Writers from TWW Issue 1
Denise Dooley lives in Rogers Park. She has a BA from the University of Iowa and an M.Phil from Newnham College, Cambridge. She is all about gunning for writing practice and sustenance beyond the university. Her poems have appeared in Shampoo, Court Green, and The Mays.
Weslea Sidon is a poet and musician transplanted from NY to Maine. Her poems have appeared in The New York Times, Xanadu, Confrontations, and Z, among others. She received a Martin Dibner Fellowship in Poetry in 2003. Weslea occasionally reviews music for the Bar Harbor Times, wrote satire for The Squash, teaches poetry to teenagers for Summer Festival of the Arts, and despite advanced age, keeps her day job.
Robb Todd’s fiction has been published in flaskquake, The Beat, Six Sentences, and Very Bad Poetry. He is a writer and editor in New York City. Visit his web site, www.robbtodd.com.
Robert Daniel Evers
Robert Daniel Evers was discovered amongst the cockroaches and discarded condoms in the cracks of broken asphalt in an Iowa alley thirty miles from anywhere.
Robert Daniel Evers hails from Iowa where he studied creative writing at the University of Iowa. He lived on Iowa Ave in Iowa County and writes mainly about Iowa. He has two baby girls, Io and Wa.
Robert Daniel Evers hails from Iowa where he studied creative writing at the University of Iowa. In October of 2007, he moved to Chicago in search of work and to finish his novel. His favorite Beatle is Paul.
Nick Sarno lives in San Francisco. His first novel, God Bless the Squirrel Cage, is available through The Green Lantern Press. His translation of Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell will be published in winter 2009.
Emily Nemens is a Seattle-born, Brooklyn-based writer and illustrator. Her first collection of short stories, Scrub, won a 2008 Ippy (the Independent Publishers’ Awards), and she illustrated a chapter in the new graphic adaptation of Stud’s Terkel’s “Working,” with scripts by Harvey Pekar, (out in Spring 2009, New Press). When she’s not writing short stories or other people’s memoirs, she likes drawing pictures of Elvis and visiting art museums.
Kristiana Colón is a second-year MFA Writing student at the School of the Art Institute Chicago. Her first chapbook pieces of shedu was published by Ice Box Press in November 2008. Her play but i cd only whisper was awarded the 2nd place prize in the Theodore Ward Playwriting Competition. Her work has appeared in Acentos Literary Review, Midwestern Edition, Contrary, Bare Root Review, Two With Water, and Blacklight, and she looks forward to seeing her work in Haven Book’s upcoming anthology Not a Muse. She spends some time teaching creative writing to inner city youth and is pursuing a career in literary arts and arts education.