MAUREEN ALSOP'S poems have appeared or are forthcoming in various publications including 88, Margie, and Arsenic Lobster. She hosts Palm Springs Art Museum’s annual poetry reading series.


SAMUEL AMADON'S poems have appeared in such journals as American Letters & Commentary; APR; Black Warrior Review; Forklift, Ohio; La Petite Zine; Unpleasant Event Schedule; Verse; and Western Humanities Review. Samuel once lived in Hartford, but now prefers New York, where he is one of the curators of the FREQUENCY reading series.


STEPHANIE ANDERSON was born in Berkeley, California and spent much of her childhood in Pennsylvania. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Painted Bride Quarterly, American Letters & Commentary, and Denver Quarterly. She lives in New York City.


THOMAS BASBØLL teaches philosophy at the Copenhagen Business School, where he also supports researchers in their writing practices. He is married, has two children, and once played the Ghost in a student production of Hamlet. His poetry and criticism have been published in Fascicle and Word For/Word and he blogs at


JAMES CAPOZZI was born in West Milford, New Jersey. His poems have appeared in Chicago Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. He lives in Seattle.


MARK DECARTERET'S work has appeared in the anthologies American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon Press, 2000) and Thus Spake the Corpse: An Exquisite Corpse Reader 1988-1998 (Black Sparrow Press, 2000). His latest chapbook, The Great Apology, was published a few years back by Oyster River Press for which he also co-edited the anthology Under the Legislature of Stars: 62 New Hampshire Poets.


JULIE DOXSEE holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently a PhD candidate in the poetry program at the University of Denver. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Eratio Postmodern Poetry, Word For/Word, can we have our ball back?, Elimae, Coconut Poetry, Conduit, Fourteen Hills, and Shampoo. She was born in London, Ontario.


MICHAEL FARRELL is researching improvisation and its icons in Australian culture. His book, ode ode, is available from Salt Publishing. He has recent poems in Verse and First Offense and a blog at


JIM GOAR’S book, Whole Milk, is available from Effing Press. His poetry has been published by the good folks at GutCult, Octopus, the tiny, and El Pobre Mouse. His prose can be found at American Drivel Review, Ellipsis, and Ducts. This is his second time appearing in Typo. You can find out more about him at Can Of Corn.


NOAH ELI GORDON is the author of The Frequencies, The Area of Sound Called the Subtone, and A Fiddle Pulled from the Throat of a Sparrow, forthcoming in 2007 from New Issues. He publishes the Braincase Chapbook Series from his home in Denver.


KATE GREENSTREET'S chapbook, Learning the Language, was published last fall by Etherdome Press. Her first full-length book, case sensitive, will be out from Ahsahta Press in September 2006.

MICHAEL HEFFERNAN'S seventh book of poems, The Night Breeze Off the Ocean, appeared in early spring 2005 from Eastern Washington University Press (Spokane). He has since finished another. In the next few months, he will have new poems in Measure, The Southern Review, and Poetry.


THOMAS HUMMEL'S work has appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, CROWD, Denver Quarterly, Fence, La Petite Zine, Octopus, WebConjunctions, and elsewhere. He lives in Manhattan.

MICHAEL KOSHKIN edits and designs chapbooks and magazines for Hot Whiskey Press with Jennifer Rogers. The Subtraction of Light (For a Pig) is forthcoming as a chapbook from Wyrd Tree Press and will include pig paintings by the author. Parade Rain is also forthcoming in 2006 from Big Game Books.


KARYNA MCGLYNN's poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Hotel Amerika, 42opus, Verse, La Petite Zine, Kulture Vulture, Cimarron Review and Good Foot. A three-time Pushcart nominee, Karyna is the recipient of the Cornwell Fellowship in Poetry, the Moveen Residency in Ireland, and the Michael R. Gutterman Prize in Poetry at the University of Michigan where she is currently pursuing her MFA. She is a co-editor for the online journal Stirring. For more information, visit


KRISTI MAXWELL's poems have recently appeared in Denver Quarterly, Dragonfire, No Tell Motel, Spinning Jenny, and 42opus. She currently lives in Tucson, Arizona, where she teaches at Casa Libre en la Solana.


AMANDA NADELBERG is the author of Isa the Truck Named Isadore, (available this April from Slope Editions). Her poems have appeared in jubilat, Octopus, The Canary, Tarpaulin Sky, and in other journals. She grew up in Boston and currently lives in Minneapolis.


NATHAN PARKER's recent poems appear or are forthcoming in American Letters & Commentary, Colorado Review, Conduit, and Octopus. He lives in Alabama with his wife Christie, son Noah, and just-born daughter Clara.


THIBAULT RAOULT was a Dolin Scholar at the University of Chicago. One of his pieces in Octopus #4 was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He co-edits Coalesce (with Adam Weg), writes songs, paints, cooks, & cleans (sometimes) in the nude (sometimes). Born in Pithiviers, France, raised in Rochester, NY, Thibault will soon move to Providence, RI.


KEN RUMBLE's poems have appeared in Parakeet, Octopus, the tiny, Coconut, Carolina Quarterly, Fascicle, and others. A section from his long poem Key Bridge was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2005.


ZACHARY SCHOMBURG'S most recent poems are forthcoming in Swink, Washington Square Review, Same Storm, Cutbank, Parakeet, and The Hat, and a chapbook, Abraham Lincoln's Death Scene, is forthcoming from Horse Less Press. He co-edits Octopus, co-hosts the Clean Part Reading Series, and is a PhD student in Lincoln, NE, where he lives in a lean-to with a dog, two cats and a wife.


BRANDON SHIMODA was born in the 1970's. He grew up along multiple edges of multiple oceans. His poems and reviews can be seen in recent or forthcoming issues of Xantippe, GutCult, Octopus, Cannibal, Wildlife, and elsewhere; his assemblage work can be seen in CutBank and the New Lakes reading and performance series. With Phil Cordelli, he is The Pines. With Aimee, he lives in Missoula, Montana, where he gives and takes. Mostly neither.


JASON STUMPF's poems have recently appeared in Natural Bridge, Post Road, and other journals. He currently teaches English and Creative Writing at Providence College.


MATHIAS SVALINA work has been recently published or is forthcoming in journals such as jubilat, Fence, Pleiades, Konundrum Engine Literary Review, Spinning Jenny, and Bridge. He is the new co-editor of Octopus Magazine.


CATHERINE TAYLOR is a co-editor, with Eula Biss and Stephen Cope, of Essay Press, a new imprint dedicated to publishing innovative, explorative essays in book form. She teaches at Ohio University and has work forthcoming in Xantippe.


CRAIG MORGAN TEICHER's new poems are appearing in Pleiades; Boston Review; and Forklift, Ohio. He lives in Brooklyn and works at Publishers Weekly Magazine.


JON THOMPSON teaches at North Carolina State University, where he edits Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics, and the new poetry series, Free Verse Editions. His first collection, The Book of the Floating World (Parlor Press) appeared in 2004.


MAUREEN THORSON lives in Washington, D.C., where she is sometimes a lawyer, and often a maker of soup. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Exquisite Corpse, LIT, and The Hat.

ASHLEY VANDOORN has recently published poems in American Letters & Commentary, The Canary, Seneca Review, WebConjunctions , Gulf Coast, Northwest Review, and No Tell Motel. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA.


JOSHUA MARIE WILKINSON is the author of Suspension of a Secret in Abandoned Rooms (Pinball, 2005), Lug Your Careless Body out of the Careful Dusk (Iowa, 2006), and a chapbook entitled A Ghost as King of the Rabbits (New Michigan, 2005). New poems are forthcoming in Ellipsis, Knock, Eye Rhyme, Filter, Burnside Review, and BirdDog--all available in the Pacific Northwest. His first film--a tour documentary about the band Califone--is due out this fall and he lives in Denver, Colorado where he's completing a PhD and at work on new writing.