September 19, 2008
Mark Heinlein’s poetry has been published in Reed: A Journal of Poetry & Prose, and presented live at numerous venues, including the Kaucher/ Mitchell Oral Interpretation & Storytelling Competition, the Poetry & Music Festival at San Jose City College, Banned Books Week, and the 2008 Cinequest Film Festival. Mark was a finalist for the 2008 Edwin Markham Poetry Prize and nominated for the 2007 A.W.P. Intro Award. He is currently a student in the M.F.A. program at San Jose State University.
Kristen Tracy’s poems have appeared in Threepenny Review, AGNI, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly and elsewhere. She co-edited A Chorus for Peace: A Global Anthology of Poetry by Women, which was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2002. Kristen has also had two young adult novels published by Simon & Schuster — Lost It and Crimes of the Sarahs – and her first middle-grade novel — Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus — is being published by Random House next year. http://www.kristentracy.com/
Joel Katz’s his first book of poetry Away was published in April by Mayapple Press, and his poems have appeared in The Sand Hill Review, The Montserrat Review, West Wind Review and Disquieting Muses Quarterly. He is a member of the Steering Committee and regular participant at Waverley Writers in Palo Alto, and has several times been a guest on the poetry program Out of Our Minds on KKUP 91.5 FM in Cupertino.
Meredith Alexander Kunz is a writer and editor. Her journalism has appeared in Newsweek, The Industry Standard, California Lawyer, Stanford, and Stanford Business magazines. She has studied poetry with writers including Robin Ekiss, Charlotte Muse, and Louise Glück. She draws inspiration from her interests in nature and history, as well as from her family, especially her two daughters.
Paul Carroll works as an attorney bringing environmental lawsuits in northern California on behalf of public interest groups such as the Sierra Club. His poetry gets written in the crevices between his job and his two delightful children. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Cranky Literary Journal, The MacGuffin, and The Florida Review.