Morag McDowell / Moths
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About the Authors
MORAG McDOWELL was born in Scotland in 1959. After a few years of travelling, including several years living in Germany, she now lives in Ayrshire, Scotland with her family. She is a past winner of the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday shorts competition and was runner-up in 2000, in the CWN/Brian Moore shortstory awards. Her stories have been published in Ireland(Salmon Review), in the UK(Scotland on Sunday, Ludus, Shorts) and in magazines and collections in Germany.
SAM MILLAR lives and writes in Ireland who has had work published in England, Scotland and the USA.
MARK PIRIE is publisher and editor of Headworx publishers and editor of JAAM (Just Another Art Movement). His latest book of poems, The Blues has just been recently published.
ZOE KING lives and writes in England. An earlier version of Polish Drains was a runner-up in The New Writer Fiction awards. Zoe edits "Buzz Words" an on-line magazine about writing.
STEVE HOWARD is currently an English Major at Western Washington University. He has had work published in the on-line journals, Voiding the Void and Oh So Beautiful..
JO ANN HANSEN RASCH is a New Zealander living abroad. Has work published in Europe, USA and New Zealand. Her latest published work includes a short story in Offshoots and 2 short stories and some poems in Lakelines, two English-language anthologies from Switzerland.This is her second story in Southern Ocean Review.
BEN Williams is a student in Christchurch, New Zealand.
RICHARD FEIN writes and lives in USA and has had work published widely around the world.
J.D.HESKIN lives in Duluth, Minnesota. His poetry has been published in many small literary magazines and e-zines. Currently, he can be found online in SNAKESKIN, Concrete Wolf, Yellow Bat, The Red Lamp, Poetry Magazine and Black Creek Review.
JANET BUCK is a three-time Pushcart Nominee and the author of four collections of poetry. Her work has recently appeared in Three Candles, PoetryBay, Red River Review, Runes, Stirring, The Concrete Wolf, Branches, The Carriage House Review, Facets, The Circle, Sand to Glass, The American Muse, and hundreds of journals world-wide. In 2002, Buck's poetry is scheduled to appear in Artemis, The Montserrat Review, Recursive Angel, Apples & Oranges, Pig Iron Malt, Gertrude, The Pedestal Magazine, Southern Ocean Review, and The Pittsburgh Quarterly. Recent awards include Sol Magazine's 2001 Poem of the Year, The 2001 Kota Press Anthology Prize, and The Thunder Rain Award. Janet's newest e-book Ash Tattoos, a collection of poetry on the terrorist attacks and the aftermath of war, is now available from The ZeBook Company:
KAY McKENZIE COOKE has had poetry published in most NZ literary magazines. A book of her poetry, 'Feeding the Dogs', is due out sometime this year from University of Otago Press. She lives in Dunedin, NewZealand and works part-time as well as studies part time at University of Otago.
JEFFREY ALFIER lives in Tucson, Arizona, USA, holds an MA in Humanities, and has served as an adjunct faculty member with City Colleges of Chicago - European Division. His publication credits include The Columbia Review, Conspire, CrossConnect, Electric Acorn, Melic Review, Niederngasse, Stolen Island Review, and War, Literature and the Arts - An International Journal of the Humanities. His poetry will also appear in an anthology to be published by McGraw-Hill in November, 2001.
SILVIA ANTONIA BRANDON Pérez, born 1949, La Habana, Cuba, mother of 4 sons, 1 daughter, and new abuela to two beautiful little girls; presently living in Pennsylvania, published in various online and print journals, including Conspire, Disquieting Muses, Recursive Angel, Third Muse, The Poet's Canvas. Poems in Spanish included in a print anthology called Juntos published in Barcelona this past fall. Editor of Spanish edition of Niederngasse, an online and print poetry journal.
GLENN COOPER lives and writes in Australia.
PATRICIA PRIME lives and writes in Auckalnd, New Zealand. Her work has been published widely.
ROB ALLEN lives and writes in Port Chalmers, New Zealand.
SIMON WILLIAMSON died in 1999, aged 30. A commemorative volume of his work is due to be published by HeadworX Publishers, Wellington, New Zealand, later in 2002.
L. E. SCOTT is an African American jazz poet, born in Cordele, Georgia, USA. His work has been published in magazines, journals and newspapers in New Zealand, Australia and the U.S.A. He has also had 15 books of poetry and prose published, dealing with subjects ranging from his childhood in the American South of the 1950's to his experience in the Vietnam War and his involvement in the civil rights struggle in the 1960's and '70's.
TREVOR REEVES: Editor and Publisher of Southern Ocean Review and poet - writer of short stories that have appeared in print and electronic magazines widely.
JANET BUCK teaches writing and literature at college level in the USA. Her homepage has received over 30 awards. Her poems have been published widely, and has been afeatured poet for magazines such as Seeker Magazine, Vortex, Conspire and others. her first collection, Calamity's Quilt is due shortly.
JUDITH WOLFE lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. She is an artist, designer and sculptor. She has exhibited widely throughout New Zealand and some of her works have been in travelling exhibitions overseas. Recent exhibitions at the Empire Cinema, guest artist at the Wanaka Art Group Exhibition, August 1997 and exhibited in the Warbirds Over Wanaka air show exhibition, Easter, 1998, and the Cleveland Art Awards, Dunedin, October 1998, and 2001 Also the Columba College exhibition 1999. Two exhibitions, 2000 and 2001 at the Community Art Gallery, Dunedin NZ. Home Page