Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review L

PETER LABERGE is an emerging teenage writer. He was recently awarded the 2011 Renee Duke Youth Award. His work is featured or forthcoming in The Blue Pencil Online, Prick of the Spindle, Polyphony H. S., Anti-, and The Claremont Review. He is the editor-in-chief of The Adroit Journal, a literary publication he created to benefit charity. [PSR 22]

BRUCE LADER, originally from New York City, has lived in Oregon, California, on Vancouver Island, and currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has recent poetry in literary journals including, New Millennium Writings, Potomac Review, and the anthology Poetic Voices without Borders (Gival Press, 2005). [PSR 7] [PSR 9]

DEBASISH LAHIRI teaches English Literature at Lal Baba College, under the University of Calcutta. His first collection First Will and Testament was published by Writers Workshop, Kolkata, in 2012. He is also a regular contributor to The Statesman, Kolkata. [PSR 25]

STEVE LANGAN is the author of a collection of poems, Freezing (New Issues, 2001), and a chapbook, Notes on Exile & Other Poems (Backwaters Press, 2005). His poems have appeared in a variety of journals in the United States. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska, where he is on the Teaching and Residency Faculty of the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing Program. [PSR 13]

W. F. LANTRY studied at L'Université de Nice, Boston University, and the University of Houston. In 2010 he won the Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry. His work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Prairie Fire, Ellipsis, Unsplendid, Istanbul Literature Review, and The Wallace Stevens Journal, among other journals. He currently works in Washington, DC. [PSR 19]

NICK LANTZ is the author of three books of poetry, most recently How to Dance as the Roof Caves In (Graywolf Press, 2014). In 2010, former U. S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky selected his second book of poetry, The Lightning That Strikes the Neighbors’ House (U of Wisconsin P, 2010), for the Felix Pollack Prize in Poetry. His fourth book, You, Beast, is forthcoming in 2017. He teaches in the Creative Writing program at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. [PSR 29]

ELSE LASKER-SCHÜLER was born in 1876 in Elberfeld. She lived in Berlin from 1894-1933, was involved in the early expressionist movement and co-editor of the literary periodical Der Sturm. Author of prose and poetry, her works include the collections Der siebente Tag, Hebräische Balladen, Der Prinz von Theben and the prose writings Der Malik and Das Hebräerland. She left Germany in 1933 and lived mostly in Israel until her death in 1945. [PSR 4]

ANDREW LATIMER has recently graduated from the University of Glasgow, with First Class Honours in English Literature. He will be studying for an MA in English at Oxford, St. John’s with a particular interest in Ezra Pound's use of the typewriter. [PSR 24] [PSR 25]

ALAN CHONG LAU grew up in Paradise, California and received a BA in Art from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of no hurry (Cash Machine, 2007), Blues and Greens: A Produce Worker's Journal (University of Hawai'i Press, 1999), Songs for Jadina (Greenfield Review Press, 1980), and The Buddha Bandits Down Highway 99 (with Lawson Fusao Inada and Garrett Kaoru Hongo; Buddhahead Press, 1978). He serves as Arts Editor for the International Examiner, a Seattle-based Asian American community newspaper. [PSR 13]

CHARLES G. LAUDER, Jr. was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, but now lives in south Leicestershire with his wife and two children. Poems have appeared in Green Fuse, California Quarterly, The Interpreter's House, Poetry Monthly, Poetry Nottingham International, Agenda, and are forthcoming in Stand and Envoi. [PSR 11]

LEO LAVERY, aged 69. Graduate from Queen’s University Belfast. Published one small volume in 1992: East Down View (Lapwing). [PSR 9]

ROBERT LEACH was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, and educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge University. He is a theatre practitioner and historian. He has a PhD from Cambridge University and was Reader in Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham before becoming Senior Lecturer in English and European Literature at Edinburgh University. He has had three collections of poetry published: Boy and Baggage (2001), Sour Cream (2006), and After the Storm (2011; all Dionysia Press). His poetic epic, The Journey to Mount Kailash, was published by Indigo Dreams in 2010. [PSR 7] [PSR 11] [PSR 11]

SARAH LEAVESLEY is a journalist, short fiction writer, poet, and editor at V. Press poetry and flash fiction imprint. Winner of the Overton Poetry Prize 2015, her pamphlet-length sequence Lampshades & Glass Rivers was published by Lamplight Press in 2016. Her latest full collections are plenty-fish (Nine Arches Press, 2015) and The Magnetic Diaries (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, 2015). [PSR 30]

MARIE LECRIVAIN is the editor-publisher of poeticdiversity: the litzine of Los Angeles. She has been published in various journals, including Aesthetica, Edgar Allan Poetry Journal, The Los Angeles Review, and Non-Binary Review. Her newest book, The Virtual Tablet of Irma Tre (Edgar & Lenore's Publishing House, 2014), is a series of alchemical poems. [PSR 11] [PSR 14] [PSR 19] [PSR 27]

KAREN AN-HWEI LEE is an Asian American poet from the United States. She is the author of Ardor (Tupelo Press, 2008), In Medias Res (Sarabande Books, 2004), and a chapbook, God's One Hundred Promises (Swan Scythe Press, 2002). She lives and teaches in greater Los Angeles, California, where she is a novice harpist. [PSR 21]

WENDI M. LEE was born and raised in Honolulu, and since has lived in rural Kentucky, New York City, and Pittsburgh. In 2005, she received an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, and an MA in Literature from the University of Louisville. She has work forthcoming or published in Plainsongs, Oyez Review, Inkwell, Common Ground Review, Roanoke Review, The Portland Review, PMS Journal, Main Street Rag, and Hawai'i Pacific Review. [PSR 22]

MELISSA LEE-HOUGHTON writes poetry and fiction and reviews for The Short Review. Her work has appeared in Tears in the Fence, Succour, and Stand. [PSR 19]

MARK LEECH has published two chapbooks, London Water (Flarestack, 2008) and Chang'an Poems (Original Plus, 2012). His poems and translations have appeared in a wide range of magazines including Agenda, Magma, MPT, The Reader, Tears in the Fence, and The Wolf. [PSR 25]

KAREN LEEDER is Professor of Modern German Literature at the University of Oxford. Her translations of contemporary German-language poetry (Volker Braun, Ulrike Almut Sandig, Michael Krüger, Durs Grünbein) have appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation, PN Review, and Poetry Review. Her translation of Durs Grünbein's "Childhood in the Diorama" won first prize in The Times Stephen Spender Competition 2013. Together with David Constantine she edited and translated Rubble Flora: Selected Poems of Volker Braun (Seagull Press, 2014). Her translation of Evelyn Schlag's Selected Poems (Carcanet, 2004) won the Schlegel-Tieck prize in 2005 and she is currently preparing a new volume of Schlag's poetry for Carcanet. [PSR 26]

RICHARD LEIGH is a former editor of Eonta and Musics. He has had a small collection of poems, The Bellmaker, published (1998), as well as a larger collection, Accidents of Birth (2007, both Nettle Press) and a few poems in various journals and in the Kater Murr's Press series. He lives in London. [PSR 3] [PSR 4] [PSR 16]

EINO LEINO (1878-1926) is considered the greatest poet of Finland's written tradition. He was 18 years old when his first major collection was published, followed by 31 other poetic collections among other major literary works. Leino was the leading force in Finnish poetry during the formative years of the country aspiring for independence during the last period of the Czarist Russia. [PSR 12]

CLAIRE LEJEUNE was born in the Hainaut, Belgium. She is the founder of the internationally renown Cahiers Internationaux de Symbolisme and Réseaux. Her photographic writings - analphabétiques - often feature alongside her poetry. In 1984 she was awarded the Prix Canada-Communauté Française de Belgique de Littérature for the body of her work. Selected titles: La gangue et le feu (1963), Le pourpre (1966), Le dernier testament (1969), Elle (1969), Mémoire de rien (1972). [PSR 8]

JOHN LEMMON teaches Literature and Creative Writing in the School of Arts at Surrey University. He has published widely in English magazines and has a pamphlet coming out this year. He also edits the literary magazine Retort. [PSR 4]

RAYMOND LEONARD was born at the height of the Manchester blitz. During his apprenticeship he won a scholarship to study Engineering, and later gained a PhD. He is author of over two hundred wide-ranging scientific papers, which include a technique now used to safeguard the ozone layer, and an expert system for cardio-angioplasty. He published a series of novels in the 1980s, whose titles included The Nostradamus Inheritance (1985), OMEGA (1986, both Poplar Press), and Legacy of the Shroud (Star Books, 1988). [PSR 7]

ALEXANDER LERNET-HOLENIA (1897-1976) was the author of 25 plays, 24 novels, many short stories, novellas, poetry collections, essays, biographies, translations, radio and television plays. Throughout his wide ranging oeuvre, he conveys the image of an Austria haunted by the social and political elements of the lost Austro-Hungarian Empire. Except for his popular stage comedies and his poetry, much of his work was banned after the 1938 Anschluss of Austria to Nazi Germany. Mars im Widder (1941) is considered to be the only Austrian resistance novel published in the Third Reich. He was the president of the Austrian PEN Club from 1969 to 1972. No poetry collection in English translation has been published so far. [PSR 24]

LOUISE LANDES LEVI was born in New York City in 1944. She graduated with honors from the University of California at Berkeley. She has lived in the Netherlands, Italy, India, and the USA. Her books include Departure (Guus Bauer, 1986), Concerto (City Lights Books, 1988), Extinction (Left Hand Books, 1990), The Tower (Il Bagatto, 1994), and Guru Punk (Cool Grove Press, 1999). [PSR 13]

JOHN LEVY is a lawyer in Tucson, Arizona who works for the Public Defender's Office doing felony trial work. His most recent publication is Twelve Poems, published by tel-let in their on-line series. He has recently published work in the following magazines: First Intensity, CLWN WR, Shearsman, and NOON: Journal of the Short Poem. [PSR 6] [PSR 9] [PSR 12]

SIMON LEYLAND is based in Co. Galway, Ireland. He has had two pamphlets published, The Ramblings of an Unkempt Man (2010) and The Language of Exile (2011, both Erbacce Press). He is currently working on his first novel which will be published by Windmill Books in early 2012. [PSR 20]

TIM LIARDET is Professor of Poetry at Bath Spa University, England, and has produced seven collections of poetry. Seren published three collections – Competing with the Piano Tuner (1998, Poetry Book Society Special Commendation, short-listed for the Whitbread Poetry Prize), To the God of Rain (2003, Poetry Book Society Recommendation), and The Blood Choir (2006, Arts Council England Writer's Award, Poetry Book Society Recommendation, shortlisted for T. S. Eliot Prize). The Storm House is his latest collection (Carcanet, 2011). Madame Sasoo Goes Bathing, a pamphlet, appears later this year from Shoestring Press. [PSR 24]

BÉATRICE LIBERT was born in Amay but now lives in Liège where she works as a teacher, librarian and poetry critic. Selected titles: La langue du désir et du déssaroi (1992), Le bonheur inconsolé (1997), Le rameur sans rivage (1999), Un arbre cogne à la vitre (2000), Litanie pour un doute (2004). [PSR 8]

ROBERT LIETZ (born 1946) is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Ohio Northern University. His poems have appeared in, among others, Agni Review, Antioch Review, Carolina Quarterly, Epoch, The Georgia Review, Mid-American Review, The Missouri Review, The North American Review, The Ontario Review, Poetry, and Shenandoah. He is the author of seven collections of poems. [PSR 22]

KATE LIGHT lives in New York City. Her poems have appeared in magazines such as Dark Horse, The Paris Review, Hudson Review, Washington Post Book World, Barrow Street, Kean Review, Wisconsin Review, Dogwood, Carolina Quarterly, and The Formalist. Three books of poetry: The Laws of Falling Bodies (Story Line Press, 1997), Open Slowly (Zoo Press, 2003), and Gravity's Dream (West Chester University Poetry Center, 2006). [PSR 24]

RICHARD LIGHTHOUSE, a writer and poet, is also an inventor, artist, pilot, and musician. He holds an MS from Stanford University. His work has been published in West Hills Review, Red Cedar Review, Mudfish and other magazines. [PSR 10] [PSR 14]

IRA LIGHTMAN currently works around Durham and Newcastle in disability support, creative writing teaching, IT for beginners and poetry in schools. His 200+ pp of small press publications are itemised in, for example, O to Subject (Liverpool: Radiator, 2003); and, more fully, Hands across a Love Culture (Hereford: Spanner, 1999). His first full-length book, Trancelated, is free at www.ubu.com/ubu. [PSR 7]

JOANNE LIMBURG has published two books of poetry with Bloodaxe: Femenismo (2000) and Paraphernalia (2007). A memoir, The Woman Who Thought Too Much, is forthcoming from Atlantic Books in 2010. She is currently Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge. [PSR 17]

JOW LINDSAY grew up in South Africa and now lives in London. He is one of the editors of Bad Press. He also writes as Francis Crot and Helen Bridwell and a dozen other pseudonyms, though one hears his real name pronounced as Joe. Neither he nor his avatars have a glue-for-binding book in the world yet, though the one called Crot has published forty-four pages of a cut-up novel-with-verse that, if it's ever finished, might be titled The Tragedy of Beyoncé Knowles. [PSR 15]

FRANÇOISE LISON-LEROY lives and works as a teacher in Tournai. She is as well known for her plays and short stories as she is for her poetry. Selected titles: La mie de terre est bonne (1983), L'apprivoise (1984), Elle, d'urgence (1989), Pays géomètre (1991), Lettres d'appel (1996), Marie-Gasparine (1999), Le dit de petite elle (2000). [PSR 8]

JACK LITTLE (b. 1987) is a British-Mexican poet, editor and translator based in Mexico City and Palma de Mallorca. He is the author of Elsewhere (Eyewear, 2015) and is the founding editor of The Ofi Press. He was the Poet-in-Residence at The Heinrich Böll Cottage on Achill Island in the west of Ireland in July 2016. [PSR 31]

PIPPA LITTLE is a Scottish poet based in Northumberland. Two collections: The Spar Box (Vane Women, 2006), a PBS choice, and Foray (Biscuit, 2009). A third, Overwintering, out 2012 from OxfordPoets, Carcanet. Winner of Eric Gregory Award, Northern Arts Award, New Writing North Promise Award (The Andrew Waterhouse Prize), Young Scots Poet Award, Biscuit International Poetry Prize, Norman MacCaig Centenary Poetry Prize, the Scotsman Hogmanay Haiku Prize. Founder and secretary of Carte Blanche, a women's writing workshop. [PSR 20]

CHRISTOPHER LITTLEWOOD was born in 1992. He was educated in the United States and England and currently lives in Shanghai. [PSR 22]

DAVID LLOYD directs the Creative Writing Program at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, USA. He is the author of nine books, including a fiction collection, Boys: Stories and a Novella (2004), and a novel, Over the Line (2013; both Syracuse UP), as well as three poetry collections: The Everyday Apocalypse (Three Conditions Press, 2002), The Gospel According to Frank (New American Press, 2009), and Warriors (Salt, 2012). In 2000, he received the Poetry Society of America's Robert H. Winner Memorial Award, judged by W. D. Snodgrass. [PSR 24]

CHARLES LOCK has been Professor of English Literature at the University of Copenhagen since 1996. Prior to that he was Professor of English at the University of Toronto. Raised in England and educated at Oxford, he has written extensively on Thomas Hardy and John Cowper Powys. Among the contemporary poets on whom he has published are Geoffrey Hill, Roy Fisher, Les Murray, Derek Walcott, and Anne Blonstein. [PSR 21]

CHRISTOPHER LOCKE (born in Laconia, NH in 1968) received an MFA from Goddard College. His poems have appeared in such magazines as The Literary Review, The Southeast Review, Connecticut Review, Atlanta Review, The Chattahoochee Review, and Agenda. His three chapbooks of poetry are Possessed (Main Street Rag, 2005), Slipping Under Diamond Light (Clamp Down Press, 2002), and How To Burn (Adastra Press, 1995). His first full length collection of poems, End of American Magic, is forthcoming from Salmon. [PSR 16]

DUANE LOCKE, Doctor of Philosophy, English Renaissance literature, Professor Emeritus of the Humanities was Poet in Residence at the University of Tampa for over 20 years. He is also a painter, having many exhibitions, his latest at the city art museum in Gainesville and the Polk Historical Theater in Lakeland. [PSR 8]

SHERYL LOEFFLER is a writer and musician who has made Canada her home. She moved to Malta in April 2005 for one glorious snowless year and returned to Canada in May 2006. Her work has been published in literary magazines in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan. [PSR 10] [PSR 15]

PARVIN LOLOI is a scholar and translator with particular interests in the connections between the literatures of the English and Persian-speaking worlds. Her study of the English translations of Hafiz will soon be published by I.B. Tauris of London. [PSR 3]

SALLY LONG has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East London and is a PhD student at Exeter University researching and writing poetry springing from The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. She has had poems published in Agenda, Ink Sweat & Tears, Prole, and Snakeskin. She edits the webzine Allegro Poetry Magazine. [PSR 28]

GEORGE LOONEYis the founder of the BFA in Creative Writing Program at Penn State Erie, editor-in-chief of Lake Effect, translation editor of Mid-American Review, and co-founder of the Chautauqua Writers' Festival. His latest books are Meditations before the Windows Fail (Lost Horse Press, 2015), Structures the Wind Sings Through (Full/Crescent Press, 2014), Monks Beginning to Waltz (Truman State UP, 2012), and A Short Bestiary of Love and Madness (Stephen F. Austin State UP, 2011). [PSR 28]

SANTOS LÓPEZ was born in Anzoátegui state, Venezuela, in 1955 and graduated in Media Studies at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He was co-founder and for many years director of the Casa de la Poesía "Pérez Bonalde", which organized a yearly international "Poetry Week". He twice won the Caracas municipal prize for poetry (1986 and 2001). He has published seven books of poetry; in 2004 Grupo Editorial Eclipsidra brought out Soy el animal que creo, an anthology of his work. [PSR 17]

YANN LOVELOCK is a Birmingham (UK) based writer and translator whose Landscape With Voices was published by University of Salzburg Press in 1995. As a Buddhist, he has been widely involved in educational work and inter-faith dialogue. Currently he is also involved in inner-city Capacity Building and edits his area's community newspaper, Bright Spark, in characteristically lively manner. [PSR 1]

EDWARD LOWBURY has published over twenty collections of poems, including Time for Sale (1961), Daylight Astronomy (1968), The Night Watchman (1974), Selected & New Poems (1990), Collected Poems (1993), and Mystic Bridge (1997). Also Hallmarks of Poetry: Reflections on a Theme (Essays, 1994). He is co-author, with Alison Young, of To Shirk No Idleness (Poetry Salzburg), a critical biography of her father, the poet Andrew Young. [PSR 1]

TOM LOWENSTEIN, born near London in 1941, studied at Cambridge University. He taught English and Creative Writing at Northwestern University, worked for the Alaska State Museum and spent a year, in the mid-1970s, in an Alaskan Eskimo village, recording and translating its legends and histories. Collections: The Death of Mrs Owl (Anvil, 1977), Filibustering in Samsara (Many Press, 1987), Ancient Land: Sacred Whale (Bloomsbury, 1993), and Ancestors and Species: New & Selected Ethnographic Poetry (Shearsman, 2005). [PSR 15]

RUPERT M. LOYDELL is Senior Lecturer in English with Creative Writing at University College Falmouth, and the editor of Stride magazine. From 1982-2008 he was the Managing Editor of Stride Books. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including the recent Boombox from Shearsman (2009), and A Music Box of Snakes, co-authored with Peter Gillies, from Knives, Forks & Spoons Press (2011). [PSR 5] [PSR 11] [PSR 16] [PSR 19]

YI LU (born 1956) is a theatre scenographer who leads a parallel life as a poet. Since the 1980s, she has established herself as one of the most widely-read female poets in contemporary China. Currently serving as a design artist at the People's Art Theatre in Fujian, she is also ranked as China's foremost theatrical stage and set designer. She lives in the southern coastal city of Fuzhou. [PSR 20]

CURTIS LUCKEY currently resides in North Hollywood, CA. He holds a BA in Creative Writing from Cal State Northridge. [PSR 27]

RICHARD LUFTIG is a Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Miami University in Ohio (USA). His poems have appeared in Borderlands Poetry Review, Plainsongs, Wisconsin Review, and elsewhere. His third chapbook Off the Map was published by Dos Madres Press in 2007. He and his wife currently reside in California. [PSR 18]

TATJANA LUKIC published four books of poetry across former Yugoslavia, and won a few national awards in the 1980s. Philosophy & sociology graduate from University of Sarajevo, lived in Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and the Czech Republic, and worked as a college teacher, researcher and editor. In 1992 migrated to Australia, and did not write for years. Lives in Canberra, works as a researcher, and now writes and translates poetry again. Publishes in literary journals across continents. [PSR 9]

ALEXIS LYKIARD's contributions to issue 4 of PSR are extracts from Jean Rhys Afterwords, a short sequel to his widely acclaimed Jean Rhys Rivisited (Stride, 2000). He is currently translating Antonin Artaud’s novel Héliogabale, Ou L’Anarchiste Couronné for Creation Books. Lykiard’s new poetry collection Skeleton Keys will be published by Redbeck Press in 2003. [PSR 2] [PSR 4]

JOHN LYONS, painter and poet, was born in Trinidad in 1933; he lives in Ely, Cambridgeshire. He has published six collections of poetry: Lure of the Cascadura (Bogle-L’Ouverture, 1989), Behind the Carnival (1994), Voices from the Silk Cotton Tree (2002), No Apples in Eden (2009), A Carib Being in Cymru (2015, all smith/doorstop), and Dancing in the Rain (Peepal Tree Press, 2015), a collection of poems for young readers, which was shortlisted for the 2016 CLiPPA award. Cook-up in a Trini Kitchen (Peepal Tree Press, 2009) is a book of recipes, poems, anecdotes, and illustrative drawings. He is the three-times winner of the Peterloo Poets Afro-Caribbean, Asian Poetry Prize (1987, 1988, 1991). In 2013 he received the Windrush Arts Achieve-ment Award. [PSR 31]

ANDRZEJ LYSZKOWICZ was born in 1970 in Olsztyn, Poland. He took his MA in American Literature at the University of Warsaw and lectured English at Warsaw University of Technology before moving to England. His pamphlet Terrifying Fruit was published by Creative Future in 2013. He lives in Brighton. [PSR 28]