Jackson Scales / The Last Tower
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About the Authors
JACKSON SCALES was born in the New Mexican desert, came of age in the piney woods of East Texas, and currently resides in Cream City, Wisconsin. When he's not dealing in antiques, Jackson tries his hand at writing fiction. His work can also be seen in Edifice Wrecked, The Spillway Review, and Ophelia's Muse.
CHRIS BLEACH is a 46 year old father of two, from Halifax, West Yorkshire in the north of England. He writes about business for a living but much prefers to write about life.
MIRIAM N. KOTZIN teaches literature and creative writing in the at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA USA where she is the advisor to Maya, the student literary magazine. She has been appointed Director of--and have developed--a program leading to a Certificate in Writing and Publishing. Her work has appeared in: The Iron Horse Literary Review, The Painted Bride Quarterly, Boulevard (for which she is a contributing editor), The Mid-American Review, The Southern Humanities Review, Pulpsmith, and Confrontation. Online at: Small Spiral Notebook, Drexel Online Journal, the Vocabula Review, Three Candles, the Poetry Super Highway, For Poetry, Front Street Review, Word Riot and Blaze. Fiction in: ELF: Eclectic Literary Forum (print) and shortly in Xaxx and the June issue of Slow Trains.
TERRY THOMAS lives in the Far North, in Kaitaia. He's been writing seriously for some years now and has had a number ofsuccesses: twice in Tandem's 100 NZ Short Short Stories, twice in Takahe, and has had stories in three other anthologies. He won the Sunday Star Times Contest in 1993 and took 3rd place this year. He also took second place in the Christchurch Star Contest earlier this year. Has had poems in Poetry NZ, The Republican and Spin, and a story in the ezine, Beneath the Dirt.
ALEX KEEGAN is a prolific writer of stories and crime fiction. He lives in England.
TONY CIPRIAN was born and educated in Auckland. He is coming to the end of a long career as a TV journalist, presenter and news producer. He has not written much fiction (though some would say a statement like that from a journalist is an oxymoronic). One story published in Graeme Lay's Third Century NZ Short Short Stories. He has written specialty shows for Radio.
DOREEN THOMPSON was born in Britian and this story is about a part of her life there. She now resides in Auckalnd, New Zealand.
BRAD EVANS lives and writes in the UK.
R PAUL CRAIG teaches Philosophy at San Jacinto College, near Houston, Texas. He has previously published poetry in such journals as Poet Lore, Peloris, Angel Hair, Coffeehouse Poetry, The Catalyzer Journal, Snow Monkey, 2River View and Red River, among others. He has also published two chapbooks of poetry: The Higher Criticism (Adams Press) and Every Once in a While (Scars Publications). His e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
DAN VALLEY is a published childrens author from Kincumber, NSA, Australia. Over 600,000 copies sold (12 books). Dabbled in modernist poetry now doing more of it. He is married with 2 grown up children and two grandchildren. He migrated from London in 1966.
KAY McKENZIE COOKE lives and writes in Dunedin, New Zealand and has one book of poetry published. Her book, 'Feeding the Dogs' won the Jessie McKay Prize for best book of poetry at the Montana Book Awards, 2003.
MARK MURPHY lives and writes in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK. A first book of poems is forthcoming.
SRINJAY CHAKRAVARTI is a journalist workin on a newspaper in Calcutta, India. He was born in Calcutta in 1973. Educated at St.Xavier's College . His journalism has been widely published. He has translated works from Bengali and Urdu and his book of poems received the SALT award from John Kinsella and a literary trust in Melbourne, Australia. His essay in poetics has won first prize in a competition of 'Echoes of Giglamesh', Glasgow, UK. 2004.
PAUL PROCISSI was born 1955, Detroit, USA. Has worked as a consultant and teacher, now in the moving business.
BOYD WIDGER lives and writes in Hamburg, NY, USA. His work has been published widely, including in past isues of Southern Ocean Review.
PATRICIA PRIME is an Auckland editor, poet and anthologist, widely published in New Zealand and overseas.
JANICE M BOSTOCK lives and writes in N.S.W., Australia
SAM SILVA lives and writes in Fayetteville, N.C., USA
MARK PIRIE is completing an M.A. at Otago University. Has a number of short stories and poems published. Publisher and editor of Headworx publishers and editor of JAAM (Just Another Art Movement). His latest book of poems, Bullet Poems in four rounds has just been recently published.
ROB ALLAN: Rob lives and writes in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, New Zealand. Poetry is his art, writing about the 'here and now'. Published widely.
ROBERT JAMES BERRY lives and writes in Auckland, New Zealand. His first volume, 'Smoke' was published by UPM Press in 2000.
TREVOR REEVES: Editor and Publisher of Southern Ocean Review and poet - writer of short stories that have appeared in print and electronic magazines widely. Recent book of poetry published "The Poetry Book to Cuddle up in Bed With"
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. Prolific book illustrator including "In the Grip of Evil" Reeves/Wolfe, History of Cobb and co and Dear Pal (stories of the Maniototo). Home Page