Contributors' Notes
 
Liam Agrani
  is a poet living in Providence, Rhode Island.
   
Catherine Daly
  has a software development company and teaches women's studies and literature online. She received an MFA from Columbia University. DaDaDa, a trilogy of her poetry, was published by SALT Publishing last year, and her book of love poems, Locket, will be published by Tupelo Press this year.
   
Kevin S. Fitzgerald
  has created work that has recently appeared in 88, Tin Lustre Mobile, m.a.g., Poethia, Vert, Cauldron & Net, sidereality, Prosodia and elsewhere. Reviews of his have appeared in or are forthcoming from Rain Taxi, First Intensity and Vert. He holds an M.A. in poetics from the New College of California. He wrote his thesis on the early work of Maurice Blanchot. After living in the Bay Area, and then New York City, he now lives in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore.
   
elen gebreab
  received the 2004 Poetry Fellowship from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. She has work appearing in Elixir, sidereality, Callaloo, Avoid Strange Men, Doorknobs and BodyPaint, and Queer Poetry: Mixed Nuts. She received her MFA from Brown University.
   
Doctor Hugo
  is a Belgian painter, multimedia artist, and a theorist of new media from Antwerp, where he lives and works. From his earliest work, Doctor Hugo explored the art and mind connection. His multimedia art practice includes net.art, film, video, sculpture, photography, painting and drawing. In his online project The Museums of the Mind (www.doctorhugo.org) he continues his research, theory and experiments on the telematic future of art, the senses, and synesthesia.

Online since 1995, Doctor Hugo became one of the pioneers in Net.art. He participated in 1988 at the First International Symposium on Electronic Art (FISEA) in Utrecht.

Since 1993, he has been a working member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels. Since 2000, he has served as a representative of the Belgian Synaesthesia Association. He is currently a professor at the Royal Academy for Fine Arts, Antwerp. He took part in various Net.art projects, including the online exhibitions, Digital Studies: Being In Cyberspace 'ALT-X-site' (1997) New York and 'Revelation' ISEA 2000, Paris. His works have been presented in major international exhibitions ranging from Antwerp, Brussels, Basel, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and Chicago to the Biennale of Venice.
   
Robert S. Nelson
  is a teacher by trade, Poet by calling, scoundrel by reputation managing editor of Voices in the Roses: A Journal of Poetry (www.voicesintheroses.com), professor of information literacy and research methods. Poems have recently appeared in Volition, Fluent Ascensions, and Downtown Brooklyn.
   
Aimee Parkison
  has won numerous awards for her writing, including the Starcherone Fiction Prize, the Jack Dyer Fiction Prize, a prize from Fiction International for emerging writers, and a Writers at Work Fiction Fellowship.

Her story collection, Woman with Dark Horses, will be published by Starcherone Press in the late spring of 2004. Parkison's stories have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Other Voices, American Literary Review, Denver Quarterly, Fiction International, and River City.

She presently resides in Ithaca, N.Y., where she teaches at Cornell University and is at work on her first novel.
   
Isabelle Pelissier
  was born in Guadeloupe and has exhibited in Paris, New Mexico, and in Buffalo, NY.
   
Laura Solomon
  grew up in various small towns in Alabama and Georgia, and is the author of Bivouac (Slope Editions). Her poems have appeared in Baffling Combustions, Both, LIT, Maisonneuve, Seneca Review, VOLT and other journals.
New work is forthcoming from GutCult, Octopus, and Skein. Currently, she edits the online arts journal castagraf with Scott Gilbertson.
   
JodiAnn Stevenson
  is originally from northern Michigan, but now lives and teaches in Nevada and is completing an M.F.A. in creative writing through Goddard College in Vermont.
   
Nico Vassilakis
  lives in Seattle. He is co-founder of the Subtext Reading Series, www.speakeasy.org/~subtext, and curator of the Northwest Concrete/Visual Poetry Exhibit 2002. His work can be found online at ubuweb.com, eratiopostmodernpoetry.com, factoryschool.org/backlight/vassilakis/index.html & elsewhere.