BIO (April 2015):
JACKSON, based in WA, seeks poems that work whether declaimed loudly or
whispered in the mind. She is the founding editor of Uneven Floor poetry
unevenfloorpoetry.blogspot.com. In 2015 Jackson commenced a PhD in
Writing at Edith Cowan University. In 2014 she won the Ethel Webb
Bundell Poetry Award and came second in the Glen Phillips Poetry Prize
and the Karen W Treanor Poetry Award. In 2013 Mulla Mulla Press
published Jackson's second collection 'lemon oil' and Fremantle Press a
micro-collection. She also released an album, 'The right metaphor'.
Jackson's guest performances include the Tasmanian and Queensland Poetry
Festivals. In 2009 she founded Perth Poetry Club. The National Library
of Australia archives Jackson's collected poems and online home
jaffe word studio
1954 hillhurst avenue, los angeles, ca 90027 USA
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Larry Jaffe began writing at the age of 11 when he
realized the air was made of letters, which he could
breathe in and breathe out words. Says Jaffe, Life
is a poem and I write it. He is committed to
returning poetry to the people and speaks strongly about
the role of poetry and poets in todays society.
From the sensually romantic to humor to social
commentary, Jaffe impacts audiences with a rich emotional
range, masterfully crafted. His poetry appears in
numerous anthologies, magazines, and on the internet
where he has pioneered web sites that feature poetry of
others as well as his own. His recent books include Unprotected
Poetry, Hates Not Natural, Winter Rose, and Jewish
At the Moondog Cafe in Hollywood, Larry hosts
PoeticLicense, rated one of the hottest, high-energy
venues in Southern California. He strives to provide a
safe haven for poets to bring their works alive. He has
also created PoeticLicenseNEWS,
an online newsletter, featuring an international
poets forum, poetry news bulletin board, an open
mike, and local poetic news for So. Cal.
Jaffe has been featured throughout the country, including
Las Vegas, and three Austin tours, where he has read
during the Austin International Poetry Festival, and at
such venues as Waterloo Ice House, and Heritage House. In
his SoCal home base, Larry has featured at the Comedy
Store, Borders Books, Celebrity Centre, the Onyx, Beyond
Baroque, Magic Johnsons Starbucks and many others.
Richard James ~ Australian-born
poet, based in Bristol, England. Has had numerous poems
published both in print and online magazines. His first
poetry CD-Roms 'Lost and Found' and 'Love's Own
Treasure' are available from Kedco Studios
Inc.. Richard James is working on
print volumes to be published with Publish and Be
Damned in the United Kingdom. James is also editor of the
bi-monthly online poetry magazine Ancient Heart Magazine.
Organisation: University of Greenwich
Address: 1, Craigton Road, Greenwich, London, UK SE9 1QE
Website URL and website name: still working on this!
DR JILL JAMESON has worked from 2000-04 as the Director
of Lifelong Learning in senior management at the
University of Greenwich, and has a background as an
Executive Director and Head of Department in HE/FE/Adult
Education. She is a member of the Assocation for the
Advancement of Computing in Education, the Development
Association, the Society for Research in Higher
Education, Greenwich Lifelong Learning Partnership, the
Kiping Society, and Who's Who International Historical
Society. Jill studied at the Universities of Cape
Town (BA, Post-Grad. Dip.), Nottingham (PGCE, distinct.),
Goldsmith's (MA Lang&Lit in Education), Kings'
College London (MA distinct. and PhD, Computers in
Education). Jill's research specialisms are in lifelong
learning/FE practitioner research, PCET, regeneration
and partnership, and e-Learning. The joint author of two
recent books in post compulsory education research, and
several journal articles and conference presentations,
Jill is currently writing a new book on 'Leadership in
Post Compulsory Education', and is developing her
interests in writing in a variety of modes, including
poetry and travel writing. On a personal note, Jill was
born in Zimbabwe, is a descendant of Professor Robert
Jameson, Regius Professor of Natural History 1804-54 at
the University of Edinburgh, and one of the great-grand
nieces of Sir Leander Starr Jameson.
21 2nd floor, Sha Po New Village, Lamma Island, Hong Kong
Has published four books of poems.
Interested in performance poetry, concrete poetry.
8 Abbot’s Way, Pilton, Somerset BA4 4BN
01749 – 890019
Co-founder of Flarestack Publishing;
Editor of Obsessed With Pipework new poetry quarterly
Achievements: Poems published in or accepted for the following:
Anthologies: Above the Salt, Along the Line, Beyond Bedlam, The
Leaves at the World's Edge, One for Jimmy.
Magazines: Blade, Braquemard, Connections, Dandelion, Envoi,
Exile, Fatchance, Fire, Headlock, Heartthrob, Helicon, Iota, Journal of
Contemporary Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry, Krax, The Magazine, Navis, Open
Access, Orbis, Other Poetry, People to People, Poetry and Audience,
PROP, Seam, Sepia, The SHOp, Slipstream, Smiths Knoll, Southfields,
Spokes, Staple, Tandem, Tears in the Fence, The Frogmore Papers, The
Interpreter's House, The Old Police Station (TOPS), The Wide Skirt,
Working Titles, & Writing in Education.
First full-length poetry collection "The Feather-List Extracts"
published in 2005 by Five Seasons Press.
Interests: Astrology, tarot, alchemy, painting, modern sculpture, bebop,
colour, almost everything.
American poet Christina L. Johnson is a graduate of
The Ohio State University. Since 1990, her poetry has
appeared over two hundred times in over seventy journals
throughout the world.
In addition to being a poet and freelance writer, Ms.
Johnson is assistant acquisitions editor for Umsinsi Book
Publishing of South Africa and co-editor of the South
African literary journal, Planet Poetry. She is a
workshop facilitator and writing coach and also a
columnist for The NZ Writer (New Zealand), The Write Life
(United States and Singapore) and The Author Network
Ms. Johnson's poetry collection, Before the 21st
(Selected Poems 1990-1999), is published and distributed
by Ginninderra Press of Canberra, Australia.
1, Carn Ard, Circular Road, Galway, Rep. of Ireland.
Phone: (091) 526915 or (086) 3158297
Fred Johnston was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland,
in 1951, and educated at St Malachy's College, Belfast.
He has published eight collections of poems, two novels
and a collection of short stories; a musical play, No
Earthly Pole, based on the life of explorer Sir John
Franklin, was premiered during Galway Arts Festival by
Punchbag Theatre Co. Being Anywhere - New & Selected
Poems, has just been published (February 2002).
Co-founder, with Peter Sheridan and Neil Jordan, of the
old Irish Writers' Co-operative in the mid-seventies, he
is the founder of Galway's C¨irt literature festival,
which began life as a poetry festival in 1986.
He has lived and worked in Galway since 1976. For a
period he also lived in North Africa. He is now
initiating a writers' centre for Galway city and county.
His other interest is traditional folk music and, with
the group, Parsons Hat, has recorded two albums, Cutty
Wren and The Better Match. In the UK, poems have appeared
in the TLS, the Spectator, The Independent, Orbis, The
Edinburgh Review, The New Welsh Review, The Sunday Times,
The Express, with stories in Stand, Panurge, Cencrastus
and elsewhere. He also reviews new poetry for a number of
journals and has read his work abroad, chiefly in France,
where he has also given a visiting paper on the
relationship between the writing of Northern Ireland and
that of the Irish Republic 1969 - Present, at the
university of Poitiers. The paper was subsequently
republished in Acumen magazine.
Editor: PANDA poetry magazine.
46, First Avenue, Clase, Swansea SA6 7LL
phone: 01792 414837
Have six anthologies published, the first being
'Diverse Verse' ISBN 0 9536343 0 2 followed by 'Train of
Thought' ISBN 0 9536343 1 0
Also written several short stories, not yet published 'in
print' - but they have appeared on the web.
Also gone online with a page of poetry with the purpose
of including work of local poets in and around Swansea,
50 Ruby Street, Marrickville, NSW, 2204, AUSTRALIA
Phone: 61 2 9558 2323
Fax: 61 2 9558 4246
Jill Jones is a Sydney poet and writer. Her work has
been widely published in most of the leading literary
periodicals in Australia as well as in a number of
magazines in New Zealand, Canada, the USA and Britain.
In 1993 she won the Mary Gilmore Award in 1993 for her
first book of poetry, The Mask and the Jagged Star
(Hazard Press). Her second book, Flagging Down Time,
was published in late 1993 by Five Islands Press. Her
third book of poetry is The Book of Possibilities,
published by Hale and Iremonger in 1997. It was
shortlisted for the National Book Council 'Banjo' Awards
and the Adelaide Festival Awards.
For a number of years Jill Jones worked in the fields of
legal publishing, journalism, government information and
public policy, and arts administration, including the
position of Program Manager, Literature and History in
the NSW Ministry for the Arts. She is currently working
as a freelance writer and editor as well as managing the
web site for the NSW Ministry for the Arts on a part-time
She has been the recipient of two Australia Council
grants. She is also involved in literary publishing and
was a co-editor of A Parachute of Blue, an
anthology of recent Australian poetry (Round Table
Publications, 1995). She has been a regular reviewer of
books, theatre and music for a number of periodicals.
She was a co-convenor of │The Whole Voice▓, the second
national (Australian) conference on poetry, held in
Sydney in 1995. She was a judge for the 1995 NSW
Premier╣s Literary Awards and served on the Sydney
Writers Festival committee. She was one of a number of
poets featured at the first National Poetry Festival,
held in Melbourne in April 1997.