Teresa E. Gallion has published in the Rag, Central Avenue, Harvard Review, Broomweed Journal, and the anthologies Earthships and Land of Enchantment. Her first chapbook is Walking Sacred Ground (Celebrating the Landscape). She has been a featured reader at the Route 66 Festival and the Oklahoma National Poetry Month Celebration in Cheyenne. 15

Lisa Gill is the author of Red as a Lotus and Mortar & Pestle and the recipient of a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. Her third collection, Caput Nili, a hybrid of poetry, prose, and art, is forthcoming. She lives in Moriarty. 21

Gabe Gomez is a poet, playwright, editor and journalist. He has taught English at the University of New Orleans, Tulane University, the College of Santa Fe and the Institute of American Indian Arts. He is the co-editor of Breach Press, a freelance music, and performing arts writer for the Santa Fe Reporter. His first book of poetry, The Outer Bands, won the Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. 15

Larry Goodell was born in Roswell and ended up in Placitas. His work is represented in In Company, Samta Fe Poetry Broadside #48, Tumblewords, Writers Reading the West, Sin Fronteras, Blue Mesa Review, Conjunctions, Puerto del Sol and many other publications. His books include Firecracker Soup (Poems 1980-1987), Out of Secrecy and Here On Earth, a book of sonnets. 12

Renée Gregorio’s poetry collections include The Skins of Possible Lives, The Storm That Tames Us, Water Shed and the upcoming Drenched. She was one of the founding editors of the Taos Review and is a co-founder of the publishing collective Tres Chicas Books. As a practicing martial artist with second-degree black belt rank in aikido, and a poet with a master’s degree in creative writing from Antioch University, London, Renée has created the poetry dojo, a learning environment in which participants reach fuller expression through poetry making and body-centered exercises. She lives in El Rito. 15, 18, 20

Kenneth P. Gurney lives in Albuquerque. His poems appear regularly on the web. Over the years he has been editor/producer for Hodge Podge Poetry, Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry, and Origami Condom. 10

Dale Harris has made her home in New Mexico since 1993. She organizes the annual Sunflower Festival Poets & Writers Picnic in Mountainair. From 2002- 2007, she edited Central Avenue. Her art interests include pottery, painting, and book making. She is also a nurse practitioner working in the HIV field. 12

Lisa Hase received her Master’s in English from Kansas State University and has published poems in Inscape, Susquehanna Review and Midwest Quarterly. 15, 21

Michelle Holland lives in Chimayo. She teaches English at Los Alamos High School, and coaches the Espanola Valley’s youth slam team. For the past 11 years she has been the poetry co-editor of The Sin Fronteras Journal. Her poetry has been anthologized in The Harwood Anthology and Earthships. Michelle is the author of Love in the Real World and co-author of The Sound a Raven Makes, which won the New Mexico Book Award. 10, 15, 22

Gary Jackson recently received his MFA (with distinction) in Poetry from UNM in 2008. Two of his poems, “Bliss,” and “Afterthought,” have been published in Inscape. He also reads lots and lots of comic books. 15, 21

Catherine Kidd is the author/performer of Sea Peach, a CD/book, and bipolar bear, a DVD/book. Her poetry has been described as “an adult blend of Dr. Seuss and Aesop’s Fables.” Catherine has toured her work to festivals from Whitehorse to Oslo, Bristol, and Edinburgh; from Bavaria to Singapore, to Cape Town, South Africa. Her voice can be heard narrating Cirque du Soleil promos and air safety messages. Her first novel Missing the Ark was released in spring 2007. 8,17, 20, 22

Zachary Kluckman lives in a state of animated suspension in Albuquerque, where he publishes and produces poetry for television, page and stage. He is also the founder of NM Poetry Tangents. Zach is currently hard at work on his new book, The Bone-Fly Files. 15, 19

Jennifer Lynn Krohn was born and raised in Albuquerque. She is currently enrolled in UNM’s MFA Creative Writing program. Her work has appeared in the weekly Alibi. 15

Sari Krosinsky lives in Albuquerque. She edits Fickle Muses, an online journal of mythic poetry and fiction. Her poems have appeared in Poesia, Pebble Lake Review, The American Poetry Journal, Arsenic Lobster, and Verse Daily. 12

Michelle Laflamme-Childs, is a poet and essayist living in Santa Fe. She is also the Administrative Director of the Santa Fe Art Institute. She has been accepted to the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference and published a chapbook entitled Love and Lovers. 15

Dana Levin’s first book, In the Surgical Theatre, was awarded the 1999 American Poetry Review / Honickman First Book Prize and went on to receive nearly every award available to first books and emerging poets. She is the recipient of many honors, including fellowships from the Library of Congress and the Witter Bynner Foundation, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship. A poetry teacher for over fifteen years, Levin chairs the Creative Writing and Literature Department at College of Santa Fe. Her newest book is Wedding Day. 13, 16
Maria L. Leyba is a life long resident of Barelas where she lives in her childhood home. The beauty and realities of barrio life inspire her creative writing. 7, 15
Joan Logghe works at poetry in community, off the academic grid in La Puebla. Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Witter Bynner Foundation poetry grant, A Mabel Dodge Luhan internship, and a Barbara Deming/Money for Women grant. Her books include Twenty Years in Bed with the Same Man (a finalist for Western States Book Award), Blessed Resistance, Sofia, and Rice. She teaches poetry from Santa Clara Pueblo to Abique, Vancouver to Bratislava. 4, 7, 10, 15

Jessica Helen Lopez was a member of the 2006/07 Albuquerque Poetry Slam Team and is a current member of the national champion winning, College Unions UNM Lobo Slam team. She is studying Creative Writing and Communications at UNM. Her poems have appeared in New Mecca: An Anthology, Open Mic America, Feminist Now, Instant Puss, Chicago Open Mic America and A Bigger Boat. Co-founder of New Mexico Poetry Tangents, a monthly poetry workshop and independent press, Lopez also hosts Poetry & Beer at the Blackbird Buvette Bar and Grill. 2, 3, 8

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