Contributors to R H Y T H M Issue 1 Volume 2
Elizabeth Peirce is a writer, editor, and part-time English teacher living in Halifax. She is the author of Pirate Rebel: The Story of Notorious Ned Jordan (2007) and co-author, with William Crocker, of Saladin: Piracy, Mutiny and Murder on the High Seas (2006).
A.F. Moritz was born in Niles, Ohio and came to Toronto in 1974 after completing studies at Marquette University. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and film columnist, an advertising copywriter and executive, an editor and publisher, and latterly as a part-time university teacher. His most recent books of poetry are Night Street Repairs: Poems (2004) and The Sentinel (2008).
Catherine McGuire is a member and former board member/webmaster of the Oregon State Poetry Association. Her poems have appeared in some 90 journals, among them the Marylhurst Review, Portland Lights Anthology (1999), Fireweed, Folio, and Hazmat Review, plus a chapbook Joy Into Stillness: the seasons of Lake Quinault (2003).
Tammy Ho Lai-ming & Reid Mitchell
Tammy Ho Lai-ming is a Hong Kong poet in her twenties. Reid Mitchell is a New Orleans writer in his fifties. They have been collaborating for about three years now. Their creative works have been published in Admit2, Barrow Street, Caffeine Destiny, Gentle Strength Quarterly, Ghoti, Poetry Monthly Magazine, Prick of the Spindle and the Hong Kong anthology Love & Lust (2008). Ho and Mitchell cross boundaries of race, culture, age, sex, aesthetics, and irritating personal idiosyncracies through their collaboration.
Freelance journalist and writer Alison Dyer is based in Newfoundland. Winner of the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts & Letters Competition in both fiction (2003) and non-fiction (2005) categories, her short stories have been published in The Nashwaak Review and Grimm Magazine, and her poetry has been featured in the literary journal, The Newfoundland Quarterly.
Adib Saab was born in Beirut and obtained his degrees from the American University of Beirut and the University of London. Professor of philosophy at a theological college in Lebanon, Saab has edited a pan-Arab cultural review and has published in Arabic a tetralogy in the philosophy of religion, a book in cultural criticism, and three collections of poetry (Lyre of Light; Bells of the Third Day, 1970; My Kingdom Is Not of This World, 1981).
Anna Yin was born in China, immigrated to Canada in 1999 and has more than 50 poems published internationally; some appear in Poetry Canada, Quill, & Poetrysky. In 2005, Anna received the Ted Plantos Memorial Award and was interviewed by CBC Radio for her poem "Toronto, No More Weeping". Anna is a member of The Ontario Poetry Society and is a Director of the Chinese Cultural Federation of North America.
M.V. Montgomery is a professor of English at Life University in Atlanta. He has poetry forthcoming in Babel Fruit, Dream People, Honey Land Review, Birds-Eye Review, and Words-Myth.
Siobhán Campbell's collections include The Permanent Wave (1996) and The Cold that Burns (2000) from Blackstaff Press, Belfast. Siobhán has won awards in the Wigtown, Templar, Mslexia and the United Kingdom's National Poetry Competition (2004). Cross-Talk is forthcoming from Seren in 2009. Siobhán works as Course Leader on the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Kingston University London.