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Writer-in-Residence and Professor of English at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC, Janice Moore Fuller has published four poetry collections, including Séance, winner of the 2008 Oscar Arnold Young Award (North Carolina poetry book of the year). Her most recent poetry book, On the Bevel, was published in May 2014 by Cinnamon Press in North Wales. Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Magma (London), New Welsh Review, The Louisville Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Poems & Plays, Cave Wall, Tar River Poetry, and Comstock Review. Her plays and libretti, including a stage adaptation of Faulkner’s novel As I Lay Dying, have been produced at Catawba’s Hedrick Theatre, the Minneapolis Fringe Festival, Estonia’s Polli Talu Centre, and France’s Rendez-Vous Musique Nouvelle. A regular workshop leader in Wales and England and at the Wildacres Writers’ Workshop, she has been a Fellow at artist colonies in Ireland, Scotland, Spain, and Portugal.
Barbara Conrad is author of Wild Plums, The Gravity of Color, and editor of Waiting for Soup (2004), a collection of art and poetry from her weekly workshops with homeless neighbors in Charlotte, NC. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies such as Tar River Poetry, Sow’s Ear, Southern Women’s Review, Icarus and Kakalak, and have won awards, honorable mentions and a Pushcart nomination. Her writing focuses on personal exploration, nature and social justice issues.
Larry Johnson, born in Natchez, MS, is the author of Veins and Alloy and has published poems in many magazines, such as New Orleans Review, The Iowa Review, Chronicles, and Town Creek Poetry. In the fall of 2006 he read a selection of his poems at the Library of Congress. He lives in Raleigh, NC, and teaches at Wake Technical Community College.