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Issue 22 :: Front Range Poetics :: curated by Adam Fagin

Contributor Bios & Liner Notes

Poems and reviews by Ashley Colley have appeared in Tripwire, Drunken Boat, Heavy Feather Review, Smoking Glue Gun, Catch Up, and elsewhere. She is a PhD student at the University of Denver and a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Phil Cordelli grows vegetables just south of Denver. He is the author of Manual of Woody Plants.

Jennifer Denrow is the author of California. She teaches writing classes in Denver.

Tim Earley has written four books of poems: Boondoggle, The Spooking of Mavens, Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery (Horse Less Press, 2014), winner of the 2015 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Award, and Linthead Stomp (Horse Less Press, 2016). His work can be found in numerous journals and anthologies, including Chicago Review, Colorado Review, Sink Review, Conduit, The Ecopoetry Anthology, the Hick Poetics Anthology, and Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains. Twice a Writing Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, he now lives in Denver and teaches online courses in literature and creative writing for the University of Mississippi.

Whit Griffin is the author of four books, most recently We Who Saw Everything (Cultural Society, 2015). A collaboration with the visual artist Brian Lucas resulted in the piece The Vegetal Sermons. He lives in Wyoming and shares a home with the poet Shannon Tharp.

C.J. Martin is the author of Two Books (Compline, 2011), as well as some chapbooks: Under Water (FOBW, 2015); Medical Parts (NewLights Press, 2014); LAND (Compline, 2014 and The New [New] Corpse: Green Lantern, 2015); 2012 (Supersuperette, 2013) andUnused Cover (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs, 2013); WIW?3: Hold me tight. Make me happy (Delete Press, 2009); Lo, Bittern (Atticus/Finch, 2008) and CITY (Vigilance Society, 2007). His essays and reviews have appeared in ON: Contemporary Practice, Jacket2, American Book Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Colorado Springs, CO, and works as a bookbinder and copy editor. With Julia Drescher, he publishes Further Other Book Works.

Andrea Rexilius’ publications include three books of poetry: New Organism: Essais (Letter Machine, 2014), Half of What They Carried Flew Away (Letter Machine, 2012), and To Be Human Is To Be A Conversation (Rescue Press, 2011), as well as the chapbooks, Seance (Coconut Books, 2014), and To Be Human (Horseless Press, 2010).

Elizabeth Robinson works as the homeless navigator for Boulder Municipal Court. Her most recent books are Blue Heron (Center for Literary Publishing ), Counterpart (Ahsahta), and On Ghosts (Solid Objects) which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. She co-edited the critical anthology Quo Anima: innovation and spirituality in contemporary women’s poetry forthcoming from University of Akron Press.

Eleni Sikelianos - Vocals

Marc Dalio - Drums

Roger Green - Guitar

Farrell Lowe - Guitar, Daxophone

Paul Riola - Saxophone

Dave Willey - Glockenspiel, Zither

Shannon Tharp is the author of The Cost of Walking (Skysill Press, 2011) and Vertigo in Spring (The Cultural Society, 2013). She lives with the poet Whit Griffin in Laramie, Wyoming.