Sleepingfish 0.9375 Contributors 

Adam Golaski edits New Genre and edits for Flim Forum Press. Four excerpts from Color Plates will appear in Danielle Marie’s Lit, four are up at Web Conjunctions, three appeared in Hanging Loose and three in McSweeney’s #19; others, in other amounts and in various states of dress, have appeared elsewhere. 

Amira Hanafi is a writer and artist who lives in Chicago. Her current fascinations include systems, facts, codes, and the language of science.

Andrew Richmond lives in Astoria, Queens. He works as a photographer and is seeking an MFA in Creative Writing at The New School in New York City. His work has appeared in Post Road and The New Orleans Review.

Annie Clarkson is a poet and fiction writer from Manchester in the UK. Her first collection of prose poems is Winter Hands to be published in Summer 2007 by Shadow Train.

Blake Butler lives in Atlanta. His other work, in or forthcoming with DIAGRAM, Copper Nickel, Monday Night Lit, etc., can be found archived at his website.

Cal Freeman received his MFA from Bowling Green State University. He now teaches creative writing at The University of Detroit Mercy.

Chris Lawson is a visual artist, writer, and filmmaker. Current exhibitions include Musee 16 in Portland, Oregon and Gallerie Sant D’A Jakmel in Haiti. His work has recently been featured in Magis and Juxtapoz.

Daniel Borzutzky is the author of Arbitrary Tales (Triple Press, 2005) and The Ecstasy of Capitulation (BlazeVox, 2007). He lives in Chicago.

David Alexander McFarland teaches college-level English composition and literature and has published in print journals such as Southern Humanities Review, Mississippi Review, Stories, and Painted Bride Quarterly. Online, he has appeared in The Paumanok Review, Subtle Tea, Dispatch and Southern Ocean Review.

Deb Olin Unferth’s fiction has appeared in Harper’s, Conjunctions, NOON, Fence, and the Pushcart Prize anthologies. Minor Robberies, a selection of her stories, will appear as one volume of three from McSweeney’s.

Debra Di Blasi is the author of The Jirí Chronicles & Other Fictions (FC2, 2007), Drought & Say What You Like (New Directions), and Prayers of an Accidental Nature (Coffee House Press). She is president of Jaded Ibis Productions, a transmedia corporation™.

duncan barlow’s novel Super Cell Anemia is forthcoming from Afterbirth Books in the Summer of 2007. He sings and plays guitar in d.biddle and received his Ph.D. in fiction from the University of Denver.

Elizabeth Albert paints allegorical psychodramas featuring a cast of animal characters acting out scenarios of tyranny and submission, desire and frustration, safety and danger, loss and reconciliation. Her work has been exhibited in and around the New York area since 1993.

Erik Anderson’s poems and reviews have appeared in Jacket, Rain Taxi, The Denver Quarterly, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Cranky, Ellipsis, Bombay Gin, The American Drivel Review, and others. With the poet Anne Waldman, he edits the magazine Thuggery & Grace.

Eva Talmadge is a junior agent with the Emma Sweeney Agency and an MFA candidate in the fiction program at Hunter College.

Forrest Roth’s stories have appeared in NOON, Quick Fiction, Locus Novus, Double Room, and elsewhere. He is the author of a novella, Line and Pause (BlazeVox Books).

Gary Lutz is the author of Stories in the Worst Way and I Looked Alive.

Girija Tropp’s short fiction has been published in Agni, The Boston Review, Best Australian Stories 2005 and 2006, Fiction International, Mississippi Review, Denver Quarterly, Re:al, Sleepingfish 0.875. Winner of the Josephine Ulrick Literature Award 2006.

Irana Douer lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she was born in 1984. She is in art school and runs an online art magazine, Ruby Mag.

J. Asher Lynch is a self taught artist who currently resides in Miramar Beach, Florida with his wife and three children. His paintings are a mixture of the comic book culture of his youth and the influences of his own daily surroundings.

J’Lyn Chapman is completing her Ph.D at the University of Denver. Her dissertation is on text and image in the novels of W.G. Sebald, and she’s making a book of poetry and an archive.

Jackson Taylor is the Associate Director of the Graduate Writing Program at The New School. His short fiction has appeared in small “zine” publications many of which have four-letter titles i.e.; Spit, Pink, Moss, and Punk. He recently completed his first novel The Blue Orchard.

James Wagner is the author of Trilce (Calamari Press, 2006), the false sun recordings (3rd bed, 2003), and They (Frunk Press, 2001). Work Book, a collaborative collection of his work stories (artwork by Edgar Arceneaux), will be published in the Fall of 2007 by Nothing Moments in Los Angeles. He lives in Chico, California.

Jason Porter, an MFA student in fiction at Hunter College, was born in southeastern Michigan in 1972. He is happy to call Brooklyn his home, where he is the proud stepfather of two untrainable terrier mutts.

Jesse Reno’s paintings tell timeless stories using figurative images and symbols in an suggestive format that people can apply to themselves. His biggest inspirations are the art of primitive, indigenous, and shamanic painters.

Joris Vanpoucke is finishing a degree illustration at St-Lucas Antwerp (Belgium) this year, working on a final project about metamorphosis.

Joshua Marie Wilkinson’s new project is Rabbit Light Movies; soon he will move from Denver to Chicago.

Julia Otxoa was born in 1953 in San Sebastián, Spain. She is the author of many books, most recently Un extraño envío (2006). A translation of her story appears in the current issue of Absinthe: New European Writing.

Kevin Sampsell writes book articles for Associated Press and is the publisher of Future Tense Books. He’s currently working on a work of non-fiction, a book of word collages, and a collection of stories due out in 2007 called Creamy Bullets (Chiasmus Press).

Labrini Yassine is a Berber visual poet one of the editors met in Essaouira, Morocco, hawking his art on the streets.

Laird Hunt is a graduate of Naropa University ’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. His most recent novel is The Exquisite.

Matthew Simmon lives in the Pacific Northwest with his cat Emmett. He is writing something.

Minju Pak grew up in Southern California’s Inland Empire. She now lives in Brooklyn and is an MFA student in fiction at the New School.

Noah Eli Gordon’s sixth book, Figures for a Darkroom Voice—a collaboration with Joshua Marie Wilkinson, featuring images by Noah Saterstrom—will be published in October by Tarpaulin Sky Press.

Born and raised in Beirut, novelist Oliver Rohe currently lives and writes in Paris. Terrain vague (Vacant Lot) is his second novel.

Pedro Ponce’s fiction has appeared recently in Caketrain, Small Spiral Notebook, and Redivider. His fiction has received an AWP Intro Journals Project award and a Tara Fellowship for Short Fiction. 

Peter Conners’ “The Mountains and the Beaches” is excerpted from his forthcoming book Emily Ate the Wind (Marick Press, 2008). His prose poetry collection, Of Whiskey and Winter, will be published by White Pine Press in September 2007. He also edited PP/FF: An Anthology (Starcherone Books, 2006).

Peter Markus has new fictions out in Denver Quarterly, Chicago Review, New York Tyrant, Double Room, Caketrain, and Saltgrass. His first book, Good, Brother, was recently reissued by Calamari Press. His novel, Bob, or Man on Boat, is forthcoming in 2008 from Dzanc Books.

Rob Walsh’s work has appeared in Columbia, Fugue, LIT, Mississippi Review, NOON, Redivider, and the previous issue of Sleepingfish. He lives in Seattle.

Robert Darry is an amateur electronics and linguistics enthusiast who believes he has discovered a fountain of language in the aether. In 2004 he made a textual collection which he then proceeded to manipulate and coax some sense out of. Mathew Timmons has recently edited a volume of Darry’s work, The Selected Works of Robert Darry.

Rogelio Ramos Signes was born in San Juan, Argentina, in 1950. He is the author of several books, most recently En busca de los vestuarios. His work has appeared in Argentina, Columbia, Venezuela, Mexico, and Spain.

Ron Klassnik’s indeed a sleeping fish. In clear thin water lit. You can find him listening to church bells down in Mexico.

Rosana Fernandez was born in 1979 in Villa Maria, Cordova, Argentina. She is a plastic artist and photographer, with degrees in painting, sculpture, and engraving from the National University of Cordova.

Salvatore Difalco resides in Niagara Falls. Anvil Press will publish his collection, Black Rabbit & Other Stories this spring.

Samuel Ligon is the author of the novel Safe in Heaven Dead. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in StoryQuarterly, Other Voices, Alaska  Quarterly Review, The Quarterly, The Empty Page: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth, and elsewhere. He teaches at Eastern Washington University and is the editor of Willow Springs.

Sara Veglahn is the author of two chapbooks, Another Random Heart (Margin to Margin) and Falling Forward (Braincase Press). She currently lives and works in Denver.

Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author or editor of ten books including the forthcoming Broken Hallelujahs (2007 BOA Editions). He teaches in the BFA Program for Creative Writing at Penn State Erie.

Terese Svoboda’s most recent novel is Tin God, published by the University of Nebraska Press. She has stories forthcoming in Lit and Failbetter.

Tim Horvath is completing the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Carve, Cranky, pacificREVIEW, Drumlummon Views, Sein und Werden, Eclectica, and elsewhere.

Toshiya Kamei is the translator of The Curse of Eve and Other Stories. Kamei’s translations have recently appeared in The Listening Eye, Common Ground Review, and Blackbird.

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