..:: CONTENTS ::..

   Volume VII, Issue I

..:: 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
   Volume VI, Issue II

Cricket Online Review Contributor Notes

Brandon Bell lives in Louisville, Ky. His work has appeared in Leaf Garden, Barrier Islands Review and Inkspill Magazine (United Kingdom), and will soon appear in Apiary.

John M. Bennett has published over 300 books and chapbooks of poetry and other materials. He has published, exhibited and performed his word art worldwide in thousands of publications and venues. He was editor and publisher of Lost and Found Times (1975-2005), and is Curator of the Avant Writing Collection at The Ohio State University Libraries. Richard Kostelanetz has called him "the seminal American poet of my generation." His work, publications and papers are collected in several major institutions, including Washington University (St. Louis), SUNY-Buffalo, The Ohio State University, The Museum of Modern Art and other major libraries. Bennett's chapbook IJOOJI was recently released from Erg.

Billy Cancel is a Brooklyn-based poet/performer. He has been widely published in the U.S. (including Lungfull!, Fact-Simile, 6x6, 580 Split, Indefinite Space) as well as in the U.K., Canada and Australia. Cancel performs in the poetry/noise band Farms and self-publishes through Hidden House Press. His collection The Autobiography Of Shrewd Phil was recently published by Blue & Yellow Dog Press.

Steve Castro's poems have appeared in Grey Sparrow Journal, Everyday Genius, Underground Voices, Splash of Red, ASKEW, Chiricú, Snow Jewel (Grey Sparrow Press), Phantom Kangaroo, Divine Dirt Quarterly, The Caterpillar Chronicles and Andar21 (Galiza/Galicia, Spain). His flash fiction was recently published in This Great Society.

Joel Chace has published poetry in a wide variety of magazines, including 6ix, Tomorrow, Lost and Found Times, Coracle, xStream, Word for/Word and Jacket. He has published more than a dozen print and electronic collections, including Cleaning the Mirror: New and Selected Poems (BlazeVox Books) and Matter No Matter (Paper Kite Press). Other recent books include Scaffold (Country Valley Press), (b)its (Meritage Press), A Script (Otoliths Books), Sharpsburg (Cy Gist Press) and Blake's Tree (Blue & Yellow Dog Press). For many years, Chace has been Poetry Editor for the experimental electronic magazine 5_Trope.

Stephen Dorneman is a wannabe professional poker player who workshops his writing at Boston's Grub Street and with the Bay State Scribblers. His stories have appeared in Weave Magazine, Scrivener Creative Review, Juked and other publications. Stephen lives in Boston with his wife, Penny, and his dog, Ellie.

Dion Farquhar is a poet and fiction writer who lives in Santa Cruz. She has recently published in Shampoo, The Southeast Review, Dark Sky Magazine, Moria, BlazeVox, etc. Her chapbook Cleaving won first prize at Poets Corner Press in 2007, and her first book of poetry, Feet First, was recently published by Evening Street Press.

Raymond Farr lives in Ocala, Fla. His work has appeared in Otoliths, BlazeVox, Counterexample Poetics, Letterbox, Ditch, The Argotist Online, Cannot Exist, EOAGH, Moria, Out of Nothing, Clutching at Straws, Kill Author, Text Base, Xstream, Liebamour, Indefinite Space and Apocryphal Text. He has several poems included in the first Sidebrow Anthology and guest edited the sixth issue of Pinstripe Fedora. His chapbook, Two Hats Appear When Applauded, is available free at Dusie. All four of his poetry books may be previewed and purchased at the Blue & Yellow Dog Book Shop. Visit his blog for email info, updates on Blue & Yellow Dog, and more samples of his work. He is editor of Blue & Yellow Dog.

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 28 poetry chapbooks. He has been nominated multiple times for a Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net anthology. With Dale Wisely, he is the co-founder of the digital chapbook publisher White Knuckle Press.

Keith Higginbotham's poetry has recently appeared in Blue & Yellow Dog, ditch, E•ratio, G(o)BBet, O Sweet Flowery Roses, Otoliths and Sawbuck. His chapbooks are Carrying the Air on a Stick (The Runaway Spoon Press) and Prosaic Suburban Commercial (E•ratio Editions). He lives in Columbia, S.C.

Christopher Anthony Leibow graduated from Antioch University Los Angeles with an MFA in Poetry. He was nominated for a Pushcart in 2008 and 2010 and the Utah Book Award. He has been published in Barrow Street, Interim, Juked and numerous other journals. He currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Jane Lewty's poetry have been published, or is forthcoming in VOLT, Versal, Word for/Word, Upstairs at Duroc, La Petite Zine and others. She has co-edited two essay collections: Broadcasting Modernism (University Press of Florida, 2009) and Pornotopias: Image, Apocalypse, Desire (Litteraria Pragensia, 2010). Lewty is the co-editor of VLAK, and currently works as an assistant professor of literature and creative writing at the University of Amsterdam.

Travis Macdonald's recent books include: The O Mission Repo (Fact-Simile Editions, 2008), N7ostradamus (BlazeVox Books, 2010), Basho's Phonebook (E•ratio Editions, 2009) and Hoop Cores (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, 2011). His chapbook BAR/koans is among Erg's latest releases. Other poetry and prose has appeared in print, online and elsewhere. He currently lives, works and writes in the Philadelphia area.

Ranjani Murali graduated from George Mason University with an MFA in poetry. Her poetry, translations and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in elimae, Indefinite Space, Kartika Review, Asia Writes, Phoebe and Pratilipi. She was recently awarded the Kay Evans Fellowship by the Vermont Studio Center for a poetry residency.

Andrew K. Peterson is author of Museum of Thrown Objects (BlazeVox Books, 2010), bonjour meriwether and the rabid maps (Fact-Simile Editions, 2011), Here Come the Groovies (collaborations with Joseph Cooper, Livestock Editions, 2010), and between here and the telescopes (collaborations with Elizabeth Guthrie, Slumgullion Press, 2008). Recent work has appeared in Dusie, The Offending Adam, The Medulla Review, Buddhist Poetry Review and Fact-Simile Editions' The A sh Anthology and is forthcoming in Dinosaur Bees and Golden Lantern.

Francis Raven's collections of poetry include: Architectonic Conjectures (Silenced Press, 2010), Provisions (Interbirth, 2009), Shifting the Question More Complicated (Otoliths Books, 2007) and Taste: Gastronomic Poems (BlazeVox Books, 2005) and the novel Inverted Curvatures (Spuyten Duyvil, 2005). Raven's poems have appeared in Bath House, Chain, Big Bridge, Bird Dog, Mudlark, Caffeine Destiny and Spindrift, among others. Raven's critical work has appeared in Jacket, Logos, Clamor, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, The Electronic Book Review, The Emergency Almanac, The Morning News, The Brooklyn Rail, 5 Trope, In These Times, The Fulcrum Annual, Rain Taxi and Flak. Raven's chapbook A Typographical Diary is forthcoming from Erg.

Kyle Vaughn's poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Poetry East, Confrontation, The Sentence, Battistrada, Poetry Midwest, Jack Myers' The Portable Poetry Workshop, and Firewheel Editions' Introduction to the Prose Poem. His photography has appeared in Annalemma and his prose in The Resurgence. He currently teaches creative writing and world literature in Dallas, Tex.


Cricket Online Review Vol. VII, No. I July 2011

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

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