Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review R

LAWRENCE RAAB is the author of seven collections of poems, including What We Don't Know aboutEach Other (1993, Winner of the National Poetry Series, and a Finalist for the National Book Award),The Probable World (2000), and Visible Signs: New and Selected Poems (2003), all published by Penguin.His latest collection is The History of Forgetting (Penguin, 2009). He teaches literature and writing at Williams College.[PSR 18]

HANS RAIMUND. Born in 1945 in Petzelsdorf,Austria, he and his wife live in Duino, Italy, and at their country housein the Austrian province of Burgenland. A gifted translator as well aswriter, Raimund received the Austrian W.H. Auden Translation Prize in 1991for his translations of Italian and French poetry. Raimund is the authorof four books of poetry and two prose collections. He was awarded Austria's prestigious Georg Trakl Prize in 1994.[PSR 3]

GURCHARAN RAMPURI (b. 1929) has been writing poetry in Punjabi for well over five decades. Author of seven volumes of poetry, he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1964 with his wife, Surjeet Kaur. His Collected Poems has recently appeared in India. Many of his lyrical poems have been set to music and sung by well-known singers such as Surinder Kaur and Jagjit Zirvi. [PSR 7]

DOUG RAMSPECK directs the Writing Center and teaches Creative Writing andComposition at The Ohio State University at Lima. His poetry collection Black Tupelo Country was published by BkMk Press in 2008. His poems have appeared in journals like West Branch, Rattle, Confrontation Magazine, Connecticut Review, Nimrod, Hunger Mountain, and Seneca Review. [PSR 16]

ROBERT RANDOLPH is a Professor Emeritus from Texas State University, and currently teaches at Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Finland and Greece. In 2006 Elixir Press published his book Floating Girl (Angel of War). [PSR 20]

TESSA RANSFORD was born in India, educated in Scotland and has lived all her adult life in Scotland apart from eight years working in Pakistan in the 1960s. She was the founder and sustainer of the Scottish Poetry Library from 1984-99 and the editor of LinesReview from 1988-98. She was awarded a Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship l ast year and visited Leipzig in March-April 2002 in order to meet with, and translate some of the work of, contemporary poets from that part of Germany. She is at present Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow based at The Centre for Human Ecology in Edinburgh. Recent publications include When It Works It Feels Like Play (Ramsay Head Press, 1998), Scottish Selection (Akros Publications, 1998), Indian Selection (Akros Publications, 2000), and Natural Selection (Akros Publications, 2001). [PSR 3]

VAUGHAN RAPATAHANA is a Māori who lives & works in Hong Kong. Poetry editor of Māori and Indigenous Review Journal until the end of 2011. Collections: Home Away Elsewhere(Proverse Hong Kong, 2011), china as kafka (Kilmog Press, 2011), and Karon Beach (Good Samaritan Press, 2012). Poems published in Asia Literary Review, Orbis, Acumen, Landfall, Otholiths, Taj Mahal Journal, and Shot Glass Journal. [PSR 24]

Born in 1944 in Felixdorf, Lower Austria, OTTO RAPP lived and was educated in Vienna. After completing service in the Austrian Air Force, he travelled throughout Europe, eventually settling in Stockholm, Sweden. As a painter he was initially self-taught, studying in various galleries and museums in Vienna and Stockholm. Travelling overseas in 1968, he wound up in Western Canada where he eventually settled in Lethbridge, Alberta. There, he attended the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program at the University of Lethbridge, graduating (magna cum laude) in 1982. In Canada, he participated in many exhibitions, and held several solo shows, culminating in the pivotal 1994 showing at The Prairie Art Gallery in Grande Prairie, Alberta, which earned him the moniker "The Mystic". [PSR 16]

MICHAEL LEE RATTIGAN is a poet and translator who has lived and taught in Mexico and Spain and lives in Caterham, UK. He translated the first complete collection of Fernando Pessoa's Alberto Caeiro poems (Rufus Books, 2007) and contributed to the Selected Writings of César Vallejo (Wesleyan UP, 2015). He is the author of two poetry collections, Liminal (Rufus Books, 2012) and Hiraeth (Black Herald Press, 2016). An upcoming collection, as grass becomes flesh, will be published by Black Herald Press in 2023. [PSR 40]

PENTTI RAUTAHARJU was born in 1932 inFinland where he got his MD degree and later a PhD at the University of Minnesota. He was nearly 40 years a professor and a career scientist in heart research in various universities in Canada and later on in the US. After his retirement he moved to Florida and started a new career as a free-lance translator of Finnish poetry and literature. [PSR 12] [PSR 13]

FRANCIS RAVEN is a science instructor in Washington DC. His books include 5-Haifun: Of Being Divisible (Blue Lion Books, 2008), Shifting the Question More Complicated (Otoliths, 2007), Taste: Gastronomic Poems (Blazevox 2005) and the novel, Inverted Curvatures (Spuyten Duyvil, 2005). His poems have been published in Bath House, Chain, Big Bridge, Bird Dog, Mudlark, Caffeine Destiny, and Spindrift. His critical essays can be found in Jacket, Logos, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, The Fulcrum Annual,and Flak. [PSR 16]

LINDA RAVENSWOOD's work has been in Flaming Arrows, The Wilshire Review,Audemus, and Enigma. She holds a BFA (Music Theatre, Art) from The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and an MA (Humanities; emphasis in Creative Writing) from Mount Saint Mary's College. She has lived extensively in the US, Ireland, and the UK. [PSR 18]

NICK RAVO is from Seattle. He had been a reporter for the Metro staff ofThe New York Times for 14 years. His creative work has been published, often under pen names, in Evergreen Review, Open Letters Monthly, and Treehouse. He has an MFA from the University of California at Riverside.[PSR 26]

PETER RAWLINGS grew up in London and New York. His poems have appeared widely in literaryjournals such as Agenda, Edinburgh Review, London Magazine, The North, Oxford Poetry,Stand, and Warwick Review. His pamphlet The Humdrum Club was published by Poetry Salzburg in June 2015.[PSR 27] [PSR 31]

TOM RAWORTH was born in London in 1938 and has lived and worked in England, Mexico, and the USA. Since 1966 he has published more than 40 books of poetry, prose, and translations. In 2014 he was awardedthe N. C. Kaser Prize in Lana, Italy. His latest books are XIVLiners (Sancho Panza Press, 2014), Structure from Motion (Edge Books, 2015), and As When: Selected Poems (Carcanet, 2015). [PSR 28]

PETER RAYNARD's collection Precarious was published by Smokestack Books in April 2018. He is the editor of Proletarian Poetry: poems of working class lives ( The site has featured over 130 poets during the past three years. His poems have appeared in The Rialto, The Interpreter’s House, Under the Radar, and South Bank Poetry. He is a member of the poetry collective Malika’s Poetry Kitchen. [PSR 33]

JEREMY REED was born in Jersey. He is acknowledgedas Britain's foremost poet and novelist, and has been described by KathleenRaine as "the most imaginatively gifted poet since Dylan Thomas." He has received all major literature rewards including the Eric Gregory Award,the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Poetry Society European Translation Prize. He lives in London, trying to avoid the literary scene. Jeremy Reed is one of the most fruitful contemporary writers and poets with about forty published novels and poetry collections. [PSR 1]

MARTIN REED grew up in Somerset and now lives in Malvern, Worcestershire. He won the National Poetry Competition in 1988. He has a HappenStance collection in print called The Two-Coat Man (HappenStance, 2008), and edited The Collected Later Poems of Vernon Scannell (Smokestack, 2022). [PSR 36] [PSR 38]

SIMON REES studied English at Trinity College, Cambridge. He worked as an English teacher inItaly and Japan, then as dramaturg for Welsh National Opera from 1989-2012, and is now a freelance writer, lecturer,and opera reviewer, living in Cardiff and travelling extensively in Europe. Poetry Salzburg published his pamphlet Animals, Beasts & Creatures (2010) and his collection The Wood below Coelbren (2014). He has recently made singing translations of Albinoni's Pimpinone and Salieri's La Locandiera for New Chamber Opera, Oxford. [PSR 16] [PSR 21] [PSR 26] [PSR 28] Born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia,

KONSTANTIN N. REGA graduated from East Anglia’s Creative Writing MA with the Ink Sweat & Tears Scholarship. He has been published by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Republic of Consciousness Prize, Mikrokosmos Journal, and The Claremont Review. He is the Digital Editor of Virginia Living and contributes to Publishers Weekly. [PSR 39]

STEPHEN REGAN is Professor of English at the University of Durham, and also Director of the Centre for Poetry and Poetics at Durham. His publications include two books on Philip Larkin and essays on W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Louis MacNeice, Robert Frost, and Seamus Heaney. He has recently completed a book on the sonnet for OxfordUniversity Press. [PSR 22]

ROBERT REHDER (1935-2009) was born and grew up in eastern Iowa. He attended Princeton, wherehe majored in Near Eastern studies. He studied at the École des langues orientales in Paris and at the University of Tehran,then returned to Princeton to do a PhD in Near Eastern Studies. From 1985 to 2005 he was Professor of English and AmericanLiterature at the University of Fribourg in French-speaking Switzerland, where he lived in the small village of Corminboeuf.He published two books of poems, The Compromises Will Be Different (Carcanet / Sheep Meadow, 1995) andFirst Things When (Carcanet, January 2009, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation). He is the author ofKing Lear, Wordsworth and the Beginnings of Modern Poetry (1981), The Poetry of Wallace Stevens (1987),and Stevens, Williams, Crane and the Motive for Metaphor (2004). He died on 6 April 2009 aged 74. [PSR 8] [PSR 16]

Born and brought up in Ayrshire, KEVIN REID lives between Scotland and other lands. He studied English Literature at the University of Dundee and worked as a full-time librarian for nine years. He now teaches English as a foreign language. He is the founding creator of the online multimedia collaborations >erasure, >erasure ii and Wordless, an image and text collaboration with George Szirtes published by Knives, Forks and Spoons Press. He was also editor of Nutshells and Nuggets, a blogzine for short poems. His poetry has been published in The Interpreter’s House, Under the Radar, Prole, The Poetry Shed, Seagate III, Scotia Extremis, Ink Sweat and Tears, and Visual Verse. He has published three pamphlets: Burdlife (Tapsalteerie, 2017), Androgyny (2018), and Suitcase (2020, both 4word). [PSR 37]

CHRISTINE REILLY is currently pursuing her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence University.She received a bachelor's degree in Psychology and English: Creative Writing at Bucknell University. She has been publishedin the Anemone Sidecar, Asinine Poetry, Breadcrumb Scabs, and other journals. She lives in New York. [PSR 20]

EDWARD REILLY (b. 1944 in Adelaide) works as sessional lecturer in literary & educationstudies at Victoria University, Melbourne. He holds a PhD in Poetics (Victoria University, 2000) and has writtenon both Sigitas Geda and Lidija Šimkute. [PSR 21]

ED REISS has written two poetry collections, Now Then (2007) and Your Sort (2011, both smith|doorstop). His poems have been published in Theology, The North, Pennine Platform, and The Rialto. [PSR 33] [PSR 35]

TIM RELFS's work has appeared in The Rialto, Acumen, The Spectator, The Frogmore Papers, Wild Court, and Ink Sweat & Tears. His most recent novel, What She Left, was published by Penguin under the pen-name TR Richmond and has been translated into more than 20 languages. He also writes for Poetry News. [PSR 40]

PIERRE REVERDY (1889-1960) was a French poet associated with Surrealism and Cubism.He was revered by André Breton, and an important influence on different Anglo-American poets, such as Kenneth Rexrothand John Ashbery. He moved to Paris in 1910 and founded the influential review Nord-Sud (1917-18) with Max Jacoband Guillaume Apollinaire. Never at ease in Paris, Reverdy left in 1926 and lived a solitary existence for therest of his life near the Abbey of Solesmes. [PSR 17]

BOHUSLAV REYNEK was born in the Czech Highlands and lived there on the family farmstead for most of his life. He attended a German highschool in Jihlava (Iglau) and married the French poet Suzanne Renaud. He translated a wide range of poets from French and German, and is a noted Czech artist. The poems in this issue come from various stages in his life, and will be included in a selection of his work in English to be published by the Charles University Press in Prague in 2016. [PSR 29]

MICHAEL REYNIER lives in England. He is the author of two collections of prose, Five Degrees of Latitude (2011) and Horthólary: Tales from Montagascony (2015, both Tartarus Press). [PSR 33]

J. STEPHEN RHODES has an MFA from the University of Southern Maine and a PhD fromEmory University. His poems have appeared in The International Poetry Review, Shenandoah, The SHOp,and Tar River Poetry, among others. His poetry collection, The Time I Didn't Know What to Do Next,was published in 2008 by Wind Publications.[PSR 25]

ALAN RIACH, Professor of Scottish Literature at Glasgow University, born in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, in 1957, is general editor of Hugh MacDiarmid’s collected works and co-editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Scottish Literature (2009) and Scotlands: Poets and the Nation (2004). He has published six collections of poetry, most recently Homecoming (2009) and The Winter Book (2017, both Luath Press). He is the editor of The International Companion to Edwin Morgan (2015) and has published English-language versions of the great Gaelic poems of the eighteenth century, Duncan Ban MacIntyre's Praise of Ben Dorain (2014) and Alasdair Mac Mhaighster Alasdair's The Birlinn of Clanranald (2015). He is the author of the 734-page Scottish Literature: An Introduction (Luath Press, 2022). [PSR 32] [PSR 34] [PSR 39] After a twenty-year silence

CHRIS RICE started to write poetry again in 2011. Since then, his work has appeared in Acumen, The London Magazine, Magma, and The Poetry Review. Extracts from a literary memoir, Matthew and Me: Diary of a Pembridge Poet 1976-2018, were published online at The London Magazine (2019, 2020, 2022). A collection of his work, Call of Nature (Lapwing Publications), appeared in 2013. [PSR 39]

OLIVER RICE's poems have appeared in journals like Georgia Review, Madison Review, Gettysburg Review,American Poetry Review, Iowa Review, and New York Quarterly.He lives in Naples, Florida. [PSR 12] [PSR 14]

MAT RICHES lives in Kent. He is a researcher for ITV. His poetry has been published in Under The Radar, South, Poetry Scotland, Poet’s Republic, Orbis, and The Interpreter’s House. [PSR 33]

DIKRA RIDHA is an Iraqi British poet, writer, translator, and Arabic Language Teacher. Shehas an MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University. Her pamphlet There Are No Americans in Baghdad's Bird Market was published by tall-lighthouse in 2009. Her poems have appeared in Edinburgh Review, Quadrant, Staple, and The Warwick Review. [PSR 27]

ELIZABETH RIDOUT is a London-based poet but originally from Yorkshire. She has had poetry and reviews featured in Agenda, The North, and The High Window and has done readings and interviews at festivals and on BBC Radio. Her debut collection, Summon, was published by Myriad Editions as part of their Spotlight Series in January 2020. [PSR 36]

JEAN RILEY moved in 2018, Year of the Sea, to Pembrokeshire, S. W. Wales. Poetry and poetry-film thrive in Narberth, and a podcast collaboration, Poetry Pause, https:/, launches just as the world shrinks from a pandemic. Her work is in Aldeburgh P.T.’s Stuff, Envoi, Obsessed with Pipework, The Rialto, Under the Radar, Mslexia, and Poetry Ireland Review. [PSR 35]

PETER RILEY was born into an environment of working people in the Manchester area in 1940 and now lives in Hebden Bridge, having previously lived in Cambridge for 28 years. He has been a teacher, bookseller, and a few other things and is the author of some fifteen books of poetry, and three of prose concerning travel and music. His most recent book is Due North (Shearsman 2016) which was shortlisted for the Forward Best Collection Prize 2016. He contributes reviews of poetry to the website The Fortnightly Review. [PSR 25][PSR 27] [PSR 31] [PSR 32]

DEE RIMBAUD. Poet, author, artist, graphicdesigner, spiritual healer, house-husband, dad and jack of many trades.His poetry, short stories and artwork have been published extensively onthe Internet and in hundreds of magazines and anthologies worldwide. Hisfirst poetry collection, The Bad Seed, was published by Stride (1998).His second collection, Dropping Ecstasy with the Angels was publishedby Blue Chrome in March 2004.[PSR 6]

MONIKA RINCK was born in Zweibrückenin 1969. She studied Religious Studies, History and Comparative Linguisticsat the University of Bochum, Berlin's Free University, and Yale University.Her work includes fumbling with matches: Herumfingern an Gleichgesinnten(SuKuLTuR, 2005), Verzückte Distanzen: Gedichte (Zu Klampen,2004), Begriffsstudio 1996-2001 (edition sutstein, 2001), and Neuesvon der Phasenfront (b_books, 1998). She currently works for INFORADIOin Berlin and teaches at the Religious Studies Department of the Free UniversityBerlin. She also translates English and American poetry into German.[PSR 9]

ELÉNA RIVERA was born in Mexico Cityand spent her childhood in Paris. She is the author of Suggestions atEvery Turn (Seeing Eye, 2005),Unknowne Land (Kelsey St., 2000),and Wale; or, the Corse (Leave, 1995). She won first prize in the1998 Stand Magazine International Poetry Competition, the 1999 FrancesJaffer Book Award, and the 1995 Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Writing.She currently lives in New York City.[PSR 10]

MICHAEL RIVIERE. Born 1919, died 1997.Educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. Army service with Sherwood Rangers(1st Cavalry Regiment) in Palestine and Crete. Poetry publications included:Poems (Tel Aviv, 1940), Poems from the French of Pierre de Ronsard and Etiennede la Boétie (1976), Troika (with Edward Lowberry andJohn Press) (both Daedalus Press, 1977), Late in the Day (1982),Selected Poems (both Mandeville Press, 1984, 1999).[PSR 8]

CONNIE ROBERTS emigrated from Ireland to the United States in 1983. In 2010 her manuscript,Not the Delft School, a collection of poetry inspired by her experiences growing up in an orphanage in CountyWestmeath, was awarded the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. In 2011 she received a Literature Bursary Award from theIrish Arts Council. She teaches Creative Writing at Hofstra University, New York, where she is also part of Hofstra'sIrish Studies Program. [PSR 22]

PETER ROBERTS had poems & stories published in a number of magazines & journals,including The South Carolina Review, Nature, Adagio, Santa Clara Review, Ship of Fools,Tryst, The Wisconsin Review, and New York Quarterly.[PSR 11]

STEPHEN THOMAS ROBERTS was awarded a BA in English by the State University ofNew York at Stony Brook in 1978 and a Juris Doctor by Yale Law School in 1984. His poetry has been published inSpring. The Journal of the E. E. Cummings Society, Blue Unicorn, Third Wednesday, Trinacria,Explosion-Proof, and Bagazine. [PSR 21]

SAM ROBERTSON grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. Currently, he is a Fellow in the Irish Studies Department at Notre Dame. His most recent publications include poems in The Hollins Critic, Prole, and The Raintown Review. [PSR 21] [PSR 32]

ELIZABETH ROBINSON lives in Berkeley;California. Her books include In the Sequence of Falling Things,Bed of Lists, House Made of Silver, and Harrow. In 2001, she was chosen as a winner of the National Poetry Series, and her manuscript will be published by Sun & Moon Press. She also has a book forthcoming from Burning Deck Press, Under the Silky Roof, in 2003. With Colleen Lookingbill, she edits EtherDome Press. [PSR 2]

MARK ROBINSON lives in Eaglescliffe near Stockton-on-Tees. His New & Selected Poems How I Learned to Sing was published by Smokestack Books in 2013. He is the founder of Thinking Practice, through which he works with arts organisations in a variety of ways. He was the founder of Scratch magazine and press, which he ran from 1989 to 1997. [PSR 25]

MATT ROBINSON's most recent collection, Against the Hard Angle, was released by Canada's ECW Press in 2010. His previous collections include no cage contains a stare that well (ECW, 2005), a full-length volume of ice hockey poems. He is currently working on a new collection, titled a fist made and then un-made. [PSR 21]

PETER ROBINSON's Collected Poems 1976-2016 was published by Shearsman in February 2017. His first novel, September in the Rain, was published by Holland House Books in 2016. His most recent collection is Bonjour Mr Inshaw (Two Rivers Press, 2020). Liverpool University Press has recently issued his critical monograph Poetry & Money: A Speculation. Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Reading, UK, he is also poetry editor for Two Rivers Press. [PSR 27] [PSR 28] [PSR 30] [PSR 33] [PSR 36]

AL ROCHELEAU works as a mentor / editorfor new and established poets at America Online's Amazing Instant Novelistsite. His work has appeared in Poetry Depth Quarterly, Outerbridge, ArtWord Quarterly, Pig Iron, and Artisan: A Journal of Craft.He lives with his wife and three children in Orlando, Florida. [PSR 5]

STEPHEN RODEFER (born 1940 in Ohio) is an American poet and painter wholives in Paris and London. After graduating from Amherst College in 1963 he studied at the State University of New York at Buffalo and San Francisco State University. He is the author of numerous volumes ofpoetry, the most recent being Call It Thought: Selected Poems (Carcanet, 2008). [PSR 15]

ZACK ROGOW was a co-winner of the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Award for Earthlight by André Breton, and winner of a Bay Area Book Reviewers Award (BABRA) for his translation of George Sand’s novel, Horace. His English version of Colette’s novel Green Wheat was nominated for the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Award and for the Northern California Book Award in translation. [PSR 36]

DAVID ROMANDA, a Canadian, currently lives in Kawasaki City, Japan. His work has appeared in Gargoyle Magazine, Magma Poetry, The New York Quarterly, PANK, PN Review, Ambit, CAROUSEL, Gargoyle, The Louisville Review, Poetry Ireland Review, and PRISM international. His chapbook, I'm Sick of Pale Blue Skies, was published by Ethel Press in spring 2021. His first poetry collection, the broken bird feeder, is slated for publication in Fall 2022. [PSR 23] [PSR 38]

NINA ROMANO earned an MA from Adelphi University and an MFA in Creative Writing from FloridaInternational University. She lived in Rome, Italy, for twenty years where many of her poems and stories are set. Shehas taught English and Literature as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University. Recently, Romano has presented poetry workshops at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference and Florida Gulf Coast University. She is the author of two poetry collections: Cooking Lessons (Rock Press, 2007) and Coffeehouse Meditations (Kitsune Books, 2010). [PSR 18]

PIERRE DE RONSARD (1524-1585). French lyricpoet, foremost among the "Pléiade" group and a leading influence in the reform and reinvigoration of French verse. He had considerable influenceon English poets of the 16th century. Collections included: Les Odes(1550), Les Amours (1552), La Continuation des Amours (1556)and Nouvelle Continuation (1556), La Franciade (1572). [PSR 8]

PADRAIG ROONEY has published one novel and three collections of poetry, the lastThe Fever Wards (Salt, 2010). He is the 2012 winner of the Listowel Single Poem Award. He lives in Switzerland.[PSR 26]

MARK ROPER was born in England in 1951 and moved to Ireland in 1980, since when he haslived in Co. Kilkenny. His poetry collections include The Hen Ark (1990), Catching the Light1997; both Peterloo), The Home Fire (Abbey Press, 1998), Whereabouts (Abbey Press / Peterloo, 2005),and Even So: New & Selected Poems (Dedalus, 2008). He was editor of Poetry Ireland Review for 1999.An experienced Creative Writing teacher, he is currently working in Adult Education in Waterford, Carlow and Kilkenny.[PSR 18]

SARAH ROSENTHAL's work has appeared inmagazines such as Aufgabe, Bombay Gin, Fourteen Hills,Shampoo, can we have our ball back?, VeRT, Lyric&,Tin Lustre Mobile, Mirage Period(ical), and Xcp (Cross Cultural Poetics).Her chapbooks include How I Wrote This Story (Margin to Margin,2001), sitings (a+bend, 2000), and not-chicago (Melodeon,1998). She is the recipient of the Primavera Fiction Prize and the Leo Litwak Award.[PSR 8]

Born in Cornwall, PAUL ROSSITER has lived in Japan for thirty-five years. After retiring in 2012 from teaching at the University of Tokyo, he founded Isobar Press, which specialises in publishing English-language poets living in, or strongly associated, with Japan, among them Andrew Fitzsimons, Jessica Goodfellow, Peter Makin, and Peter Robinson. World Without (Isobar Press, 2015) is his fifth collection of poetry. His own most recent books of poetry are Seeing Sights (2016), Temporary Measures (2017), On Arrival (2019), all published by Isobar Press, and the second, expanded Isobar edition of The Painting Stick, originally published by Peter Robinson’s Pine Wave Press in 2005. [PSR 29] [PSR 36]

JEROME ROTHENBERG (born 1931) is an American poet, translator, anthologist,and scholar. He was the editor/publisher of Hawk's Well Press in the early 1960s and of four poetry magazinessince then. He has assembled and edited several anthologies of experimental and traditional poetry, beginning withTechnicians of the Sacred (Doubleday, 1968). riptych, his thirteenth book of poems from New Directions,appeared in 2007.[PSR 15]

JASON ROTSTEIN received his training at Cornell University and at the University ofSussex on a Commonwealth Scholarship. He currently lives in Toronto where he is a research associate at theNorthrop Frye Centre and a Visiting Scholar at Massey College of the University of Toronto. He is Poetry Editor ofThe Jewish Quarterly, Film Review Editor of The Adirondack Review, and Associate Editor of Kilimanjaro,an international art magazine. His poetry has appeared recently in PN Review, Literary Review of Canada,Salamander, Poetry International, Stand, and London Magazine.[PSR 16]

ANNE ROUSE was a Royal Literary Fund Visiting Writing Fellow at St. Mary's College,University of Belfast 2004-05. The Upshot: New and Selected Poems was published by Bloodaxe in 2008. [PSR 22]

JANE ROUTH has four collections of poems and a prose book with smith|doorstop. Shortlisted for the Forward Best First Collection Prize, Circumnavigation won the Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition 2002; Teach Yourself Mapmaking was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Her most recent collection is Listening to the Night (2018). [PSR 35]

ANTONY ROWLAND lives in Manchester and teaches Creative Writing and Literature at The University of Salford. Hehas published poems in Critical Quarterly, Stand, Staple, Orbis, Leviathan Quarterly, Psychopoetica, Pennine Platform,and Poetry and Audience. His first collection, The Land of Green Ginger, was published by Salt in 2008.[PSR 10][PSR 13]

SUSANNA ROXMAN, born in Stockholm but withScottish roots, is a poet, critic, and literary scholar. She writes inboth English and Swedish. In 1984 she got a PhD in Comparative Literatureat the University of Gothenburg. She is Head of Lund University's Centerfor Classical Mythology. She has contributed to magazines such as Stand,The Spoon River Poetry Review, Orbis, and Prairie Schooner.Her poetry collection Broken Angels (Dionysia Press, 1996) receivedthe Arts Award of the City of Lund.[PSR 1][PSR 5][PSR 10]

SABYASACHI ROY. Born in Calcutta, India. Graduated in Commerce, works at an Information Technologyrelated company as an Instructional Designer. Primarily a poet in Bengali, his mother tongue. Publications in Quintessence,Mindfire Renewed, The Potomac, 13th Warrior, Malleable jangle, Underground Window, Real8, Firstwriter, Indianest, Citizen Culture and in Virtual Writer.[PSR 8]

SUTIRTHA ROY's poems have been published in The Cynic, Ascent Aspirations,Erbacce, Neon Highway, and Every Day Poets. [PSR 24]

WILLIAM RULEMAN teaches English at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee. His poemshave appeared previously in Acumen, Candelabrum, Envoi, Tears in the Fence, and many otherjournals. He has published two collections of poetry: A Palpable Presence (2001) and Profane and Sacred Loves(2002, both Feather Books). [PSR 20]

WILLIAM RUSH lives in Melbourne, Australia. He is a poet with degrees in pharmacy and theology. His third collection, Into the World’s Light, was published by Interactive Press (Queensland) in 2013. His poems have appeared in Fourteen, Island, Orbis, Poems Niederngasse, Tattoo Highway, Eureka Street, and The Pennsylvania Review. [PSR 30] [PSR 35]

INDIA RUSSELL read German and Norwegian at University College London and was aJunior Research Fellow in German at King's College London. She holds a licentiate of Guildhall School of Music and Dramawhere she specialised in Speech, Drama, and Prosody. Pattern & The Golden Thread (Paekakariki Press, 2014) is herfourth collection of poetry, the others being The Lane to Paradise (Capstick & Wagg, 2014), The Dance of Life(Godstow Press, 2010), and The Kaleidoscope of Time (Stacey International, 2007). [PSR 27] [PSR 29]

MARK RUSSELL lives in the west of Scotland. His full collections are Shopping for Punks (Hesterglock, 2017), and Spearmint & Rescue (Pindrop, 2016), and his chapbooks include א (the book of moose) (Kattywompus), and / (the book of seals) (Red Ceilings). He won the 2020 Magma Poetry Judge's Prize. Poems have also appeared in The Rialto, Tears in the Fence, The Interpreter’s House, Butcher's Dog, Stand, Shearsman, Mercurius, and The Rialto. [PSR 18] [PSR 33] [PSR 38]

JAMES RUSSELL, born in Bristol in 1948, recently retired from a post teaching and researching in cognitive-developmental psychology at Cambridge University, and now lives in London. He is the author of four collections – The Sixty-Four Seasons (Oleander, 2004), Arnos Grove (Waterloo, 2012), A True-Dream Run (Knives, Forks & Spoons 2014; a PBS recommendation), and Wounded Light (The High Window, 2018); three chapbooks – Properly Nuanced (Knives, Forks & Spoons, 2012), Neurotrash (Like This Press, 2013), and Body and Soul (Knives, Forks & Spoons, 2019); and a novel with poems Craigie’s Clevedon Poems (Knives, Forks & Spoons, 2012). His poems have appeared in Ambit, Cambridge Literary Review, Fortnighly Review, PN Review, Poetry Wales, and The Spectator. His verse-novella Stroll On is to appear from Knives, Forks & Spoons early in 2020. [PSR 34] [PSR 35]

PETER RUSSELL (1921-2003) was a British poet, translator, and critic. He spent the first half of his life – apart from war service – based in Kent and London, being the proprietor of a bookshop and editing the literary magazine Nine. Bankruptcy and divorce led to several years of travel which took him to Berlin, Venice, British Columbia, and Iran. After the Iranian Revolution he settled permanently in Italy, where he spent the rest of his life. Poetry Salzburg / University of Salzburg Press was Russell’s main publisher. All of his Salzburg books are still in print. Poetry Salzburg is going to publish a Peter Russell Casebook in 2020. [PSR 31]

ANNE RYLAND has published two poetry collections: Autumnologist (2006), shortlisted for The Forward Prize for Best First Collection, and The Unmothering Class (2011, both Arrowhead). Her poems have appeared in anthologies including Land of Three Rivers (Bloodaxe, 2017) and The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry (2019), and in journals such as Agenda, Long Poem Magazine, Oxford Poetry, Magma, The North, Poetry Review, and . She works as a writing tutor in a range of community settings across Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. [PSR 35]