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..:: CONTENTS ::..

   Volume VI, Issue II

..:: POETRY ::..

..:: PROSE ::..

..:: ETC ::..
   Contributor's Notes

..:: ARCHIVES ::..
   Volume I, Issue I
   Volume I, Issue II
   Volume II, Issue I
   Volume II, Issue II
   Volume III, Issue I
   Volume III, Issue II
   Volume IV, Issue I
   Volume IV, Issue II
   Volume V, Issue I
   Volume V, Issue II
   Volume VI, Issue I

Cricket Online Review Contributor Notes

Arkava Das lives in Kolkata, India. Some of his recent work has appeared in Blackbox Manifold, BlazeVOX, Moria, Otoliths, etc. He blogs at

Louie Crew is a professor emeritus at Rutgers University. He is the author of Lutibelle's Pew (Dragon Disks, 1990), Sunspots (Lotus Press, 1976), Midnight Lessons (Samisdat, 1987) and more than 2,037 other publications.

Glenn R. Frantz is a native of southeastern Pennsylvania (state toy: Slinky). His poetry has appeared in publications such as BlazeVOX, Otoliths, ditch, Sawbuck and Arsenic Lobster. His e-chapbook We Are You is available at

Charles Freeland lives in Dayton, Ohio, where he is Professor of English at Sinclair Community College. A two-time recipient of the Individual Excellence Award in Poetry from the Ohio Arts Council, he is the author of Eros & (Fill in the Blank) (BlazeVOX) and Through the Funeral Mountains on a Burro (Otoliths). His website is The Fossil Record.

Howie Good is the author of the full-length poetry collections Lovesick (Press Americana, 2009), Heart With a Dirty Windshield (BeWrite Books, 2010) and Everything Reminds Me of Me (Desperanto, 2011), as well as 22 poetry chapbooks.

Alexander Jorgensen's visual poetry and writings most recently appear or are forthcoming in VLAK, Drunken Boat, Moria, GRASP, Shampoo, The Return of Kral Majales: Prague's International Literary Renaissance 1990-2010 and The Last Vispo Anthology. "Letters to a Younger Poet," correspondences with the late Robert Creeley, appears in Jacket #31. He was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2008. He resides in Ibri, Oman.

J. Joseph Kane is a writer, editor and student living in Michigan. His work has previously appeared in several journals, including Central Review, elimae, Temenos and Right Hand Pointing.

Len Kuntz lives on a lake in rural Washington State. His writing appears widely in print and online at places like Thunderclap Press, Troubadour 21, Left Hand Waving and also at

Chad Lietz lives and works in Minneapolis, Minn.

Kristine Ong Muslim is the author of the full-length poetry collection A Roomful of Machines (Searle Publishing, 2010) and the chapbooks Doll Plagues, Doll Lives (Thunderclap Press), Smaller than Most (Philistine Press) and Our Mr. Flip (Scars Publications, 2010). Her poetry and short fiction have appeared in over four hundred publications, including Boston Review, Contrary Magazine, Hobart, Narrative Magazine, The Pedestal Magazine and Southword. She has been nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize and four times for the Science Fiction Poetry Association's Rhysling Award. Her publication credits are listed here.

Benjamin Nucum is a nursing student who also sometimes writes.

Philip Byron Oakes is a poet living in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared in numerous journals, including Cricket Online Review, Otoliths, Moria, E•ratio and Blue & Yellow Dog. He is the author of the full-length poetry collection Cactus Land (77 Rogue Letters) and Sard (Otoliths, 2010). He blogs at

Megan O'Patry is a poet and playwright living in the Bay Area.

Jessea Perry has not won any awards, nor has she published any books, nor is professor at any university. She does not like long walks on the beach because sand gets in her shoes. She does, however, like to do two things: ride her bicycle around Oakland, and scoff at Internet privacy advocates. You can find evidence of both on Facebook. Be her friend. She is also partial to light fixtures, zombie video games, color palettes, and antlers. She thinks she just used an Oxford comma.

Megan Ronan has an MFA in Poetry from George Mason University. Her work has appeared in several journals, including Interim, LEVELER and Shenandoah.

Chad Scheel lives in Scottsbluff, Neb. with his wife and son. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in freefall, Poetry East, elimae, Arch, Indefinite Space, Raft and the Horse Less Review; a review of Jill Jones' Dark Bright Doors appeared in Jacket #40.

Lynn Strongin has published twelve books, including the anthology The Sorrow Psalms (University of Iowa Press), the memoir Indigo (Thorp Springs Press) and Albino Peacock (Plain View Press). She has been nominated five times for a Pushcart Prize. She has made British Columbia, Canada her home for the past quarter century. She has been publisher-nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Letters for Spectral Freedom: Selected Poetry, Prose & Criticism. She recently received a nomination for the Griffin Award for Excellence in Poetry for Twin Tan Dogs, Obedience & Discipline (Ravenna Press, 2011). Her collected works Dark Salt: A Brush with Genius (Late Poems) is forthcoming from J.B. Stillwater Press in 2011. Two works of fiction are also forthcoming: That Glorious Child, Fynn and Alabama Light & Power, Co.

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé divides his time between his art and teaching creative writing. He has edited more than 10 books and co-produced 3 audio books, several pro bono for non-profit organizations. A recipient of the Singapore Internationale Grant and Dr. Hiew Siew Nam Academic Award, he is presently sculpting ceramic pieces to commemorate the birth centennials of Nobel Laureates William Golding and Naguib Mahfouz in 2011. His pieces have been housed in museums and private collections in India, the Netherlands, the UK and the US.


Cricket Online Review Vol. VI, No. II December 2010

Editors     Chad Lietz & J.D. Mitchell-Lumsden
Prose Editor     Corey Johnson
Associate Editor     Jeffrey Schrader

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