B.H. Fairchild's Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest is a finalist for the National Book Critic's Prize in Poetry.  Art of the Lathe, from Alice James Books, emerged as the sleeper hit of 1998, winning The Kingsley Tufts, William Carlos Williams and PEN/West awards.  He teaches at UC San Bernardino. 

liz gonzález' volume of poems, Beneath Bone, was published by Manifest Press. Her poetry, short fiction, and short memoirs have appeared in numerous publications, most recently in Comet, So Luminous the Wildflowers: An Anthology of California Poets, ARTLIFE, Luna, and Brujula<>Compass. And she is a featured poet in Tebot Bach's Poets of Southern California Swimsuit Calendar. She teaches creative writing for the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program and the LBCC Upward Bound Program. Currently, liz is developing a manuscript based her grandmother's experiences as a youth in San Bernardino from 1921-1931. Check out her website.

David Lehman’s poetry collections include The Evening Sun, Valentine Place, and The Daily Mirror: A Journal in Poetry, all from Scribner.  His exploration of the detective genre, The Perfect Murder, was nominated for an Edgar Award.  He is chief editor of the popular Best American Poetry series and teaches at Bennington College, The New School and in the undergraduate honors program at NYU.

Suzanne Lummis' most recent book In Danger was published by Heyday Books/Roundhouse Press.  Recent poems appear in the anthology of essays and poetry Misread City: New Literary Los Angeles edited by Scott Timberg and Dana Gioia (Red Hen Press) and The Quercus Review.  Poems will likely show up in the second issue of the new L.A. literary magazine Pool, and in California Legacy: Poetry from the Gold Rush to the Present (Heyday Books). She teaches beginning through master classes in poetry for the UCLA Extension Writers' Program and directs the biannual Los Angeles Poetry Festival.  She is Literary Director for The Arroyo Arts Collective's Poetry in the Windows project in Highland Park.

Charles Webb is a recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. His poetry collections include Reading the Water (winner of the Samuel French Morse Poetry Award), Liver, and Tulip Farms and Leper Colonies.  He is a professor of English at California State University, Long Beach.


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