Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review H

JEN HADFIELD spent the summer of 2002 in Shetland and Skye finishing the manuscript of her first collection Lorelei's Lore, thanks to a bursary from the Scottish Arts Council. She is currently working as a picture-framer. [PSR 5]

The Persian lyric poet HAFIZ was born around 1320 in Shiraz, Iran and died there around 1390. Shams Al-Din Muhammad acquired the name Hafiz through memorizing the whole of the Qur'an at an early age. His love lyrics (ghazals) are acclaimed as the finest ever written in Persian. He has also written other forms of poetry of which samples are translated here. His poetry survives in his Divan / Diwan (collected poems). It inspired Goethe's Westöstlicher Diwan (1819). [PSR 3]

MIRIAM HALAHMY has published fiction for adults and two poetry collections. Her cycle of three young adult novels has been taken by Meadowside Books. The first title, Hidden, will be published in March 2011. She runs writing workshops and is a member of the Highgate Poetry Society. [PSR 8] [PSR 12] [PSR 16] [PSR 17]

Born in Scotland, DAVID HALE now lives in Gloucestershire, and works at a land and craft-based college for students with learning differences. His work has been published in Agenda, The Interpreter's House, Other Poetry, Seam, The SHOp, Smiths Knoll, and Warwick Review. In 2012 his pamphlet The Last Walking Stick Factory appeared from HappenStance Press. [PSR 26]

CATHERINE HALES lives in Berlin, where she works as a translator. Her books of poetry include hazard or fall (Shearsman, 2010) and a bestiary of so[nne][r]ts (Oystercatcher Press, 2010) and translations of German poet Norbert Hummelt in Berlin Fresco (Shearsman, 2010). Her poems have been translated into German and Czech. She is co-ordinator of Poetry Hearings, Berlin's festival of poetry in English. [PSR 14] [PSR 16] [PSR 20]

JUNE HALL, a former book editor with Faber and Faber, lives and works in Bath. Her work was published in, among others, Acumen, Agenda, Equinox, French Literary Review, and Interpreter's House. She has two published collections from Belgrave Press: the now of snow (2004) and bowing to winter (2010). [PSR 19]

ALYSON HALLETT was brought up in Street, Somerset, and currently lives in Falmouth, Cornwall. Her first collection of poems is The Stone Library (Peterloo Poets, 2007). Her latest book is Six Days in Iceland (Dropstone Press, 2011), which arose from a field trip to Iceland as part of a year-long poetry residency with the University of Exeter's Geography Department. [PSR 13] [PSR 14] [PSR 22] [PSR 23]

IAIN HALLIDAY was born in Scotland but now lives in Sicily where he teaches and researches English language and translation at the University of Catania. His translations from Italian into English include: Giovanni Verga's A Mortal Sin [Una peccatrice] (Quartet, 1995); Claudio Magris's Microcosms (Harvill, 1999); Valerio Manfredi's Alexander (Macmillan, 2001-2002); Pierluigi Collina's The Rules of the Game (Macmillan, 2003). [PSR 6]

MICHAEL HAMBURGER was born in Berlin in 1924 to a German-Jewish family that emigrated to England in 1933. He served as an infantryman from 1943-47 and read Modern Languages at Oxford. After an academic career in England and America, he settled in Suffolk. He has won many prizes and awards for his translations, including the Schlegel-Tieck prize three times, and has translated - among others - from Baudelaire, Celan, Hölderlin and Enzensberger. His acclaimed critical study The Truth of Poetry (Penguin) was published in 1969. His Collected Poems (Anvil, 1995), drawing on some twenty earlier books, has been followed by four more, most recently Wild and Wounded (Anvil, 2004). In 2004 Anvil Press also reissued his Hölderlin: Poems and Fragments and Peter Huchel: The Garden of Theophrastus. He died in 2007. [PSR 9]

MARK B. HAMILTON is an American poet, editor, and retired academic. His poetry increasingly centers upon the environment, especially along the Lewis and Clark Expedition route, 1803-1806. Previous titles include: Confronting the Basilisk (Ball State, 1994) and Earth Songs (U of West Florida, 1993). [PSR 26]

Since graduating from the University of East Anglia in Norwich in 1989 SHEILA HAMILTON has lived in Hungary and Scotland and has three children. Her first pamphlet is entitled The Monster in the Rose Garden (Flarestack, 2001). She has had poems published in The Rialto and Poetry London, among others. Poetry Salzburg published her first collection, Corridors of Babel, in 2007. [PSR 3] [PSR 5] [PSR 13]

CHRISTINE HAMM is a PhD candidate in English Literature and teaches English at CUNY. She won the MiPoesias Chapbook Competition with her manuscript, Children Having Trouble with Meat. Her poetry has been published in Failbetter, Pebble Lake Review, Women's Studies Quarterly, Lodestar Quarterly, Blue Earth Review, Rattle, and many others. Two collections: The Transparent Dinner (Mayapple Press, 2006) and Saints & Cannibals (Plain View Press, 2010). [PSR 20]

ROBERT HAMPSON is Professor of Modern Literature in the English Department at Royal Holloway, where he is part of the Poetics Research Group and teaches on the MA in Poetic Practice. He has been actively involved in poetry – as poet, editor, critic and facilitator – since the early 1970s. He co-edited (with Peter Barry) New British Poetries: The Scope of the Possible (Manchester UP, 1993) and (with Will Montgomery) Frank O'Hara Now (Liverpool UP, 2010). His most recent poetry publications are a new edition of Seaport (Shearsman, 2009) and an explanation of colours (Veer, 2010). [PSR 21]

KERRY HARDIE has published five collections and a Selected Poems (2011) with the Gallery Press in Ireland. The Selected Poems was also published by Bloodaxe in the UK. Her work has been included in the Penguin Book of Irish Poetry and in both editions of The Wake Forest Book of Irish Women's Poetry. [PSR 22] [PSR 26]

J. SCOTT HARDIN is an analyst for a health management company in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from San Jose State University in Modern European History before studying and teaching as a Doctoral Fellow at Tulane University and the Freie Universität Berlin. His poetry recently debuted in The Café Review. [PSR 19]

EMMA HARDING is 28 and lives in London, where she is a radio producer for the BBC. Her poems have previously been published in Acumen, Orbis, Mslexia and Iota. [PSR 7]

DANIEL HARDISTY was born in Bradford in 1978. He studied English and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. His poems have appeared in New Welsh Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry London, The Rialto, The SHop, Smiths Knoll, The Spectator, and elsewhere. [PSR 25]

ALAN HARDY is a director of an English language school for foreign students. He had poems published in Envoi, Iota, Orbis, Poetry Monthly, Poetry Nottingham, and The Interpreter's House. Poetry pamphlets: I Went with Her (Poetry Monthly Press, 2007) and Wasted Leaves (Aramby, 1996). [PSR 10] [PSR 17] [PSR 21] [PSR 26]

BARBARA HARDY was born in Swansea and educated at Swansea and University College London. She is an Emeritus Professor at Birkbeck, University of London, and Hon. Professor of English at University of Swansea. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the British Academy. She specializes in the work of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Dickens, George Eliot, Shakespeare, Thackeray, and Dylan Thomas. Poetry collections: London Lovers (Peter Owen, 1996, Sagittarius Prize), Severn Bridge: New and Selected Poems (Shoestring Press, 2001), The Yellow Carpet (Shoestring Press, 2006), and Dante's Ghost (Paekakariki Press, 2013). [PSR 25]

DANIEL Y. HARRIS is Adjunct Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies in the Department of Sociology at Sonoma State University. He has been Poetry Editor of the Internet literary journal Muse Apprentice Guild. His chapbook, Unio Mystica, will be published by Cross-Cultural Communications in 2007. His recent publication credits include The Pedestal Magazine, Exquisite Corpse, Convergence, The Denver Quarterly, Panoply, and Shampoo. The Jewish Community Library of San Francisco, Market Street Gallery, The Euphrat Museum and The Center for Visual Arts are among his art exhibition credits. [PSR 11]

WILLIAM WRIGHT HARRIS is a student at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he has studied poetry in workshop settings. His poetry has appeared in literary journals such as The Cannon's Mouth, Ascent Aspirations, generations, and Write On! [PSR 22]

MARC HARSHMAN has published one full-length collection, Green Silver and Silent (Bottom Dog Press, 2012), four chapbooks, and eleven children's books, including The Storm (Dutton Juvenile, 1995), a Smithsonian Notable Book. His poems have appeared in magazines like 5 AM, The Georgia Review, The Progressive, and Shenandoah. Harshman was appointed the new poet laureate of West Virginia in 2012. [PSR 25]

JIM HART was raised in Brooklyn where he still resides. In the New York City Sanitation Department he served as Deputy Director of Public Affairs and Director of Correspondence for the Sanitation Police for thirty years. Recently his work as appeared in Pulsar Poetry Magazine, The Blind Man's Rainbow, Poetry Depth Quarterly, Red Owl Magazine, and Iconoclast. [PSR 13]

LIBBY HART was born in 1971. Her first collection of poetry, Fresh News from the Arctic (Interactive Press, 2006), received the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Mary Gilmore Prize. She lives in Melbourne, Australia. [PSR 7] [PSR 17]

JAMES HARVEY (1966-2012) lived in London. After leaving school, he studied with the Open University, and then went to University College London to study Biology. After leaving university, he took up poetry full time, with Ecology inspiring much of his poetry. His publications are the one-poem book Mackerelling (Intercapillary Editions, 2009), the epamphlet Parts Composers (Openned, 2009), the broadsheet From Marx's Capital (Kater Murr's Press, 2009), and the chapbook Temporary Structures (Veer, 2009). He died from complications of liver cancer on 28 June 2012. [PSR 3] [PSR 6] [PSR 10]

ROGER HARVEY is a poet, novelist and radio writer born in 1953 and living in the North of England. His published novels include Percy the Pigeon (1987), The Silver Spitfire (1991) and A Woman Who Lives by the Sea (all Ulverscroft, 1992). Poetry collections: Northman's Prayer (Soundings, 1988), Raising the Titanic (Plowman, 1994), and Divided Attention (Grevatt & Grevatt, 1998). His plays Guinevere-Jennifer and Money! Money! Money! have been on tour in England and his screenplay of Guinevere-Jennifer was filmed. His latest book Poet on the Road (Bluechrome, 2006) is the intimate travelogue of his U.S. tour. [PSR 11]

SIOBHAN HARVEY is a writer, reviewer and lecturer based in New Zealand. She is the author of two collections of poetry, and her work has appeared in magazines and anthologies in New Zealand, Australia, US, UK and Europe. She currently lectures and tutors Creative Writing at The University of Auckland. [PSR 12]

SUZANNE R. HARVEY lectured for 19 years in the English Department at Stanford University in California. Upon retirement, she taught at Emeritus College in the San Francisco Bay Area for 7 years. Her poetry has appeared in Nth Position, Ascent Aspirations Magazine, SpeedPoets, and Concho River Review. [PSR 12] [PSR 14]

LEE HARWOOD, born 1939, lives by the sea in Brighton & Hove. A now redundant Post Office worker. Relatively recent books of poems - Morning Light (Slow Dancer Press, 1998); In the Mists: Mountain Poems (Slow Dancer Press, 1993); Rope Boy to the Rescue (North and South, 1988); Crossing the Frozen River: Selected Poems (Paladin, 1988). [PSR 2]

ALAMGIR HASHMI is Pakistan's premier English-language poet. He has been writing poetry for the last forty years. Equally well-known as author of several scholarly books, he has been Professor of English and Comparative Literature in Pakistan, Europe and the United States. [PSR 11]

EMILY HASLER was born in Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK in 1985. She studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick where she completed an MA in Pan-Romanticism. This is her first publication in an international literary magazine. [PSR 15]

MATT HAW is a poet, critic, librettist, and gardener. He was the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award in 2013 for Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, a book-length sequence after the life and work of Van Gogh. [PSR 23] [PSR 25] [PSR 26]

OLI HAZZARD was born in Bristol in 1986. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in PN Review, Horizon Review, The Forward Book of Poetry 2010, The Best British Poetry 2011, The Salt Book of Younger Poets, and New Poetries V (Carcanet, 2011). He graduated with a First in English from University College London in 2008, and is currently a graduate student at the University of Bristol. [PSR 20]

RANDOLPH HEALY (born 1956 in Scotland) studied Mathematical Sciences at Trinity College, Dublin. Beau Press published 25 Poems, edited by Maurice Scully, in 1983. The pamphlet Envelopes was published in 1996 by Cambridge Poetical Histories. He has published work in The Beau Magazine, Gargara, Angel Exhaust, West Coast Line, and The Poet's Voice. He runs Wild Honey Press. [PSR 15]

BOB HEFFERNAN lives in Cork with his wife Marie and is currently studying toward a PhD in Mathematics. [PSR 15]

MICHAEL HELLER, born in 1937, is an American poet, essayist and critic. He is recognized as a leading expert on Objectivist poets, poetry, and poetics. Among his many books are Accidental Center (Sumac Press, 1972), Knowledge (Sun Books, 1979), In the Builded Place (Coffee House Press, 1989), Wordflow (Talisman House, 1997), and Exigent Futures (Salt, 2003). His most recent collection is Eschaton (Talisman House, 2009). He wrote the libretto for the opera Benjamin, based on the life of Walter Benjamin. [PSR 17]

GUDRID HELMSDAL was born in Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, in 1941. She became the first Faroese woman to publish a volume of poetry written in the Faroese language when her book, Lytt lot, appeared in 1963. Her debut collection’s uncanny precision of image, and shift to a more personal poetics, signaled a modernist breakthrough in Faroese literature. [PSR 30]

AMANDA HEMPEL was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she currently lives. Her poetry appeared in several places, including Regarding Arts and Letters, Fogged Clarity, Quantum Poetry Magazine, The Mochila Review, Arsenic Lobster Poetry Journal, and Zouch Magazine & Miscellany. She received her MFA in Creative Writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and serves as Poetry Editor for Flywheel Magazine. [PSR 21]

BARBARA HENNING is the author of three novels and nine books of poetry, her most recent are two collections of poetry and prose, A Swift Passage (Quale Press, 2013) and Cities & Memory (Chax Press, 2010), a novel, Thirty Miles to Rosebud (BlazeVox, 2009), and a collection of object-sonnets, My Autobiography (United Artists, 2007). Born in Detroit in 1948, she has lived in New York City since 1983. She teaches for Naropa University and Long Island University in Brooklyn where she is Professor Emerita. [PSR 27]

PAUL HENRY was born in Aberystwyth in 1959 and currently lives in Gwent. In 1989 he received an Eric Gregory Award. He is the author of six collections of verse, the most recent of which is Ingrid's Husband (Seren, 2007). He has guest-edited Poetry Wales and is a popular Creative Writing tutor. He currently presents the Inspired series of arts programmes for BBC Radio Wales. [PSR 13]

GEOFFREY HEPTONSTALL is a poetry reviewer for The London Magazine where some of his poetry has appeared. A number of stories published and short plays performed and/or broadcast, including Radio 3. Essays and reviews published, including the TLS. [PSR 26]

DENNIS HERRELL is from Houston. His poems were recently published in Atlanta Review, Aurorean, Blue Unicorn, Bogg, Boston Poetry Magazine, Pearl, Pennine Ink, and Poet Lore. [PSR 27]

AMY MARIE HESS is 23 years old and lives in the smallest town of West Virginia. Her poetry has appeared recently in The Taj Mahal Review, Down in the Dirt, and Feelings of the Heart. [PSR 13]

SEÁN HEWITT was born in 1990 and studied English at Girton College, Cambridge. He is now doing an MA in Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool. [PSR 26]

ROLAND H. HEYDER was born in 1956 in Singen, Germany. Since 1983 he has worked as a freelance artist. His work was exhibited in many places in Europe and the USA. His work, which was initially influenced by Salvador Dalí and the Fantastic Realists, reflects his great love for expressive autonomy and shows a lot of attention to detail. Heyder currently lives and works on the Canary Island Tenerife. [PSR 14] [PSR 27] [PSR 29]

RITA ANN HIGGINS published her first five collections of poetry with Salmon Poetry. In 2010 Salmon published Hurting God (part essay, part rhyme). Bloodaxe published her next four, including Throw in the Vowels: New and Selected Poems (2005) which was reissued in 2010 with audio CD, and in 2011 a new collection of poetry Ireland is Changing Mother. [PSR 22] [PSR 24]

GRAHAM HIGH is a poet, painter and sculptor based in South East London. He also works as a sculptor/effects designer for the film industry and is currently working on the forthcoming Dark Materials trilogy based on the Philip Pullman novels. He edits Blithe Spirit, the Journal of the British Haiku Society, and runs a small poetry publishing outfit, RAM Publications. His latest collection of poetry, Wolf on the Third Floor (New Hope International, 2000), contains poetry written in Russia where he lived for some time. [PSR 3] [PSR 4] [PSR 5] [PSR 9] [PSR 11] [PSR 15]

LEONORE HILDEBRANDT is a native of Germany, who moved to the USA in the wake of the back-to-the-land movement. She lives "off the grid" on the rugged coast of easternmost Maine. She teaches writing at the University of Maine and also serves as an editor for the Beloit Poetry Journal. [PSR 17] [PSR 19]

ROWENA HILL was born in England in 1938. Since 1974 she has lived in Venezuela, where she taught English Literature at the Universidad de Los Andes in Mérida. She has published four books of poems (in Spanish), as well as poems, essays and translations in periodicals in Venezuela, Colombia, India and USA. She has translated into English some of Venezuela's best known poets; her bilingual anthology of Venezuelan women poets, Perfiles de la Noche / Profiles of Night, was published by bid@co, Caracas, in 2006. [PSR 17]

JEFF HILSON teaches Creative Writing at Roehampton University. His most recent book is stretchers (Reality Street Editions, 2006). The poems in this issue are part of a longer sequence called "Birds birds", selections of which can be found online in Robert Sheppard's Pages and in issue 4 of onedit as well as in print in Skald 24 (2007). Editor of The Contemporary Free Verse Sonnet (RSE, 2006). [PSR 2] [PSR 12]

JEREMY HILTON was born near Manchester in 1945. He took degrees in English and Social Work. Between 1972 and 1998 he worked in various social work posts. He has published twelve collections, most recently Slipstream (Ripostes, 2003) and Lighting Up Time: Selected Poems 1991-2004 (Troubadour, 2006). Since 1995 he has edited the poetry magazine Fire. [PSR 12] [PSR 13]

NORBERT HIRSCHHORN is an Austrian-born public health physician. For his work in oral rehydration therapy, he was commended by President Bill Clinton as an “American Health Hero” in 1993. His first pamphlet, Renewal Soup, and his first full collection, A Cracked River, were published by Slow Dancer (London) in 1996 and 1999. Two pamphlets followed resulting from competitions: The Empress of Certain (Poet’s Corner, 2005) and Sailing with the Pleiades (Main Street Rag, 2007). A fourth pamphlet, The Terrible Crystal, was published in 2008 by Hearing Eye. His second and third collections, Mourning in the Presence of a Corpse and Monastery of the Moon, appeared in 2008 and 2012 from Dar al-Jadeed, Beirut, Lebanon. A fourth collection, To Sing Away the Darkest Days – Poems Re-imagined from Yiddish Folksongs, was published in 2013 by Holland Park (London). His poems have appeared in Acumen, Agenda, Dream Catcher, Magma, Modern Poetry in Translation, PN Review, Poetry (Chicago), and Salmagundi. He lives in London. [PSR 29]

JACK HIRSCHMAN is the Poet-in-Residence with the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. He has published more than 100 books of poetry including some 60 of them as translations of poets from eight languages. His major work is The Arcanes, published in the American language by Multimedia Edizioni in Salerno, Italy in 2006. He lives in San Francisco where he has served as the 4th Poet Laureate of that city. [PSR 18]

DENIS HIRSON was born in 1951, and lived in South Africa until the age of 22. He is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, where he studied Social Anthropolgy, and the University of East Anglia, where he obtained a Doctorate in Creative Writing. Since 1975 he has lived in France, and teaches at the École Polytechnique. He has published seven books, all of them concerned with the memory of the apartheid years in South Africa, all of them crossing the frontier between prose and poetry: The House Next Door to Africa (David Philip, 1986), I Remember King Kong (the Boxer) (2005), White Scars (2006), We Walk Straight So You Better Get Out the Way (2007), and Gardening in the Dark (2007; all Jacana). [PSR 22]

LYNNE HJELMGAARD grew up in New York City and is presently based in London. Her first book, Manhattan Sonnets, was published by Redbeck in 2003. [PSR 3] [PSR 10]

CHARLES HOBDAY is the author of Edgell Rickword: A Poet at War (Carcanet, 1989) and A Golden Ring: English Poets in Florence from 1373 to the Present Day (Peter Owen, 1998), and the editor of The Collected Poems of Edgell Rickword (Carcanet, 1991). He published four collections of poems, notably How Goes the Enemy? Selected Poems 1960-2000 (Mammon Press, 2000). His long dramatic poem, Elegy for a Sergeant (Lapwing, 2002), was his final collection. He died in London on 2 March 2005. [PSR 1] [PSR 12]

GORDON HODGEON (1941-2016) was born in North-West England. He read English at Durham University and worked as teacher and lecturer in English before becoming a schools advisor in the North-East. Retirement gave him time to work on the development of the Teesside-based Mudfog Press. Main publications: Talking to the Dead (Smokestack, 2015), Old Workings (Mudfog Press, 2013), Still Life (2012), and Winter Breaks (2006; both Smokestack). He died in late July 2016. [PSR 28] [PSR 30]

WENDY HOLBOROW's poems have appeared in magazines such as Agenda, Envoi, and Poetry Ireland Review. She has recently completed a poetry mentorship with Literature Wales and is starting an MA in Creative Writing at Swansea University in September. [PSR 25]

JODIE HOLLANDER, a poet and teacher originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was raised in a family of classical musicians. She currently resides in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and the rare, wild cassowary. [PSR 19]

PAUL HOLMAN is the author of The Fabulist (1991) and The Memory of the Drift (2000). He was co-editor of Invisible Books in the 1990s. The poems printed here are part of a larger ongoing project made for the Field Study group. [PSR 4]

NIGEL HOLT has lived and worked in the United Arab Emirates for a number of years. He has been most recently published in The Raintown Review, The Recusant, and Snakeskin. He is the editor of The Shit Creek Review. [PSR 18]

KEITH HOLYOAK, born in 1950, was raised on a dairy farm in British Columbia, Canada. He is a poet and translator of classical Chinese poetry, as well as a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His poems and translations have been published in The London Magazine, Envoi, Measure, Poetry NZ, and Two Lines. Facing the Moon: Poems of Li Bai and Du Fu (2007) was published by Oyster River Press, and his spoken-word CDs are available through Broken Electric Records. [PSR 11] [PSR 17]

RIC HOOL's recent publications include A Way of Falling Upwards (Cinnamon Press, 2014) and Selected Poems (Red Squirrel Press, 2013). He has organized the poetry reading series Upstairs at the Hen & Chicks in Abergavenny for the past 21 years. He is from Northumberland but lives in Wales. [PSR 14] [PSR 27]

DANIELLE HOPE was born in Lancashire and now lives in London where she works as a doctor. She previously edited the magazine Zenos and is editorial advisor for Acumen. She has published five collections: Mrs Uomo's Yearbook (2016), Giraffe under a Grey Sky (2011), The Stone Ship (2004), City Fox (2004), and Fairground of Madness (1992; all Rockingham Press). [PSR 12] [PSR 24] [PSR 28] [PSR 30]

JOSEPH HORGAN was born in England of Irish parents and now resides back in Ireland. In 2004 he was the winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. Published among others in Prop, Agenda, Southword, The SHOp, The Stinging Fly, Poetry Ireland Review, Fortnight, and The Sunday Tribune. Slipping Letters Beneath the Sea (Doghouse, 2008) is his first collection. He also writes a weekly column for The Irish Post. [PSR 15]

KATHERINE HORREX is currently an MA student at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing. Her poems have appeared in Morning Star, Poetry London, and The Times Literary Supplement. [PSR 29]

TIMOTHY HOUGHTON recently retired from Loyola University Maryland. He is the author of five collections. His Selected Poems, The Internal Distance, were published in a bilingual (Italian/English) edition by the Italian press Hebenon/Mimesis Edizioni in 2015. His poems have been published in Chelsea, Malahat Review, Quarterly West, SNReview, and Stand. [PSR 29]

MATTHEW HOWARD is 32 years old and lives in Norwich. He works as a fundraiser for the RSPB. He recently completed a poetry MA at Manchester Metropolitan University. His poems were published in The Rialto, Magma, and The North. [PSR 20]

FANNY HOWE (born 1940 in Buffalo, NY) is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and prose. Her recent collections of poetry include The Lyrics (2007), On the Ground (2004, both Graywolf), Gone (2003), Selected Poems (2000, both U of California P), and Forged (Post Apollo, 1999). She has lectured in Creative Writing at Tufts University, Emerson College, Columbia University, Yale University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. [PSR 15]

ANTHONY HOWELL is a poet and novelist whose first collection of poems, Inside the Castle, was brought out in 1969. In 1986 his novel In the Company of Others was published by Marion Boyars. In 1997 he was short-listed for a Paul Hamlyn Award for his poetry. His latest book of poems is Silent Highway (Anvil, 2014). His versions of the poems of Henri Alain-Fournier were published by Carcanet in December 2016, and From Inside by The High Window in March 2017. [PSR 20] [PSR 30]

BAI HUA (born in 1956 in Chongqing) read English literature at Guangzhou Foreign Language Institute before graduating with a Master's degree in Western Literary History from Sichuan University. His first collection of poems, Expression (1988), found immediate critical acclaim. After a silence of more than a decade, he began writing poetry again in 2007. That same year, his work garnered the prestigious Rougang Poetry Award. A prolific writer of critical prose and hybrid texts, Bai Hua is also a recipient of the Anne Kao Poetry Prize. Currently living in Chengdu, Sichuan, he is a professor at the Southwestern Transportation University. He is considered the central literary figure of the post-Misty Poetry movement during the 1980s and is next to Bei Dao, the most influential poet in contemporary China. [PSR 19]

TOM HUBBARD took his Ph.D. at Aberdeen University and qualified as a librarian at Strathclyde University. In 1984 he became librarian of the Scottish Poetry Library. He has taught Scottish, European and American literatures and cultures at US, mainland European, and Scottish universities. His articles, essays, reviews and poems have appeared in a wide range of magazines and books in Scotland and mainland Europe. He is currently editor of the Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT). His publications include Four Fife Poets (Aberdeen UP, 1988); The New Makars (ed., Mercat Press, 1991); Seeking Mr. Hyde (Peter Lang, 1995); The Integrative Vision: Poetry and the Visual Arts in Baudelaire, Rilke and MacDiarmid (1995). [PSR 4]

ROSALIND HUDIS lives near Tregaron in West Wales. She has co-edited The Lampeter Review and is currently completing an MA in Creative and Script Writing at Trinity Saint David, Lampeter. Her pamphlet Terra Ignota was published by Rack Press in 2013 and her first full-length collection, Tilt, has just been published by Cinnamon. Her work has appeared in Agenda, Envoi, The Interpreters House, Magma, Poetry London, Poetry Review, and Stand Magazine. [PSR 26]

A. J. HUFFMAN is a poet and freelance writer in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has previously published four collections of poetry: The Difference between Shadows and Stars (2011), Carrying Yesterday (2011), Cognitive Distortion (2011), and ... And Other Such Nonsense (2012; all CreateSpace). [PSR 23]

GLYN HUGHES is the author of 6 volumes of verse, 6 novels, plus autobiographies and 5 radio plays. Latest volumes of verse are Life Class (Shoestring, 2009) and Dancing out of the Dark Side (Shoestring, 2005). He is a past winner of the Guardian Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread and the James Tait Black prizes. He lives in the North of England. [PSR 19]

MICHAEL HULSE has translated more than sixty books from the German, among them works by W. G. Sebald, Nobel Prize winners Elfriede Jelinek and Herta Müller, Goethe and Rilke. He is a judge of the Günter Grass Foundation's biennial international literary award. His most recent collection of poetry is The Secret History (Arc, 2009) and his latest publication the anthology The Twentieth Century in Poetry (Ebury, 2011), co-edited with Simon Rae. [PSR 22]

NORBERT HUMMELT was born in Neuss, Germany, in 1962 and lives in Berlin. His most recent books of poetry, all from Luchterhand, are Zeichen im Schnee [Signs in the Snow] (2001), Stille Quellen [Silent Springs] (2004), and Totentanz [Dance of Death] 2007. He has taught at the German Literature Institute in Leipzig and until 2007 was editor of the Lyrik 2000 edition series. He has co-translated and edited a new edition of the poetry of W. B. Yeats and translated T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets and The Waste Land into German. [PSR 16]

RAYMOND HUMPHREYS. Born in 1947 in London of Welsh family. Lived in Wales since 1972. Numerous magazine publications: Staple, Outposts, Gaelach Lan, Westwords, Odyssey, Panurge; non-fiction including a series of twenty essays on literary biography published in Writers' Monthly and a regular review column in Cambrensis. Books: Family Walks Around Swansea (Scarthin, 1993), The Time Traveller (Porto Franco, 1997), Nietzsche's Children (Geneze, 1998), and Living Words (Porto Franco, 1998). [PSR 5]

JOSEPH HUTCHISON is the author of 14 collections of poems, most recently Thread of the Real (Conundrum Press, 2012) and The Earth-Boat (Folded Word, 2012), and his collection of three long narrative poems, Marked Men, was published by Turning Point Books this year. Hutchison was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, where he teaches graduate level writing and literature courses at the University of Denver's University College. [PSR 24]

KEITH HUTSON lives in Halifax, West Yorkshire. He has had poetry published in Butcher’s Dog, The North, The Rialto, The Interpreter’s House, and Stand. He delivers poetry and performance workshops for The Prince’s Trust and The Square Chapel Centre for the Arts. He co-edits the on-line journal Hinterland. Poetry Salzburg is going to publish his first pamphlet, Routines, in late autumn 2016. [PSR 29]

PHILIP HYAMS, born in 1954 in Montreal, Quebec is a Canadian/Israeli novelist, poet, artist, journalist and film producer. His first novel, Canaan Barred, was published in 1995 by Tell Books. His poetry has been published in Isibongo Magazine (South Africa), Gravity Magazine, The Art Bin (Sweden), among others. [PSR 14]

SARAH HYMAS lives on Morecambe Bay. Her writing has appeared in single collections, magazines, anthologies, multimedia exhibits, dance videos, lyrics, theatre programmes, pyrotechnical theatre shows, and as an improvised opera. Her collection, Host, was published by Waterloo Press in 2010. [PSR 25]