..:: CONTENTS ::..

   Volume VIII, 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
   Volume VII, Issue I

Cricket Online Review Contributor Notes

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 is available from Erg. Liber X (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2012) can be purchased from Lulu. Other recent titles include The Gnat's Window (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2012), BLOCK (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2012), Cuitlacochtli (Xexoxial Editions, 2012), Sumo Mi Tosis (White Sky Books, 2011), Drilling for Suit Mystery (with Matthew Stolte; Luna Bisonte Prods, 2012), El Humo Letrado (White Sky Books, 2011) and CaraaraC & El Título Invisible (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2012).

Will Burnett is a musician and poet from McKinney, Texas. Their site is at

Loretta Clodfelter serves as editor of the online journal There; previously, she was poetry editor of 580 Split, Issue No. 8, and founding editor of VEX. She has an MFA in creative writing from Mills College, and her poetry has appeared in The Walrus, Pom2, Mirage #4/Period(ical), Deep South, Coconut and listenlight, among others. Her chapbooks and projects include Valley/Ridge, Box Canyon (There, 2006) and Fit to Be Tied (There, 2006).

Adam Fagin's work is forthcoming or has appeared in Fence, EOAGH, Volt and other journals. He helped found textsound, an online journal of poetry and sound.

Adam Fieled is a poet based in Philadelphia. He has released five print books: Opera Bufa (Otoliths, 2007), When You Bit... (Otoliths, 2008), Chimes (Blazevox, 2009), Apparition Poems (Blazevox, 2010) and Equations (blue & yellow dog press, 2011), as well as e-books like Beams (Blazevox, 2007), Disturb the Universe: The Collected Essays of Adam Fieled (Argotist e-books, 2010) and Mother Earth (Argotist e-books, 2011). His work appears in Jacket, Cordite, Pennsound, Poetry Salzburg Review, The Argotist, Great Works, Tears in the Fence, Upstairs at Duroc and in the & Now Awards Anthology from Lake Forest College Press.

Thomas Fink is the author of seven books of poetry, including Peace Conference (Marsh Hawk Press, 2011) and a book of collaborative poetry with Maya Diablo Mason, Autopsy Turvy (Meritage Press, 2010). His work appears in The Best American Poetry 2007 (Scribner's). A Different Sense of Power (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2001) is his most recent book of criticism, and in 2007, he co-edited Burning Interiors: David Shapiro's Poetry and Poetics. His paintings hang in various collections.

Glenn R. Frantz lives in southeastern Penn. His poetry has appeared in such publications as Stride, Blue & Yellow Dog, Blackbox Manifold and 3by3by3. His e-chapbook We Are You is available from Beard Of Bees.

j/j hastain is the author of several cross-genre books including long past the presence of common (Say it with Stones Press), trans-genre book libertine monk (Scrambler Press) and anti-memoir a vigorous (Black Coffee Press/Eight Ball Press (forthcoming)). j/j has poetry, prose, reviews, articles, mini-essays and mixed genre work published in many places online and in print.

David Harrison Horton is an artist, curator, editor and writer. He edits the zine SAGINAW and writes letters on a 1940's Smith Corona. He currently lives and writes in Beijing, China.

Len Kuntz lives on a lake in rural Washington State. His writing appears widely in print and online journals like Pank, Elimae and Camroc Press, among others. He also blogs at

RC Miller lives in Metuchen, N.J. Most recently, he authored Pussy Guerilla Face Banana Fuck Nut (Les Editions Du Zaporogue). He maintains a blog at

J.D. Mitchell-Lumsden co-edits Cricket Online Review and Erg's chapbook series. He lives in Iowa City.

Cassandra Moss read English with Film at King's College, London. After graduating, she worked in the film industry as a script reader. Currently an English Language teacher in London, she has been published in Succour Magazine, 3am Magazine, contributed to the Genius or Not online literary project and reviews for Ready Steady Book.

Bruno Neiva is a Portuguese writer, poet and artist. He has published several chapbooks, including this is visual poetry, early-natttura, polar coordinates and N2OC10H12, sad items, natttura1-7, poemas visuales, Nuvem Ruim, o livro das minhas proezas de pesca 1-8, Samples 17-24, Samples 9-16 and Samples 1-8. His work can also be found in magazines, such as Tip Of The Knife, streetcake magazine, Must, Otoliths, BlazeVox, moria, ditch, The Anemone Sidecar and Word For/Word. His work has been exhibited in Portugal and Spain under the titles asemicdraftsone, nuisance series and 2/4 séries. He blogs at

From 1964 to 2006, Charles Tarlton taught political philosophy in Berkeley, San Diego, Victoria, B.C., Christchurch, N.Z., and Albany, N.Y. With his wife, painter Ann Knickerbocker, he now lives in the Oakland, Calif. His work has recently published, or is forthcoming, in Review Americana, Jack Magazine, Houston Literary Review, Tipton, Barnwood, Haibun Today, Simply Haiku, Atlas Poetica, Red Lights, Sketchbook, mango moons, A Hundred Gourds, Lynx and Blue and Yellow Dog, among others.

Marianne Villanueva is a writer from the Philippines with three published collections of short fiction: Ginseng and Other Tales From Manila, Mayor of the Roses and The Lost Language. Her recent work has appeared or is forthcoming from Cafe Irreal, Philippine Genre Stories, Wigleaf, The Writing Disorder, Phoebe, Prism International, the Asian American Literary Review, Used Furniture Review and Storysouth. Marianne lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, but spends part of each year in her home country.

Eric Weiskott is pursuing a Ph.D. in English Literature at Yale University. He lives in New Haven, Conn.


Cricket Online Review Vol. VIII, No. I June 2012


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

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