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Aydin Bal
Aydın Bal is currently working on his doctorate degree and teaching at Arizona State University. He writes theatre plays, poetry and short stories.

Jennifer Bal
J. Bal is an anthropologist and writer of prose and poetry.

Nagehan Bayindir
Is a graduate of Rutgers the State University of New   Jersey where she earned her BA in English- Literature. She will be  receiving her master of arts degree from Rutgers University in the  Fall of 2008 in English- Creative Writing. Currently, she?s working on her graduate thesis on the translation of Turkish poetry. Nagehan  resides in New Jersey and she's an adjunct professor of English at  Camden County College.

William Bloomhuff
Resides in California and Alaska. He took 1st place at the anchorage press photo awards, “things” category, Dec 2007. He is interested in artistically documenting indigenous people of the world and their sacred places and lifestyles, with depictions as  honest and dignified as possible. He employs color, b&w, digital and  hand-painting with oils. All of images are in signed, limited  editions and the painted hybrids are one of kind. Collectors are  welcome to contact him about image acquisitions.

Scott Condon
Lives north of Seattle. His poems have appeared in publications such as Pontoon, Ellipsis, and Fine Madness.

Shannon Dae
Is an artist who works in various media but focuses mainly on photography with a wide range of subject matter.  Her style evokes documentary realism caught up in surrealist fantasy.  Dae has her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and two minors in Human Communication and Art History from  Arizona State University. 

Mary Ellen Derwis
Lives in northeast Ohio .  She is coauthor, with Joe Balaz, of JOMA—online www.jomaonline. com , an online gallery of concrete poetry and photography.  Her photography has appeared in or is forthcoming from Oregon Literary Review, AdmitTwo, Eleventh Transmission, Otoliths, Wheelhouse, Neon Literary Magazine and Subtle Tea.  What interests her in the field of photo-art is the unpredictable and synergistic nature of photography in general.  Capturing an image that can be enhanced in different ways to bring about a visual dialogue between viewer and photograph is what drives her work.

Nathan Hall
Is the webmaster for and is also a senior partner at the internet marketing and web development firm, Datasilk Corporation.  Nathan volunteers his time building and maintaining the website and provides general guidance on the ongoing development of the site.  Nathan is a graduate of ASU and has been building websites and providing internet marketing services since 2001.

Nancy Trevarthen Hodges
Nancy Is a sociologist living in Chicago . While raising her son, she continues to enjoy art, travel, and all things sociological. 

Cynthia Hogue
Has published five collections of poetry, most recently The Incognito Body (Red Hen Press 2006), and has co-edited Innovative Women Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Interviews (University of Iowa Press, 2006), and the first edition of H.D.’s The Sword Went Out to Sea, by Delia Alton (University Press of Florida, 2007).  She is the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at Arizona State University.

Yvette Johnson
Is a writer and a student. She recently published an article in Parents for Parents (Spring 2008). She lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and two sons. 

Zeynep Kılıç
Zeynep Kılıç teaches sociology at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Her dissertation research explored issues of immigration, citizenship and cultural identity.

Dominica McBride
Is a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University. She specializes in program development and evaluation among communities in need. In 2005, she conducted a program evaluation in Tanzania, East Africa with an organization that fights HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. She is now designing a culturally responsive family health program for African American families. She plans to continue her work both domestically and internationally.

Kevin Roberson
California-based designer Kevin Roberson creates packaging, brand identity, posters, magazines, books, advertisements and other print communications for design-conscious clients in a range of sectors. He has a degree in Art History from Occidental College in Los Angeles.

Rebecca Ross
Is a photographer and public artist whose awards include an Artist Fellowship and Artist Project Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Her work has been widely exhibited in the US and Europe and is represented in public and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at University of Texas-Austin.  

Jan Theuninck
Jan Theuninck is a Belgian painter and poet (born, June 7, 1954 in Zonnebeke, Belgium). A native speaker of Dutch, Theuninck writes also in French and occasionally English.

Chong Ho (Alex) Yu
Alex has two Ph.D. degrees in Measurement, Statistics, and Methodological Studies and Philosophy (Arizona State University, AZ). He also has a B.A. in Visual art (Bemidji State University, MN) and a diploma in Professional Photography (New York Institute of Photography). Currently he is the Director of the “Testing, Evaluation, Assessment and Research” (TEAR) Group at Arizona State University’s Applied Learning Technologies Institute.

Credits: Design by Kevin Roberson.

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