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The Winter 2005 Authors

Heidi Atwood* is a student from Tuscaloosa, AL. Ms. Atwood has been writing for the past eight years. She has published work in the Washington College Review. She won the Early English Books Online essay contest in Undergraduate.

Amanda Auchter* is an editor from Houston, TX. Ms. Auchter has been writing since childhood, and for four years professionally. She has published work in Bellevue Literary Review, Born Magazine, Cimarron Review, DIAGRAM, Phoebe, Smartish Pace, and elsewhere. She is the 2005 recipient of the Bucknell Younger Poets Series Fellowship, and has won the 2004 Howard Moss Poetry Prize, and the 2003 Writer's Digest International Writing Competition (3rd prize, nonfiction). Ms. Auchter will be a panelist at the 2005 Southeast Writers Conference.

Richard Boughton* is a medical transcriptionist from Portland, OR. Mr. Boughton has been writing since 1976. He has published work in several literary periodicals, plus young adult book at Atheneum/Simon Schuster. He won Best Short Story, Northwest Magazine in 1991.

Terri Brown-Davidson* is a fiction and poetry teacher at the Gotham Writer's Workshop and resides in Albuquerque, NM. Ms. Brown-Davidson has published work in over 800 journals, including TriQuarterly, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, and Denver Quarterly. She won the AWP Intro Award, Yaddo residency fellowship, and The Ledge Chapbook Competition. Ms. Brown-Davidson is a member of Zoetrope Virtual Studios.

Hugo DeSarro* is a personnel analyst and adjunct college English instructor from East Hampton, CT. Mr. DeSarro has been writing "off and on since my teens; full-time writing in last 10 years." He has published work in Sparrow; Yearbook of the Sonnet, Poetry Depth Quarterly, Pulsar (UK), Colorado Review, Eureka Literary Magazine, Current Accounts (UK), Christian Science Monitor, Snowy Egret, Absinthe Lit. Rev,, and many others.. He won the Althusia International annual Gerard F. Melito Poetry Contest, Certificate of Achievement from Humane Society. of USA, and First Award, National Essay Contest, Greyhound Bus Co,. He writes "I try to say something truthful and of general interest in my writing."

Bonnie Enes is a poet and artist from South Windsor, CT. Ms. Enes has been writing since the 70's. She has published work in The Fairfield Review, Yankee Magazine, Hartford Woman, Puddingstones, Nude Beach, Namatse, Pegasus, Boothbay Register, The Trumpeter, the Hartford Courant, and Monhagan Island Poetry Cove. Ms. Enes has won the Maine Fellowship Poetry Award. She is a member of Rowdy Writers at the South Windsor Public Library.

DJ Gaskin* is a writer and editor from Springfield, VA. Ms. Gaskin has been writing since a child. "At the age of 8 or 9, I think, I wrote the first poem I can remember conjuring, about love for my father, whose absence I felt intensely." She has published work in Literary Salt, Zillah, Avocet, Switched-On Gutenberg, Edgar Literary Review, and others. Ms. Gaskin is a member of The Writer's Center in Bethesda, MD. She cites George Bernard Shaw: "If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you might as well make it dance." Ms. Gaskin also conducts poetry workshops with teens in addiction-treatment programs.

John Jeffrey is a software specialist from Waterbury, CT. Mr. Jeffrey has been writing since adolescence, and he's "been fighting it now for over 30 years." He has published work in The Fairfield Review, Writer's Journal, Conatus (a college journal), Byline, and Stolen Snapshots. He has won various wins, places, and shows, in contests by magazines such as Writer's Digest, Byline, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and the Conatus Award for Fiction. Mr. Jeffrey is a member of The Academy of American Poets. He writes "The best teachers are the masters. Read the Canon!"

Margaret Karmazin* is a free lance writer and artist from Susquehanna, PA. Ms. Karmazin has been writing for 25 years. She has published work in over 70 magazines, including North Atlantic Review, Mobius, Weber Studies, Virginia Adversaria, West Wind Review, Chiron Review and Aim Magazine. She has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. Ms. Karmazin is a member of The Montrose Writer's Group.

Emma Lee* is an information analyst from Leicester, UK. Ms. Lee has been writing for over 15 years. She has published work in Yellow Torchlight and the Blues, a full length poetry collection from Original Plus (UK), and published in UK and US magazines and e-zines.. She won prizes in UK writing competitions and had two poems nominated for the UK Forward Prize for Best Poem. Ms. Lee is a member of the Leicester Writers' Club.

Rose McDonagh* is a full time student from Edinburgh, Scotland. Ms. McDonagh has been writing seriously for about five years. She has published work in BBC Wildlife Magazine, Labyrinth Orange and Smokelong Quarterly. She won first prize in the BBC Wildlife poet awards for the 15-17 age group.

Mark McGuire-Schwartz* is a former operations manager from Bethany, CT. Mr. McGuire-Schwartz has been writing since he was seven. He has published work in RoguesScholars, and the CT Law Journal. His one act play, Meeting Arthur Miller, was selected to be produced as part of the Short and NEAT program as part of the 2004 Edge Festival, held in conjunction with the International Festival of Arts and Ideas.
Tom Moore* is a teacher from Bellingham, WA. Mr. Moore has been writing since the 12th grade. He has published work in Rhino, Melic Review, Beloit Review, Red River Review and many others. He won an award for the PEN-Syndicated Fiction Project.

Claudia Moscovici* is a university professor from Saline, MI. Ms. Moscovici has been writing since the age of 18. She has published work in Poetic Matrix, Portland Magazine, Outsider Ink, Moebius, Enigma, Slate and Style, Three Cup Morning, and Palo Alto Review. She quotes Poincarre: "Good luck comes to those who come prepared."

Robert H. Nunnally, Jr.* is a commercial litigation attorney from Allen, TX. Mr. Nunnally has been writing poetry for 25 years. He has published work in Octavo: The On-Line Quarterly of the Alsop Review; Bear's Guide to Earning College Degrees Non-traditionally, and a number of literary magazines and legal resources. He writes "In my spare time, I play bad chess and make middling ambient music using electric football fields and cool software."

Lynn Patmalnee* is a music business professional and host of a folk/alt-country radio program on WFDU FM in Teaneck, NJ. She resides in Ramsey, NJ. Ms. Patmalnee has been writing since the eighth grade. She has published work in Fairleigh Dickinson University's campus literary magazine Knightscapes. While in High School, she won the Joyce Kilmer Poetry Award.

Kenneth Rehill* is a program manager for a behavioral health program from Fort Yukon, AK. Mr. Rehill has been writing "sporadically, for 50 years" and writing poetry "addictively, 2 years." He has published work in over 90 publications, in eight countries, including Mobius, Words of Wisdom, Creosote, and Timber Creek Review. He has also published two chapbooks.. He won first place in Top Ten Winners Circle, SP Quill Magazine, Winter, 2005. Mr. Rehill is a member of Poetry for Thought (a Yahoo group) and the West Virginia Poetry Society.

Abraham Romney* is a student and guitar instructor from Rexburg, ID. Mr. Romney has been writing for 7 years. He has published work in Asterisk*. Mr. Romney is a member of a university group, The English Academic Society. He writes "writing has become a serious passion. I will graduate with my BA in English in April and attend grad school this fall."

Sarah Sloat* is an editor for a news agency from Frankfurt, Germany. Ms. Sloat has been writing for two years. She has published work in The Rose and Thorn, Stirring, DMQ Review, and Pebble Lake Review. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2004 by Lily Lit Review for her poem Cinnamon. She was also a finalist in Pebble Lake Review's 2004 contest.

Monica Ellen Smith* is a patient care assistant in the mother/infant unit of a hospital. She resides in West Liberty, OH. Ms. Smith has been writing for 14 years. She has published work in Skyline; Carnelian; Taj Mahal Review; Voices anthologies; Cream, the Creative Medium; Steel Point Quarterly; Comrades; Lucid Moon ; Poetry Life & Times; MAG (Muse Apprentice Guild); Poesy, and others. Ms. Smith is a member of Skyline; Shadow Poetry. She is also listed in the Poets & Writers Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, The Academy of American Poets and the Ohio Arts Council Directory of Ohio Creative Writers. She writes "I write 'accessible' poetry, and believe poems need not be written in a complicated language only a select few can comprehend. Poetry allows for freedom of expression, which sustains the freedom in expression."

*Author is appearing for the first time in The Fairfield Review.

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