notes on contributors
 

cauldron & net is an annual electronic magazine whose objective is to showcase a selection of the wide variety of diverse creative voices to be encountered on the www, inclusive of both web specific and non-web specific work. we seek to publish these works in an immersive atmosphere - one which is highly visual and which attempts to orchestrate each issue as a composition in itself, an atmosphere which is both formed of and in-formed by the inter/play and richness evoked by the multiplicity of this gathering.

the myriad branches of the arts are expanding greatly via the web, both in terms of new forms of expression [hypertext/hypermedia], and in terms of accessibility for a great many different peoples. the web is a global feast, and our goal is to offer a choice taste of this repast.

cauldron & net is designed, edited and published by Claire A. Dinsmore/Studio Cleo ©1999 - 2001. Pittsburgh, PA. All © Copyrights regarding the respective works included in the journal remain with the original authors and artists. For further information regarding this publication, please contact: cauldroninfo X studiocleo.com, attention: Editor. Please replace the "X" with an "@" sign [this is an effort to try to deter the hoards of SPAM received at this addess].

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adrian luna:

simple, kind, quite, outrageous, fun, happy, sad, emotional, sensative, tentative, director, designer, artist, fast, blurry, warm, soft, transparent, translucent, lucid, fluid, intense, athletic, alone, together, person.

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amy king:

Amy lives in Brooklyn with her dog, Junko. She is currently studying Japanese. 

her [print] publications include: 

  • The Hat, Forthcoming 2000
  • 9-0 - Housepress, Forthcoming 2000
  • The Brooklyn Review - Spring 1999
  • Poetry New York: A Journal of Poetry and Translation - Feb./March 1999
  • The Small Press Newsletter (Buffalo) - Spring 1998
links:

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anne stahl:

Anne Stahl was born in Germany in 1968, but spent the forming years of her life in Dublin, Ireland, where she studied painting and graduated with a distinction in 1994. She has represented Ireland nationally and internationally on many occasions, one of which was in a meeting with former US president Bill Clinton. Stahl's paintings are abstract visions of landscapes, and her recent series 'bog' and 'the marina project' deal with the beauty of endangered places and the desire and need to help protect them. Stahl has exhibited in many group and solo shows throughout Europe, the US and Australia, she has received a number of highly regarded awards, and is collected by Banks, the BBC, Auction Houses, etc. Since 1999 Stahl has moved to the USA, where she hopes to remain and work on new paintings.

You can see her work online at: http://www.clubi.ie/stahl. The site includes images of many of her paintings dating from 1994, a CV, photos, news and exhibitions, and interesting links.

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benny chatrer

Ben Chatrer has been writing and performing in London,New York and Los Angeles since the early 80's.He has appeared on "The Gong Show","The Uncle Floyd Show",as well as in a Japanese T.V. documentary on the strange side of L.A. culture.His tunes have caught the attention of Kate Bush and Andy Partridge,among others. He currently resides in New Jersey. 

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bobby george:

It is an enormous task, describing oneself. It is a passing moment, a fleeting sentence, a glimpse. The subtle, peculiar and foreign experiences such a person may have, embody an acute awareness that extracts, invents and creates. It is these particular sensations that unhinge existence an are so hard to grasp. That is why we shouldreinvent the way we write, reinvent ourselves and constantly rewrite, our own biographies.

"The true writer has nothing to say. What counts is the way he says it." Robbe-Grillet.

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carole guevin:

Design is my passion. My forte = imaging + concepts + interface. Compelling visuals that translates a message are what motivate my work, especially in view of online communications where I believe content has to be sustained with eye candy.

Parallel research in chromatics, visual architecture are driving my passion. I've worked in ad agencies, designed clothes, decors and costumes, jewelry and print design. Sort of speaking I've worked in micro projects signature print collaterals) and macro projects (chromatic palette + team coaching to repaint an art deco theater). I like to create images that becomes windows whereas the imagination of viewers is enticed to wander in. I have been involved in creativity/design for too long to mention here.

links:

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carolyn guertin:

A literary advisor to the Electronic Literature Organization, Carolyn Guertin is a scholar of the new media arts, specializing in the feminist avant-garde, at the University of Alberta, Canada. She is a Curator of
'Assemblage: The Women's New Media Gallery' and occupies studio space at the trAce Online Writing Community. Her own creative and critical workshave been published internationally in print and online.

Links:

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catherine daly

Catherine Daly's poems at Cauldron & Net are part of a book-length project, Reading Fundamentals. She lives in Los Angeles. Teaches poetry writing online and in person at UCLA Extension.

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cecil touchon: no comment.

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charles alexander:

Charles Alexander shares a Tucson life and studio with visual artist Cynthia Miller. At home, they are joined by two daughters, two dogs, and a guinea pig. This summer all but the dogs and guinea pig are going to Naropa University in Boulder, where Charles will teach a course titled "The Book of the Poem, The Poem of the Book." Just a few years ago he was directing Minnesota Center for Book Arts and often running around Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis. While there, he edited Talking The Boundless Book: Art, Language, and the Book Arts. His books of poems include Hopeful Buildings (Chax, 1990), arc of light / dark matter (Segue, 1992), Four Ninety Eight to Seven (Meow, 1998), Pushing Water 1-6 (Standing Stones, 1998), and Pushing Water/3 Poems (a volume shared with Tom Raworth, Chax, 1998). Etudes: D & D will be published in Spring 2001 by Quarry Press. Alexander guides Chax Press into various poetic and artistic publications and collaborations; he also collaborates frequently with Anne Bunker and Chuck Koesters of Tucson's Orts Theatre of Dance, most recently on the dance theatre piece, Balanced Edge (see review at http://www.orts.org/Star/ORTSREVIEW.html), during performances of which Alexander's poetry was heard as he was barely seen while stationed on the catwalk far above the audience and the stage occupied by dancers on trapezes. It is from spaces like that, or like those in the book's never still pages, that he imagines new works.

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cristina bocobo:

As a sculptor of welded metal, Cristina Enriquez-Bocobo created large abstract art works which were strongly realized and could disassemble in a way that allowed them to fit into a New York City cab.

Cristina Enriquez-Bocobo's furniture, designed and produced by her company ENRIQUEZ BOCOBO CONSTRUCTS, applies the same principles of functionality to her line of elegant contemporary furniture designs.

ENRIQUEZ BOCOBO CONSTRUCTS creates furniture which accommodates the modern individual needs to have beautiful, high-quality, and multi-functional designs which fit equally well in an aesthetically conscious home or visually dynamic office.

Her new line of 'integrated furniture' applies the classic lines of Modern Deco to a desk which references a 1920's deco vanity while being fully functional as a unique Computer/Multi-Media Desk. This desk anticipates the way we want to live and interact with developing technology.

All of the designs are limited edition or custom pieces and have special elements which render each unique - such as the sculptural arm of a settee made of an exotic wood or a center table with a recessed display box in which holds precious objects.

Enriquez-Bocobo has a multi-disciplined design and art background encompassing education from Smith College and Columbia University; design history as Director of Product Development and Design for SADesigns, New York City; and extensive art background as Specialist of Contemporary Photographs and Multi-Media Art at SOTHEBY'S in New York and London. In addition, she also has an internet design company, COCOBijoux.com, which produces high-end gold jewelry, home accessories, and soft products.

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david fujino

David Fujino is a Toronto-based poet/actor/artist. His poetry has been published in North America, Britain, South America, and Japan. 

Publications include, "poethia: writing - online", issue two, February 2001; a "housepress" pamphlet (Calgary, Alberta, 2000); and "West Coast Line", #25 (32/1), Spring / Summer 1998, Simon Fraser U, Burnaby, B.C. 

His work has been anthologized in "Paper Doors", an anthology of Japanese Canadian poetry (Coach House Press, Toronto), and "Anthology of Japanese American/Japanese Canadian Poetry" (Doyoh-Bijutsu-Sha, Tokyo, Japan). 

Fujino's recent book of poetry was "five poems David Fujino" (housepress, Calgary, Alberta, 2000). He is currently working on a book of poems combining visual and text-based poetry.

links:

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david Hadbawnik:

David Hadbawnik is a San Francisco poet and writer whose work has been published in the Grolier's Award Review, Street Sheet, and the latest issue of Skanky Possum. Hadbawnik also performs in the Bay Area in the context not only of poetry, but also new music and performance events. This piece (Bus) was performed with sound collagist/musician Mark Gergis of Porest Sound and Mono Pause at the inaugural event of Small Press Traffic's Cross Town Traffic series, which focuses on collaborations between text-, sound-, and visual-based artists.

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david knoebel

Artist/Writer David Knoebel lives in New York City. He worked at an amusement park during his summers growing up. After graduating from Yale, he attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. His installations have been seen in one-person and group shows throughout the US and in Europe. 

Knoebel's web page, "Click Poetry," first appeared in 1996. His writing has been featured on Compuserve, About.com, Light & Dust, Zn, trAce, Webartery, Web3D/VRML 2000, the International Computer Graphics Festival, Infos2000, The Poets' Place, netart00, Riding the Meridian, Jumpin' at the Diner, and Cauldron & Net.
 

Recommendation:

Get out of the house; take a walk.

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deena larsen:

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dirk hine

I carry my videocam with me as I walk about, shooting footage at random, chance captures of everyday life. These are stills from that footage, altered and manipulated, with randomly-generated text added. Inspired by a fascination with alternative film processes such as gumoil and bromoil prints, with alternative cameras such as Lomos, toy cameras and pinhole cameras, and from a fascination with found photographs, accidental photography, and the prosaic but under-rated amateur snapshot. 

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duc thuan:

Duc Thuan is the pen name of a Vietnamese writer, Tran Duc Thuan. His short stories have been published in many Vietnamese literary journals, including the online ones. Finding himself interested in experimental literature, his digital poems and hypermedia stories, written in English, have been created as a result of his creative inspirations... 

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elizabeth treadwell

Elizabeth Treadwell lives with her husband in Berkeley, California and has edited Double Lucy/Outlet since 1997. She currently serves as director of Small Press Traffic in San Francisco. Treadwell's publications include Populace (Avec, 1999), The Erratix & Other Stories (Texture, 1998), as well as a novel and two chapbooks of a long project, Eve Doe. Her MS Acts was a finalist in the 2000 National Poetry Series. The pieces included here are from a new one, Gardenia, other parts of which appear in ixnay, LUNGFULL!, Salt Hill Journal, and Scout. 

link:

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gerald schwartz:

Gerald Schwartz lives and writes from West Irondequoit, New York. 

links:

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geraldine mckenzie

Geraldine Mckenzie lives in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Her work has appeared in local and American/British magazines and in the new anthology, Calyx: 30 Contemporary Australian Poets. Her first collection, Duty, comes out early 2001.

links:

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ian campbell:

ianc is a digital artist and other thing currently studying art at the university of victoria, canada.

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irving weiss:

Irving Weiss's most recent books are Number Poems (1997), Visual Voices: The Poem As a Print Object (1994), and Reflections on Childhood (1991). Sun and Moon Press will publish his complete translation of Malcolm de Chazal's Sens-Plastique (Gallimard, 1948), next year.

links: 

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jesse glass:

Jesse Glass passed the first step (4Q) of the national Japanese Profiency test (a big deal for him). He hopes to pass the second step later this year. His work has recently appeared at http://canwehaveourballback.com. In addition the complete Man's Wows is archived at http://duration.com

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julio mateo:

JULIO MATEO was born in Havana, Cuba in 1951. At the age of nine he emigrated with his family to the
United States. He studied Fine Arts at the University of Florida, Gainesville, earning the Bachelor of Fine
Arts degree in 1973; and at the University of South Florida, Tampa, earning the master of Fine Arts degree in 1978. In 1989 he was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant in Painting. He lived and worked in New York City for 15 years, recently relocating with his family to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

His works have been exhibited in various solo and group exhibitions in New York City, including at the
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1990 (solo), the Brooklyn Museum, PS 1Museum and the Bronx
Museum of Art
, as well as at many national and international galleries and alternative spaces. His biography is included in "Who's Who in American Art," "Who's Who in the East" and in "The Dictionary of International Biography."

"My works explore diverse aspects of cosmic creation through the
development of a
personal vocabulary of
abstract forms based on simple gestures and signs. The connections
between basic spatial
configurations in
nature and art were some of the starting points of my explorations of
how rhythm and
energy activate
principles of Sacred Geometry to create natural forms.

"I am interested in how meaning emerges in abstract art, and in art's
ability to provide
insight into the
nature of life. In considering art as a metaphor for cosmic creation
and the artist as prime
creator, my
work is concerned with how things come to be and with how they may
become."

link:

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kathy kennedy

Kathy Kennedy is a sound artist with a background in classical singing. Her art practise generally involves the voice and issues of interface with technology, often using telephony or radio. She is also involved in community art and was the founding director of the digital media resource center for women in Canada, Studio XX, as well as the innovative choral groups for women Choeur Maha and Esther. Her large scale sonic installation/performances for up to 100 singers and radio, called "sonic choreographies," have been performed in Montreal at Place des Arts, in Vancouver for the inauguration of the New Public Library and in New York at Lincoln Center.

link:

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kenji siratori:

Kenji Siratori was born in Japan in 1975. At present he is acting as the hypermodern-writer centering around digital environment.
current work: Aidos
A hyper modern deformation of a conventional cyberpunk story for visible-humans.

link:

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komninos zervos: no comment.

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lars wikström

When my grandfather was a very young man he trained as a journeyman at a bookbinding shop in the small town of Hedemora. He purchased the shop in 1905 and continued working there until my father took over. Producing the leather-bound volumes was time consuming since each step of the process was done by hand. 

I spent much of my childhood playing or working in the shop with my father. Although I never considered becoming a bookbinder, the years of intimate contact with that craft provided me with skills and experience which I continue to draw upon. 

The first exhibition I had was in 1967. At the time I worked with graphic art. Later I began to paint and explore different materials and techniques. Today I work primarily with sculpture and painting as well as computer art. Some of the materials I work with are metal, paper and leather. Many of the objects I make borrow visual and structural elements from books.

link:

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lawrence upton

Lawrence Upton's solo visual publications include: Initial Dance (2001); Game on a line (2000); Sta! (1999); House (1999); Easy Kill (1998); Forest in the (1988); Found texts for voice and action (1982); 81 November 7; catalogue to Upton; Kate Nicholson and Harvey Shields for solo exhibitions at LYC Museum & Art Gallery; (1981)

His solo linear publications include: Meadows (2000); huming / queuing (1999); Unsent letters (1997); Messages to silence (1995)

His collaborative publications include: Curve - with Jennifer Pike & Bob Cobbing 2000; plouk with Bob Cobbing 2000; flong with Bob Cobbing 2000; Fuming with Bob Cobbing 1997; Collaborations for Peter Finch with Bob Cobbing 1997; Domestic Ambient Noise ## 1-300 with Bob Cobbing 1994-2000

Also: Word Score Utterance Choreography (1998) with Bob Cobbing; Regarding Maggie O'Sullivan's Poetry (1998)

Upton's writing has been published recently or is about to be published in alterra; And; Both Magazine; Core; cul-de-qui; Dandelion; Endnote; Famous Reporter; Filling Station; Flim; Masthead; Narrativity; NHI Review; Performing Arts Journal; Poetry New York; Poetry Now; Rampike; Riding the Meridian; Stride; Talus; Transparent Words; Van

link:

  • there is a full list of links to lawrence's work on the net at his feature in this issue.

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lewis lacook:

Lewis Lacook was born on November 5, 1970, in Lorain, OH. He began writing in his early teens, and hasn't stopped since. His work has appeared in Lost and Found Times, SLOPE, The Hold, Poethia, Friction, Avant-Garde Times, Whiskey Island, Black River Review, POTEPOETZINE and POTEPOETTEXT. He edits the webzine Idiolect, and is a volunteer and member of the trAce Online Writing Community. An archive of his work can be found on his Works site. 

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mark gergis:

Since 1991, Mark Gergis has recorded and performed music, audio art, film and radio works under the POREST moniker. Employing multi-instrumentation, sound collage, field recordings, found recordings and any other tangible forms of media, the Porest project continues to explore composition through any means possible with a dedication to eclecticism, documentation and carefully rearranged reality. Porest has produced two full-length original albums, several documentary issues and has composed for dance, film and theater in North America and Europe. Gergis runs the home-based porestsoundaudio label and concurrently collaborates with musical/performance groups, Mono Pause, The Twelve Steppes and Bobona.

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martin rutley: no comment.

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matt blackburn:

Slow. Gentle. Infirm. Razzle-Dazzle. All of these words have been used to describe Matt Blackburn. With his MFA from the University of Idaho slung like a six-gun, Matt's taken the world of Vegas showgirls by storm. Somewhere along the line he's also been nominated for a Pushcart prize, but don't tell his mother.


matt has an upcoming publication in "Fiction International." he has worked as a semi-professional groupie, and is currently completing an MFA at the University of Idaho.

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m.d. coverley

M.D. Coverley (Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink, MFA) writes electronic hypermedia fiction. Her interest in hypertext fiction and web hypermedia dates to 1995, when she published "The Virtual Mausoleum," one of the early web narratives. Her full-length novel, Califia, is available on CD-ROM from Eastgate Systems.

Her web short stories and essays have appeared in Iowa Review Web, BeeHive, Alt-X, Riding the Meridian, Salt Hill, New River, Enterzone, Aileron, and frAme. Her work has been featured at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, at the Transcriptions Series at UC Santa Barbara, at the Digital Arts Center at UCLA, and on-line at trAce (Nottingham University, UK), at the Technology Platforms for the 21st Century at Brown University, in Blast 5 (Alt X), and Room Without Walls.

She curated a collection of women writing on the web with Carolyn Guertin, "The Progressive Dinner Party" (Riding the Meridian, Spring 2000) and a survey of men in web hypermedia, "Jumpin' at the Diner" in the Fall 2000 issue of Riding the Meridian. She is founding member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Literature Organization. Marjorie Coverley Luesebrink lives in Newport Beach, CA, and teaches writing at Irvine Valley College.

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melanitis yiannis

Melanitis Yiannis was born in 1967 in Athens. She presently lives and works in Athens. In 1999 she recieved her Postgraduate Degree in " Digital Forms of Art " from the National School of Fine Art, Athens. In 1998-99 she was a guest student at Kunstakademie,Dusseldorf, prof. Jannis Kounellis. In 1996 she attended the National School of Fine Art,BA with Honors, sculpture, Athens, prof. G.Lappas. In 1993 the National School of Fine Art, painting, Athens. 

Yiannis has exhibited at the New York Digital Salon, the Athens School of Fine Arts, the Digital Art Lab; 2000 Art +Technology at the Library of Athens School of Polytechnics; the 1999 Mediaterra Festival at Richard Anderson Fine Arts in "Predictable Lab", New York; Interface; Do you want to see my room? at Ileana Tounta Center for Contemporary Art in Athens (cat. Greek-English); the 1999 Group exhibition of Greek Artists at the Ileana Tounta Center for Contemporary Art, and Videoformes "Electronic Village" at Clermont Ferrant in France.(cat. Turbulences Video/ Art actuel no 23). 

Her articles include:

  • "Ars Electronica-Lifescience", SEPE magazine, No11, June 00.
  •  Stelarc-interview, E. Tzafestas-interview, Futura magazine No7,March 01.
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michael rothenberg

Michael Rothenberg lives in Pacifica, CA. He is publisher of Big Bridge Press and Big Bridge, a webzine of poetry and everything else, www.bigbridge.org. His poems have appeared in Exquisite Corpse, Jacket, Lungfull!, Zyzzyva and many other publications. He is the author of the novel Punk Rockwell (Tropical Press). Most recently he is editor of Overtime, Selected Poems by Philip Whalen(Penguin Putnam, Inc.). His book of poems The Paris Journals will be available this Fall 2000 from Fish Drum, Inc. 

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miklos legrady

Born in Budapest Hungary, Miklos Legrady is an artist working in new media / time-based art, painting, photography, holography, performance, and critical text. He received a B.Sc. from the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y, and an M.F.A. from Concordia University in Montreal. In 1994 he was co-founder of the New York performance group "The Collective Unconscious", where he was co-director and performing artist for 3 years. He has taught web design as Visiting Professor at the Fine Arts Academy in Budapest, Hungary, and pursued digital research at the c3 /Soros Foundation.

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ondrea barbe: no comment.

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patrick lichty:

Patrick Lichty is an artist/writer and partner of Lichty Studios, and has been exploring computer imaging since 1979. His media arts relate to the interaction humanity has with technology and mediated society, and writings address the impact of technology on American society as well as the emerging potentials in the electronic arts. He is part of the Haymarket RIOT performance project and Bruce Sterling's Dead Media research project.

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peter ganick

Peter Ganick, author of 12 published books of poetry, recently stepped down from running Potes & Poets Press, a leading publisher of avantgarde poetry. Now he concentrates on teaching music, his newly found interest in painting, and, not to be forgotten, writing. He was born in 1946 and lives in Connecticut with his wife and three dogs. 

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peter howard:

Education: Hertford College, Oxford (Physics and Philosophy)
Day job: telecommunications systems design consultant
Poems: Poetry Review, Rialto, Orbis, Envoi, The Independent, The Daily
Telegraph, Faber Book of Christmas, Young Oxford Book of Christmas
Poems, etc. Broadcast: Channel 4 television.
Competition prizes: numerous 
Booklet: "Low Probability of Racoons" (1994)
Internet columnist: Poetry Review.
Formerly: Section Leader/Sysop, CompuServe's Poetry Forum.
Panellist: "Writers & the Internet" conference (trAce, 1998)
Speaker: "Beyond Art?" colloquium (Oxford University, 1999)
Judge: Cambridge Writers Poetry Competition (1999)
Guest-editor: "Riding the Meridian" (June 1999)
Tutor: "digital poetry masterclass" (2000 Bath Literature Festival)
2nd prize: Daily Telegraph/Arvon Poetry Competition (2000)

link:

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phil thomson:

Phil listens quietly to all kinds of things.

link:

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ryan whyte:

Ryan Whyte is a writer living in London, Ontario. He contributes regularly to artext magazine.
 

links:

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sean donohue:

Sean Donohue lives in Sunnyside : Queens : NYC : USA 

link:

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sean tubbs

Sean Tubbs is an independent radio producer living in Southwest Virginia. Before he found regular work, he devoted most of his working time developing odd soundscapes that call impossible realms into existence. The works are an attempt to render the imagination in a musical way using sound collages sampled from long forgotten parts of an older life. Forthcoming will be works that integrate these sonic abstracts into Sean's visual abstractions using tools that he has yet to learn. 

link:

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shannon o'neill:

Shannon O'Neill is a Sydney-based composer, filmmaker, writer, broadcaster, and administrator of the aus_emusic and audiovision email discussion lists. He's a member of psychoacoustic surrealists Plenum and audio anarchists Wake Up & Listen, and is also pursuing academic research into sound. Plenty more info is available at http://aliasfrequencies.org and you can listen to more of his music at http://mp3.com/soneill and http://laudible.net.

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shawn l. phillips/chairman mao:

Chairman Mao, in existence since 1996, is not a band, but a series of creative processes, exploring the line between humanity and machination. Initiated by Shawn L. Phillips, it has grown to envelop a wide variety of sounds while maintaining its mission, and has gained additional personnel for live performance and in the studio. Currently enlisted are Fuzz, Aaron Whitesides and Nicole Gustafson, embellishing upon the foundation Shawn began, making it flourish with intense texture.

Published recordings include Pinyin (2000), the Calligraphy EP (2001), www.mp3.com/thechairmanmao and the first issue of Cauldron & Net. Chairman Mao is in the studio recording a new album entitled The Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor, as well as material for three complimentary EPs.

the individual credits for the songs featured are as follows:

A Soft Place West of Xi'an
Composed by Shawn L Phillips
Live performance: Fuzz, Nicole Gustafson, Shawn L Phillips, Aaron Whitesides
Recorded live at the Midtowner January 20, 2001, mixed at The Catacombs

Puppy Awaits the Aphex Halo
Everything by Shawn L Phillips
Recorded at The Tree of Woe, mixed at The Catacombs
>From the EP Calligraphy

An Online Dream
Everything by Shawn L Phillips
Recorded at The Tree of Woe, mixed at Younique Productions
>From the album Pinyin

links: 

music: http://www.mp3.com/thechairmanmao
homepage: http://homepages.msn.com/TimesSquare/veneercoffinworks

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sheila murphy

Sheila E. Murphy has new full-length books forthcoming: *The Stuttering of Wings* from Stride Press in the UK and *Green Tea With Ginger* from Potes & Poets Press. Recent chapbooks include *Luminarias, Familiar Hinges* (2001) from Wild Honey Press in Ireland and *Chances With the Willow* from Melquiades/BooksOut Press (2000). A listing of online appearances can be found at www.poetrypress.com under author listings.

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stephanie strickland

Stephanie Strickland's forthcoming book of poems, V, won the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Prize for a work-in-progress and will be published by Penguin. It has two beginnings and "ends/arrives" in the central V of the book where a url for its electronic section will be given. Her full-length hypertext poem, True North, published by Eastgate Systems, won a Salt Hill Hypertext Prize. Web poems include a collaboration with M.D.Coverley, "To Be Here as Stone Is," which appeared in Riding the Meridian http://califia.hispeed.com/SI/stone1a.htm, and "The Ballad of Sand and Harry Soot" which appears on the Word Circuits site http://wordcircuits.com/gallery/sandsoot/. Her print books of poems include True North and The Red Virgin: A Poem of Simone Weil. She serves on the Literary Advisory Board for the Electronic Literature Organization.

"Errand Upon Which We Came" first appeared in Barrow Street, vol. 2, no. 1.

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stephen arnott:


Stephen Arnott studied French and Italian literature at the University of Sussex in the UK. He completed his PhD. thesis on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari in late 1999. Stephen currently lives in Canberra, Australia, where he works as a researcher in new technologies.

links:

  • "Solipsism and the Possibility of Community in Deleuze's Ethics" (forthcoming): www.usyd.edu.au/contretemps
  • "Liminal Subjectivity and the Ethico-Aesthetic Paradigm of Felix Guattari" (forthcoming): www.mi2.hr/limen

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steve duffy:

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talan memmott

Talan Memmott is an artist/writer from San Francisco, California. He is Vice President of the web development firm Percepticon and has worked as producer, director, and in various other capacities on more than 60 client web sites. Since 1998 he has been active in the web-based hypertext scene, serving as Creative Director/Editor for Percepticon's award-winning BeeHive Hypertext Hypermedia Literary Journal. His work has appeared widely on the Internet.

In 2000, Memmott was an invited lecturer at the SUNY at Albany Book/Ends Conference – an event which included Jacques Derrida among its speakers – and his work “Lexia to Perplexia” was awarded the 2000 trAce/Alt-X New Media Writing Award.

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