Contributors to Issue # 99

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Kenneth Banks was born in Toronto in 1948. He was educated at the Univerity of Guelph, Ontario and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. He has been published previously in The Antigonish Review. He has two books in print: The Tyrian Veil, 1983 and Persephone, 1985. For the last decade he has made part of his living as a fisherman working on Pictou Island.

John A. Bamstead teaches in the Department of Russian Studies Program at Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. He has published articles on Russian poetry in a variety of journals.

Ronna Bloom lives in Toronto. Her poetry has been published inSinOverTan and WRIT, and she has new work forthcoming inParchment. She is currently working on her first book of poems.

Joan Bond is a transplant from the prairies to Halifax. She has published poetry in Dandelion and Pottersfield Portfolio.

Allan Brown was bom in Victoria, B.C.; lived for 22 years in Kingston Ontario; moved to Powell River, B.C. in 1992. Literary editor of Quarry magazine for three years; in Kapuskasing, ON in 1987-88. Poetry published in various Canadian magazines andnewspapers since 1962; critical writings since 1975; eight books and chapbooks of poetry; two completed mss. on hand. Has had poems and reviews publish previously in The Antigonish Review.

Barry Butson is an Ontario high school teacher. His work has appeared in many literary journals throughout the U.S.A., the U.K. and Canada, including The Antigonish Review #95. He has selected some of his poems for a manuscript called Long Steps, which he hopes will be published some day.

Alexander Dick is a doctoral student in English Literature at the University of Western Ontario. Although he writes mainly poetry, he is currently beginning work on his first novel.

Timothy Ellis lives and works in Toronto. He has two poems appearing in an upcoming edition of The Fiddlehead.

Ross Thompson Finley lives in Toronto. A recent Honours English graduate from St. Francis Xavier University, he won Third Prize for Poetry in the 1994 Books In Canada National Student Writing Contest. This is his first published poem.

Ian Fraser's favorite town is Montreal, Ormstown, or Sudbury. Or Port Moresby. Maybe Sheffield or Anger, France. Halifax. This story was written in Halifax, and it's his first published; he'll likely stay.

Kristjana Gunnars lives on the Sunshine Coast in B.C. and teaches English and Creative Writing at the University of Alberta. She is the author of six books of poems and four fiction and essay texts. Her most recent book is The Substance of Forgetting.

Blanche Howard is a novelist, playwright, and teller of short stories. Her most recent novel, A Celibate Season, (Coteau, 1991), was co-authored by Carol Shields. This is her third story to appear in The Antigonish Review.

Michael Hulse is a freelance poet, critic and translator, part-time lecturer at the university of Cologne, associate editor of theLittlewood Arc international poetry list and co-editor of The New Poetry (Bloodaxe, 1993). He is presently preparing the first titles (Stevenson, Swift, Melville) on a new classics series he is editing.

Troy Jollimore grew up in Liverpool, N.S., and was a student at the University of King's College, where his friends encouraged him to switch his major from Sheet Metal Sculpting to Philosophy. He now studies at Princeton University and has published poetry in The Malahat Review.

Timothy Kaiser grew up in northern British Columbia and rural Saskatchewan. He is a high school History and English teacher now teaching in Hong Kong. These are his first published poems.

Nina Kossman's Behind the Border, a memoir about her childhood in Moscow, Russia, was published in Aug. 1994 by Lothrop, a division of Wm. Morrow. A book of Kossman's Russian poems came out in Moscow in 1990, and In the Inmost Hour of the Soul, her book of translations of Marina Tsvetaeva's poems came out in 1989. She lives in New York.

D.S. Martin is a poet and teacher who lives in Brampton, Ontario. His poems have appeared in literary magazines in Canada, the United States, and Australia.

Sue Nevill's poetry is familiar to readers of many Canadian literary periodicals, including TAR. Recently, her work appeared in Grain, Event and Windhorse Reader: Choice Poems of '93. Nevill's first book, I Was Expecting Someone Taller was published in 1991. A second ms., Countries Too Wide For Us, is now complete.

Edward O'Connor is a writer and editor living in Toronto. Stories by him have also appeared in Quarry and The Seattle Review.

David A. Petreman teaches Spanish and Latin American literature at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. His poetry has been published in many literary journals in Canada and the U.S. He has just finished a book of poems on his experiences in Chile.

Robert Edison Sandiford is a Montreal writer whose work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, Another Chicago Magazine, Erotic Stories (U.K.). His story collection, Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, will be published next year. Currently, he is working on a collection of erotic love stories.

Mark Sabourin lives in Toronto, where he publishes business books and renovates his house. The Law of Gravity is his first published fiction.

Jay Schneiders is a neuropsychologist in Denver, Colorado, and serves as consultant to the literary organization Writers' Conferences & Festivals. His work appears in The Georgia Review, Queen's Quarterly, Windsor Review, and other literary journals.

Darlene Searcy lives in Winnipeg where she writes, teaches, and continues work on her graduate degree in Media Technology. She has published poetry in a number of Canadian literary magazines.

Giles Slade teaches at Kwantlen College in Langley, B.C. His current book project concerns the history of male gender ideology.

Elizabeth Stevens lives in Bedford, Nova Scotia. She is a former joumalist, has worked for CBC radio-television and contributed to local and regional newspapers and magazines and The Globe and Mail. This is the first time her poetry has been published.

Sheila Stewart lives in Toronto. She is a graduate student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Her poetry has appeared in Contemporary Verse 2 and she has prose forthcoming in WRIT.

Jane Spavold Tims has published or has upcoming poems in The Fiddlehead, The Amethyst Review, The Antigonish Review, Green's Magazine and the Cormorant. She is presently working on a mystery novel and a series of poems on lakes and rivers in New Brunswick.

Jane Aaron Vander Wal lives on the Bay of Fundy shore in Nova Scotia. One of her first published poems appeared in The Antigonish Review in issue #84. She has published since then in a number of Canadian literary magazines and has just been selected for New Voices in Poetry Canada.

J.A. Wainwright has published five books of poetry, the most recent of which is Landscape and Desire: Poems Selected and New(1992). He teaches English Literature at Dalhousie University.

Dana Wilde has appeared in The Antigonish Review, The Wallace Stevens Journal, The Journal of Modem Literature an others. He as taught college English for years in Maine and is in the last stages of his doctoral work at Binghamton University in New York.

Virginia Wray is an Associate Professor of English and Assistant Dean of The Faculty at Lyon College, Arkansas.

Howard Wright teaches Art History at the University of Ulster. His poems have appeared in a pamphlet 'Yahoo' (Lapwing Publications, Belfast 1991) and in several Irish anthologies. He was Highly Commended in the 1994 Blue Nose Poets-of-the-Year Competition (London); and a selection of his work will be published in a Staple First Editions showcase issue, July 1995.