Contributors to Issue # 101

Annette Abma is a doctoral student at McMaster in Hamilton. She's been writing poetry for a number of years. This is her first published appearance.

Gary Anderson lives and writes in Victoria B.C., where he is also pursuing an M.A. in English. His latest publication appears in the 21 st Anniversary issue of Whetstone, published in the spring of '94.

Teruko Anderson-Jones lives on a farm in Ontario, Canada. Her poems have been published in magazines in Canada, Great Britain, and Australia (including: The Antigonish Review, Canadian Literature, Queen's Quarterly, Envoi, Outposts, Westerly). Her first book, Travelling the Fairgrounds, was published in 1994. These poems are from a new manuscript entitled, Brilliant Grief, Silent Snow.

John A. Barnstead

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.


Brian Bartlett has taught literature and creative writing at St. Mary's University in Halifax since 1990. Goose Lane Editions have published his Underwater Carpentry (1992) and Planet Harbor (1989), and he recently completed a third collection. A long twelve-page poem of Bartlett's appears this year in The Malahat Review.

Stephanie Bolster received a B.F.A. in CreativeWriting fromthe University of B.C. and is completing an M.F.A. program there. Herpoetry has recently appeared in The Malahat Review, The Capilano Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Antigonish Review(No. 95). She has not yet published fiction.

Diane Bracuk is a writer and journalist living in Toronto. Her work has been published in magazines and newspapers in Canada and the United States. She is presently working on a collection of short stories. This is her first appearance in The Antigonish Review.

Allan Brown was bom in Victoria, B.C; lived for 22 years in Yingston 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 and newspapers since 1962; critical writings since 1975; eight books and chapbooks of poetry; two completed mss. on hand.

Robert Cooperman lives in Maryland. His second collection, The Badman and The Lady, will appear from BASFAL Books in 1995. He is working on a long sequence of poems about the emigrants on the Oregon Trail.

Mary Ellen Csamer has been published widely in Canadian literary magazines since 1984, most recently in Event, Quarry and C.V. II. She is currently seeking a publisher for a manuscript of poems.

Deirdre Dwyer has her Masters in English and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor. She has been published in The Antigonish Review, Dandelion, Event, Germination, Grain, Matrix, Poetry Canada Review, Room of One's Own, The Dalhousie Review, Canadian Literature, and The Windsor Review.

Normand Gagnon was born in Ontario in 1949. He completed studies aimed at teaching first-language English and has proceeded to teach it as a second language for the past fifteen years. He has recently been involved in a multi-media education project called ALLO PROF, as a conceptor and actor.

Melody Goetz is a Saskatchewan-born writer who now works for an international relief & development agency in Winnipeg. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in a number of Canadian journals. In her past &/ or adjacent life she works as a visual artist; she graduated with a Fine Arts degree from U of M in the late 1980s.

Carmen Luz Gorriti was born in Lima, Peru in 1951 and currently works as a social worker helping low-income women. The story that appears here won an award in "The First Short Story Contest' Magda Portal"' in Lima, Peru in 1990 and was subsequently published along with other winning stories in Memorias Clandestinas.

L.L. Harper's first chapbook, A Failure of Loveliness, which won the Nightshade Press William and Kingman Page competition was published in late fall 1994. Work has appeared in The Georgia Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Laurel Review, Passages North, Kansas Quarterly, The Hawaii Review, The Connecticut River Review, The Illinois Review, The Bridge and others.

Maureen Hynes's book of poetry, Rough Skin, is forthcoming from Wolsak & Wynn in 1995. Her work has appeared in The Malahat Review, Poetry Canada, Prism international, Quarry, Prairie Fireand many others. She has also written Letters from China (Toronto, Women's Press, 1981).

Mary Jeselnick lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan and teaches English Literature at Eastern Michigan University. She is working on a text of female Break Writing and has published recently in Caliban.

Kathy S. Leonard is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Linguistics at Iowa State University in Ames. She has published several translations of scholarly articles and short stories by Latin American women authors in such journals as Feminist Studies, The Antigonish Review, Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender and Culture, and The Michigan Quarterly. She is currently finishing work on an anthology of translated short stories by Latin American women writers tentatively titled Between Fire and Ice: Short Fiction by Women from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru, co-edited with S. Benner, which will be published by the University of New Mexico Press in 1996.

Paul D. McKerry is the acting head of the English Department at Neil McNeil High School in Toronto. Some of his work has been published in American literary magazines. This marks his first appearance in a Canadian journal.

Stephen Morrissey teaches English and Humanities at Champlain College, Montreal, Quebec. He has written six books of poetry and several chapbooks. As well, he has published numerous poetry reviews and articles on poetry and poetics; edited and produced two literary magazines. He is married and has one teenage son.

Kay Mullen is a poet living and writing in Renton, Washington. She was a teacher for many years and is currently an elementary school counselor. This is her first contribution to The Antigonish Review.

J.S. Porter lives in Hamilton, Ontario. His poems and essays have appeared in TAR, Brick, Grail, Kentucky Poetry Review andCanadian Literature. He belongs to The International Thomas Merton Society, and published The Thomas Merton Poems(Moonstone) in 1988.

Antanas Sileika has published short stories in Canadian and European literary journals and written magazine and newspaper articles for Saturday Night and The Globe and Mail among others. He has written drama and comedy for CBC Radio. From 1979 to 1989. He was an editor of Descant.