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Anitra Freeman
eMail: anitra@spamcop.net
Home Page: http://www.anitraweb.org/
Physical Universe Locator: Seattle WA
Bio: Born on July 17, 1949. Astrology fans make of it what you will. Currently a freelance writer and activist, focused mostly on grassroots homeless empowerment groups. I also facilitate StreetWrites, a workshop for homeless and low-income writers. I have published stories, articles and poetry, and also enjoy poetry performance -- even Slams. I am also one of the editors of Real Change, and we want poetry.

Workshop Members

Dr. Wes Browning
eMail: wes@speakeasy.org
Home Page: http://www.speakeasy.org/~wes
Physical Universe Locator: Seattle, WA
Bio: Writer of mostly humor and bad poetry for the Real Change, Seattle's Homeless Newspaper. Also one of its editors.

Virginia Conn
eMail: gin08@rocketmail.com
Home Page: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~vconn
Physical Universe Locator: Buffalo.....heart is in Texas
Bio (1996): Grad student at SUNY Buffalo, moving to Dallas come June....YEE HA!

Judy Ray
Physical Universe Locator: Eugene, OR
Bio (1996): 51, soon to be 52 in July, widowed, 1 16 yr. old male challenge, a 95 lb. basset hound, 3 cats, a roommate with a boxer and another cat. Live in Eugene Or. BA in lit from eons ago, have worked as a statistician/research assistant for the last 13 years, currently mostly creatively unemployed, have been writing poetry for less than a year.

Audrey Friedman
eMail: Poemlady1@aol.com
Physical Universe Locator: East Greenwich, R.I.
Bio (1996): I am a 47 year old third grade teacher. In my other life (evenings and weekends) I am a poet. I have had three pieces published in literary journals, and one on the internet. I have a husband, and have been married for 27 years. My daughters are 20 and 23. I enjoy reading and knitting during the summer months, when life is more leisurely.

Barbara B. Rollins
eMail: BRollins@swconnect.net
Physical Universe Locator: Abilene, Texas

Jacob Miller
eMail: jacob@jacobco.com
Home Page: http://www.jacobco.com/
Physical Universe Locator: Ledyard, CT
Bio (1996): I'm 19, working currently as a web site designer / programmer / consultant/etc.. I like to write, mainly poetry, and I do when time permits. Other interests include learning new programming languages, and inner workings of the web (strange? nah..), reading (poetry, fiction, and the occasional odd one like Tarantula by Bob Dylan), and subscribing to new mailing lists ;)

Carolyn Farkas
eMail: carolyn@poetic.com
Physical Universe Locator: Elkton, MD
Bio: My bio is delightfully dull. No terrorism, no werewolf weekends, not even a year dealing blackjack. In alphabetic order: amateur poet (is there any other kind?), community college teacher, email recipient (carolyn@poetic.com), film buff, grandmother, mystery party writer, reader of fine literature (including Mad Magazine), software author, video game addict, and zaftig love goddess.

Ana Doina
eMail: dorulet@cortx.com
Physical Universe Locator: Tenafly, NJ
Bio: Originally from Romania, mother of 2, writer of poetry and short stories.

Gretchin Lair
eMail: la2380gr@uscolo.edu
Physical Universe Locator: pueblo, colorado
Bio: gretchin, who was never known to tap dance with fred astaire, didn't hitchhike across scotland for a year. she never single-handedly saved a small south american village from starvation by flying in on a biplane and dropping massive amounts of boston cream pies upon them. gretchin, in an act of heroism, never received a medal for rescuing a litter of piglets from a burning apartment building. she never stole a copy of "flatland" from a public library.

Mariane Kulick
eMail: mkulick@emi.net
Physical Universe Locator: Delray Beach, FL
Bio: I am a senior living in a very active community in Florida. I like to write, paint, do genealogy research, play tennis and walk the exercise trail every morning. I am chairman of a writer's club here and we put on three cabarets a year featuring our member's work. I quit the tennis team and now I can give a little more time to painting, which I had abandoned for some time. I am a graduate of WriteLab (one of the best learning experiences around) and I look forward to a similar experience in poetry.

Matthew Cowley
eMail: cowley@jax.org
Bio: I'm a newbie writer living in Hulls Cove, Maine. By day I'm a computer programmer, and I play drums and teach martial arts. When I grow up I want to be Buckaroo Banzai.

Amanda Surkont
eMail: manda@ids.net

Former Members

Founding Web Master

Anthony Dauer
eMail: pfcafe@geocities.com
Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/4640/
Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/LeftBank/5757/
Physical Universe Locator: Washington DC
Bio: Anthony Dauer is an irreverent hacker-wanna-be Information Analyst, with a teddy bear, and a job providing onsite support to the Naval Space and Warfare Command (SPAWAR). He is an artist who expresses his need to create in words, images, and computer code.

His first recognized work won second place in a writing contest sponsored by the Zephyrhills (Florida) Sun. Articles by Anthony have been published in the Zephyrhills Sun, and the Mayport Mirror. His poetry is published in Word Outa Buffalo, Intimate Thoughts, and Visions.

As well as designing and maintaining the CONSPIRE web page, he is the award winning web designer and webmaster of the Poeticus Furor CafÈ. He is also a proud member of the Sigma Chi National Fraternity.

Currently, Anthony is at work on his first novel.

Founding Workshop Members

Mike Barker
Home Page: http://web.mit.edu/mbarker/www/writers.html

Carol Borzyskowski

Carol Cross
eMail: ccross@Aldus.northnet.org
Home Page: http://members.aol.com./crosscarol/scraps.html
Bio: human, poet, pharmacist, boondoggler

LL DeMerle
eMail: ldemerle@Syra.NET
Home Page: http://www.syra.net/users/ldemerle/jonquil.htm

Wolfess Elle
eMail: pearson@IINET.NET.AU
Home Page: http://www.iinet.net.au/~pearson/

Bon Johnston
eMail: skeevers@pacbell.net
Home Page: http://members.tripod.com/~maenad/

William Lantry
eMail: wlantry@owl.engl.sru.edu
Home Page: http://www.sru.edu/depts/artsci/engl/wfl/wfl38.htm


Sharon Moskowitz
eMail: slmoskow@mailer.fsu.edu
Home Page: http://mailer.fsu.edu/~slmoskow/

Caren Quintanilla
eMail: CarenQtoo@aol.com

CK Tower
eMail: vixxen@sojourn.com
Home Page: http://members.tripod.com/~MsVixxen/theden.html
Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/LeftBank/5757/
Physical Universe Locator: Grand Ledge, MI
Bio: I write poetry, I read poetry, I publish poetry... my own and others...can you tell I have been writing bios ;) If you would like more information on me, check out my homepages.

A.C. Missias
eMail: missias@mail.med.upenn.edu
Home Page: http://mail.med.upenn.edu/~missias/PoetryZone.html

Mark W. Worthen (MWW)
eMail: mworthen@uriel.net
eMail: mworthen@bleu.net.co.kr
Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Vault/1253/

Heather Mina
eMail: hmina@app-tech.com
Home Page: http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Corridor/9757/

mari margaret
eMail: mari@kiva.net

Heidi Hermanson
eMail: hhermans@s-cwis.unomaha.edu

Janne Markus Olavi Vaateri ("Sable")
eMail: janmava@kanto.jyu.fi

Ruth Fox
eMail: bc460@scn.org

Cat Courry
eMail: meerkat@ns.net
Home Page: http://www.ns.net/~courry/

Alisha DeWitt
eMail: niobe@juno.com
Home Page: http://bvsd.co.edu/~dewitt/ (Main page)
Home Page: http://xanadu.pet.cam.ac.uk/~alisha/ (Humour archive)

Hazel King
eMail: h.king@mailbox.uq.edu.au

Dean Day
eMail: deanday@worldnet.att.net