December 17, 2011

Rose Window I Felt Cold

Wanda Phipps is a writer/performer and author of six books including Field of Wanting: Poems of Desire and Wake-Up Calls: 66 Morning Poems. Her poetry has been translated into Ukrainian, Hungarian, Arabic, Bangla and Galician. Her website is:

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December 16, 2011

Saint Festive's Illegitimate Child

Daniela Olszewska is the author of two full-length collections of poetry, Citizen J (Artifice Books, forthcoming) and cloudfang : : cakedirt (Horse Less Press, forthcoming). She sits on Switchback Books' Board of Directors and serves as Associate Poetry Editor of H_NGM_N. Daniela is pursuing her MFA at the University of Alabama, where she teaches creative writing in conjunction with The Alabama Prison Arts & Education Project.

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December 15, 2011

Hors de combat

Kristine Snodgrass collaborative work with Neil de la Flor and Maureen Seaton is forthcoming in a book, TWO THIEVES & A LIAR (JackLeg Press 2012). She lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

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December 13, 2011

Owl Pages

Laynie Browne's most recent books include Roseate, Points of Gold (Dusie 2011) and The Desires of Letters (Counterpath, 2010).

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December 12, 2011


Kate Greenstreet's books are The Last 4 Things and case
, both from Ahsahta Press. Her site is at

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December 11, 2011


Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese regularly publishes translations of contemporary Polish poetry into English. As a translator and writer, she has been involved in the Metropoetica project – ‘Poetry and Urban Space: Women writing cities’ ( She is a contributing editor to Poetry Wales and co-editor of Przekładaniec. A Journal of Literary Translation (Kraków, Poland). Two years ago she moved to Copenhagen. She has been working on a sequence of poems about learning to live in a third language.

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