Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review M

MARGARET MACAULAY. Born in Campbeltown, Argyll in 1934. Honours graduate in History from the University of Glasgow. One of the first women to be employed in the Reporters Room of the Glasgow Herald. Marriage and children ended a full-time career in journalism (this was the early 1960s) but she continued to free-lance for the paper as television reviewer and feature writer. She took a post-graduate course in primary teaching, working as a teacher and later for James Thin Booksellers of Edinburgh, specialising in antiquarian and out-of-print books. Now "retired" she writes articles for The Scottish Book Collector, on literary and historical subjects. She is currently working on a novel on a forgotten episode of Scottish history. [PSR 4]

CHRISTINE MACFARLANE was born in Liverpool and spent part of her childhood in Malaysia. She returned to Liverpool as a student and has worked in education, most recently as a headteacher in primary schools. [PSR 30]

LINDSAY MACGREGOR lives in Fife, Scotland and has recently completed an MLit in Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee. Her poetry has been published in Gutter, New Writing Scotland, and Northwords Now. She reviews poetry for Dundee University Review of the Arts and co-hosts "Platform", a regular music and poetry night. [PSR 28] [PSR 29]

DAN MACISAAC's poetry has appeared in many journals, including Agenda, Arc, Cirque, The New Quarterly, and South Carolina Review. His translations of the poetry of Lorca, Ovid, and others have appeared in magazines like The Antigonish Review, The Malahat Review, Prism, and Willow Springs. He lives on Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada. [PSR 25]

ROB A. MACKENZIE was born in Glasgow and now lives in Leith on the east coast of Scotland. He has published two full poetry collections, The Opposite of Cabbage (2009) and The Good News (2013), both with Salt. His reviews and articles have appeared in The Dark Horse, New Welsh Review, and Poetry Review. He is reviews editor of Magma Poetry. [PSR 28]

EDWARD MACKINNON has had a collection entitled Wising Up, Dressing Down published by Shoestring Press in 2002. He studied Modern Languages in Cambridge and lives in the Netherlands, where he works as a translator. [PSR 8]

JULIE MACLEAN is the author of Lips That Did (Dancing Girl Press, 2017), co-author of To Have to Follow (Indigo Dreams, 2016), Kiss of the Viking (Poetry Salzburg, 2014), and When I Saw Jimi, shortlisted for The Crashaw Prize (Salt) and joint winner of the Geoff Stevens Poetry Prize (Indigo Dreams, 2013). [PSR 25] [PSR 31]

ANNE MacLEOD's poetry is known from Cape Breton to Salzburg. She lives on the Black Isle in the North of Scotland and works as a dermatologist. Her first poetry collection Standing by Thistles (Scottish Cultural Press, 1997) was shortlisted for a Saltire Award. Just the Caravaggio appeared from Poetry Salzburg in 1999, and The Dark Ship, her first novel was published in 2001 by 11:9, the fiction imprint of Neil Wilson Publishing. [PSR 1] [PSR 6]

MARK MACROSSAN grew up in Brisbane. Formerly a Sydney barrister, and briefly a London film extra, he is currently undertaking an MA (Research) in Poetry at Sydney University, as well as working on his first novel. His poems have been published in Meanjin, Poetry Salzburg Review, and Cordite. [PSR 29] [PSR 32]

MASSIMO MAGGIARI was born in Genova in 1960 and lives presently in Charleston, South Carolina. He teaches Italian language and literature at the local College, where he organizes intercultural exchanges between Italian and American poets. He specialized in twentieth-century Italian poetry and has published several articles, essays and reviews in European and American journals. [PSR 1]

After graduating in Music and English from University College Dublin, JIM MAGUIRE worked in journalism, writing mainly about the arts. For many years he lived in Korea, the setting of his collection of short stories, Quiet People (Lapwing, 2008). His poems have won several awards and prizes, including an Arts Council of Ireland Literature Bursary and the Strokestown International Poetry Prize. Poetry Salzburg published his first collection Music Field in 2013. He works as an adult education tutor in his hometown of Wexford, where he lives with his family. [PSR 28]

CHANTAL MAILLARD, a Doctor of Philosophy and Professor of Aesthetics and Art Theory, lived in Benares (India) where she specialised in Indian philosophy and religions before lecturing in comparative philosophy at the University of Málaga until 2000. She is a long-time contributor to the cultural supplements of the Spanish press. In 2004 she was awarded the National Poetry Prize for Matar a Platón, and her collection Hilos received two prizes, the Premio Nacional de la Crítica and Premio Andalucía de la Crítica. Her latest books include Hainuwele y otros poemas (poetry), La tierra prometida (a litany), Contra el arte y otras imposturas (essay; all 2009), and Bélgica (a notebook, 2011). [PSR 21]

ANTONY MAIR lives in Hastings.He has had poems published in Acumen, Agenda, Envoi, The Interpreter’s House, Magma, New Walk, The North, Orbis, Poetry Salzburg Review, The Rialto, online in Ink Sweat & Tears, and The Lake. He won first prize in the Rottingdean Writers National Poetry Competition 2016. His poem "The Oath" was set to music by Kenneth Roberts as part of Barefoot Opera’s Clash, celebrating the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. [PSR 27] [PSR 30]

TAMAKI MAKOTO, born in 1947, is a Japanese haiku poet and translator, with James Kirkup, of a collection of Japan's foremost tanka poet, Fumi Saito, who died in 2002 aged 90: In Thickets of Memory (Miwa Shoten, 2003). His first collection of haiku, Snakes in the Grass, was published by Hub Editions in 1995. Together with Kirkup, he recently completed a large selection from Mutsuo's major works. [PSR 6]

CHRISTODOULOS MAKRIS was born in Nicosia in 1971. He was educated at Manchester University. He currently lives in north county Dublin and works in the public library service of Fingal County Council. His poems have appeared in journals including The SHOp, Cúirt Annual, Southword, and Succour. He is the Dublin regional editor for Succour magazine. His chapbook Round the Clock was published by Wurm Press (2009). [PSR 14] [PSR 17]

DAVID MALCOLM is a professor of English at the University of Gdansk. He co-edited and co-translated Dreams of Fire: 100 Polish Poems, 1970-1989 (Poetry Salzburg, 2004). His translations from Polish and German have appeared in many countries. Earlier this year he published his first spy novel, The German Messenger (Crime Wave Press, 2016). [PSR 3] [PSR 4] [PSR 6] [PSR 9] [PSR 10] [PSR 12] [PSR 14] [PSR 22] [PSR 24] [PSR 25] [PSR 28] [PSR 29] [PSR 30] [PSR 31] [PSR 32]

CAROLINE MALDONADO’s poems have appeared in Agenda, The Interpreter’s House, Iota, Orbis, and Tears in the Fence. Recent publications include her pamphlet What They Say in Avenale (Indigo Dreams, 2014) and a co-translation (together with Allen Prowle) from Italian of poems by Rocco Scotellaro, Your Call Keeps Us Awake (Smokestack, 2013). She lives in London and Italy. [PSR 29]

Born in West Hartlepool, County Durham, MARTIN MALONE now lives in Warwickshire. A winner of the 2011 Straid Poetry Award and the 2012 Mirehouse Prize, his first full collection The Waiting Hillside was published by Templar Poetry in 2011. Currently studying for a PhD in poetry at Sheffield University, he edits The Interpreter's House. [PSR 27]

JULES MANN has had work published in UK, US and Czech Republic poetry magazines. She is editor of Chi Chi Press and web designer for Her most recent pamphlet, Pluck, was published by Slow Dancer Press (London, 1999). [PSR 3]

RACHEL MANN is an Anglican priest in Manchester. She is Visiting Fellow in English Literature and Creative Writing at Manchester Met University and has written four books. A selection of her poems was published by Carcanet in April 2018 as part of the New Poetries VII anthology. [PSR 33]

AOIFE MANNIX was born in Stockholm of Irish parents. She grew up in Dublin and New York, and currently lives in London. Her first chapbook is entitled The Trick of Foreign Words (Tall Lighthouse, 2002). She is currently writing her first novel for Xpress. In 2002 she wrote and performed in the Apples and Snakes "Writers on The Storm" tour. Her poetry has been published in numerous magazines including Agenda, Iota, Orbis, and Global Tapestry. It has also been broadcast on BBC Radio 4, London Live, and the BBC World Service. She won first prize in the 1998 Dr Marten's New Writers Competition and the Arts Angels Poetry Competition 2002. [PSR 6]

PETER MANSON was born in 1969 in Glasgow. His books include Between Cup and Lip (Miami UP, 2008), For the Good of Liars (Barque Press, 2006), Adjunct: an Undigest (Edinburgh Review, 2005) and Before and After Mallarmé (Survivors' Press, 2005). [PSR 15]

BRIAN MARLEY was born in 1953. His books include Dense Lens (with Asa Benveniste; Trigram Press, 1975) and Springtime in the Rockies (Trigram Press, 1978). He also co-edited - with Mark Wastell - Blocks of Consciousness and The Unbroken Continuum (Sound 323, 2006). [PSR 13]

OLIVER MARLOW lives in County Durham and is Deputy Head at Barnard Castle School. He has had his poems published in several anthologies including New Poetries II (Carcanet, 1999). His work has also appeared in such magazines as Agenda, PN Review, Poetry London, and Poetry Nottingham. [PSR 14]

ROBERT MARSLAND is the founder and editor of the Glasgow-based poetry magazine Essence. He has had two collections published by Ettrick Forest Press and has appeared in Gutter, The New Writer, and Cake. [PSR 22]

KLAUS MARTENS is a widely published poet and literary translator. In addition to three books of poetry and many contributions to anthologies, magazines, and the electronic media, he edited and translated into German, in part or whole, works by John Ashbery, Wallace Stevens, Dylan Thomas and Derek Walcott, among many others. He lives and teaches in Saarbrücken as a professor of North American Literature and Culture and is the director of the Centre for Canadian and Anglo American Cultures (CCAC) at the Universität des Saarlandes, Germany. [PSR 10]

MARCUS VALERIUS MARTIALIS is known to posterity as MARTIAL, was born about the year 40 in Spain but spent most of his life in Rome. There he became famous for his books of epigrams – though that term was applied broadly in ancient times, and they are not just collections of satirical quips. He died about the year 102. [PSR 33]

MATT MARTIN lives in South London and has previously worked as a teacher and farmer. He is now employed at the Museum of London, where he helps children to learn about maritime and labour history. He is currently researching the radical groups of the early twentieth-century East End. [PSR 19]

NICHOLAS MARTIN is a Canadian citizen now living (and writing) in the south of England. His credentials include the completion of a BA in English Lit./Philosophy (double major) from the University of Calgary. [PSR 1]

RICHARD MARTIN, who was born in London and studied at Cambridge, taught English and American literature at the University of Aachen, Germany, for many years. He now lives and writes over the border in Holland. He is the author of Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham (UMI Research Press, 1988) and Fragments from Here and There (Janus, 1999). His poetry collection Spider's Nets was published by Poetry Monthly Press in 2008. [PSR 2] [PSR 3] [PSR 5] [PSR 7] [PSR 9] [PSR 12] [PSR 16]

PAT MARUM was born in Manchester and lives in Northampton. Her work has been published in Artemispoetry, Obsessed with Pipework, Orbis, Other Poetry, Oxford Poetry, The Rialto, Staple, The Interpreter’s House, and Under the Radar. [PSR 31]

ANTHONY MASON (born 1982) has published two collaborative books of art and poetry with well known artists Karena Karras and Bernard Dumaine and has had his work showcased alongside 50 of the best surreal artists in the nEgoist New Art collection – "Imagine the Imagination". [PSR 20]

JOHN MATEER was born in South Africa and now lives in Australia. His most recent books are Ex-White: South African Poems (Sisyphus, 2009), The West: Australian Poems 1989-2009 (Fremantle Press, 2010), and Southern Barbarians (Giramondo, 2011). He is an honorary research fellow at the Westerly Centre, University of Western Australia, Perth. [PSR 20]

JENNIFER MATTHEWS has previously had poems published in Voices, Mslexia and Revival, and has written book reviews for Southword. She is teaching English as a Foreign Language in Cork, Ireland, but is originally from St. Louis, Missouri in the USA. [PSR 15]

STEVEN MATTHEWS is a poet and critic born and brought up in Colchester, UK. He has been a regular reviewer of poetry for London Magazine, Poetry Review, and The TLS, as well as Poetry Editor for Dublin Quarterly Magazine. Waterloo Press published his first collection, Skying, in 2012; Two Rivers Press published On Magnetism in 2017. [PSR 33]

JAMES MAUGHN lives in Santa Cruz, CA, where he co-edits the literary arts journal Ping Pong for the Henry Miller Memorial Library. He also coordinates A New Cadence Poetry Series out of the Felix Kulpa Gallery in Santa Cruz. His first book, Kata, has been published by BlazeVOX Books in 2008. [PSR 15]

SUSAN MAURER now writes from a war zone, in NYC. Her book By the Blue Light of the Morning Glory was published by Linear Arts. She has been three times nominated for the Pushcart Prize by Mind the Gap, Quarternity Press and Broadsides. She is due out in the Unbearables anthology Help Yourself. She has appeared in magazines such as American Voice, Gare du Nord, Virginia Quarterly Review, Crazy Horse and Literary Imagination. [PSR 2]

PANSY MAURER-ALVAREZ, American by birth and Swiss by marriage, has lived in Europe since 1973. She did her literary studies at universities in the US, Spain and Switzerland. She is a Contributing Editor for the British magazine Tears in the Fence. Her collections are: Dolores: The Alpine Years (1996) and When the Body Says It's Leaving (2004; both Hanging Loose Press); and a collaboration with the Swiss artist Walter Ehrismann, Lovers Eternally Nearing (Editions Thomas Howeg, 1997), with German translations by Rudolf Bähler. She currently lives in Paris. [PSR 12] [PSR 19]

GUI MAYO was raised in Berkeley, and Big Sur, California, worked as a photographer in San Francisco and New York during the 1960s, and since then has lived in Berkeley. Sketches of hers appeared in Gate 7 and in Caesura. [PSR 4] [PSR 7] [PSR 11] [PSR 15]

PAUL MAZERY. Of Irish nationality, but born in Durban, South Africa. Has lived for some time in Portugal, where he lectures in English at the Science and Technology Faculty of Lisbon's Universidade Nova. He has been writing poetry for many years. His most recent collection is Spaces Explored (University of Salzburg Press, 1997). [PSR 1]

CHRIS McCABE was born in Liverpool in 1977. His first collection, The Hutton Inquiry, was published by Salt in 2005. He has read his work at the Cambridge Conference of Contemporary Poetry 2004 and in the Crossing the Line series at the Poetry Café. He currently works as Assistant Librarian at the Poetry Library, London. [PSR 4] [PSR 6] [PSR 11]

RICHIE McCAFFERY was born 1986 in Newcastle and currently lives in Sterling, Scotland where he is studying towards a PhD in Scottish Poetry of the Literary Renaissance. His work has been published in Stand, Envoi, Magma, The Interpreter's House, and Poetry Scotland. [PSR 19]

JANET McCANN. A 1989 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship winner, she has taught at Texas A & M University since 1969. Has co-edited two anthologies, Odd Angles of Heaven (1994) and Place of Passage (2000). She has also co-authored a textbook (Creative and Critical Thinking, 2nd ed., Houghton Mifflin, 1985) and written a book on Wallace Stevens (The Celestial Possible, Macmillan/Twayne, 1995). Most recent poetry collection: Looking for Buddha in the Barbed Wire Garden (Avisson, 1996). [PSR 1]

AUSTIN McCARRON is from New Zealand but has lived in London for many years. His poems have appeared in magazines such as Great Works, Neon Highway, Van Gogh's Ear, After Tournier, and California Quarterly. [PSR 22]

MARIA C. McCARTHY is the author of a poetry collection, strange fruits (Cultured Llama and WordAid, 2011), and a collection of linked short stories, As Long as it Takes (Cultured Llama, 2014). She has an MA with distinction in Creative Writing from the University of Kent. [PSR 26]

MICHAEL McCARTHY was born in West Cork, Ireland, and lives in North Yorkshire. UK. A winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award, he has published three poetry collections and two children’s books of verse. His most recent collection, The Healing Station (smith|doorstop), was Hilary Mantel’s choice in The Guardian’s Best Books 2015. [PSR 32]

NEIL McCARTHY is a graduate from the National University in Galway, Ireland, where he still lives. His poetry has appeared in numerous magazines, including The New York Quarterly, Dream Catcher, Iota, and The Dalhousie Review. His three short books Voicing the Bell (2006), Naked in Vienna (2007) and Seven Cities (2008), all published by Maverick Press/Galway Print, opened further doors for performances with Irish music acts which included shows in Melbourne, Budapest, Krakow, Vienna and 18 sell-out Prague Fringe Festival shows over three consecutive summers. [PSR 10] [PSR 18]

PATRICIA McCARTHY is the editor of Agenda poetry journal. She was born in Cornwall, brought up mainly in Ireland, lived in Washington D.C., Paris, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Mexico. She has been settled for a long time now in the countryside in Sussex. A small collection, Survival, was published in the US in 1975 and A Second Skin came out from Peterloo Poets in 1985. A substantial collection, Rodin's Shadow (Clutag Press/Agenda Editions), came out in October 2012. Her collection, Horses Between Our Legs, poems which glance off The Great War, came out in 2014. She is the winner of The Poetry Society's National Poetry Competition 2013. [PSR 22] [PSR 27]

DERRICK McCLURE. Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and a well-known and internationally respected authority on Scottish literature and language. He is a prolific translator from Gaelic and is currently engaged in preparing a translation of Mistral's Mireille from Provençal into Scots. [PSR 2]

SHIRLEY MCCLURE studied English Literature and Spanish at Trinity College Dublin and undertook a Master's degree in Latin-American Studies at Liverpool University. Her début collection, Who's Counting? (Bradshaw Books), was published in 2010. [PSR 28]

JAMES McCONALOGUE was born in Essex in 1979. For the past six years, he has been working in the editorial departments of various publishing companies in London and Essex, in addition to studying Intellectual Thought at Birkbeck College, University of London, and the University of York. The chapbook Terra Incognita was published in 2003. Poetry Salzburg published his first collection, Starry Dandelion Night, in 2007. [PSR 10] [PSR 13]

MARION McCREADY was born on the Isle of Lewis and lives on the West Coast of Scotland. She has had poems published in a variety of magazines and anthologies including The Glasgow Herald and The Edinburgh Review. Her pamphlet, Vintage Sea, was published by Calder Wood Press (2011). She is a recent recipient of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award. [PSR 24]

CHRIS McCULLY (b. 1958) has published six collections of verse with Carcanet including Selected Poems (2011). He is one of the co-editors of Analysing Older English (CUP, 2011) and has recently completed a major study of angling and natural history relating to Irish sea-trout, Nomads of the Tides (Medlar Press, 2013). [PSR 21] [PSR 24]

PAUL MCDONALD is a Walsall born novelist, poet and critic. His novels – Surviving Sting (2001), Kiss Me Softly Amy Turtle (2004), and Do I Love You? (2008) – are all comedies published by Tindal Street Press. His critical books include work on Philip Roth, Joseph Heller, American literary humour, and the philosophy of humour. His poetry has appeared in The California Quarterly, Iota, and Orbis, and is collected in The Right Suggestion (Flarestack, 1999), Catch a Falling Tortoise (Cinnamon, 2007), and An Artist Goes Bananas (Indigo Dreams, 2012). He is a four time prize-winner in the Ottakars/Faber & Faber Poetry Competition, and won first prize in the 2012 John Clare Poetry Competition. He is Course Leader for Creative Writing at the University of Wolverhampton. [PSR 33]

BETH McDONOUGH first trained in silversmithing at Glasgow School of Art. Having completed an M.Litt at Dundee University, she is currently Writer in Residence at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Her work has been published in Causeway, Gutter, and The Interpreter’s House. She reviews regularly for DURA. Handfast, her poetry duet pamphlet with Ruth Aylett, was published by Mothers’ Milk Books in 2016. [PSR 30]

TOM McFADDEN lives in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared in such journals as California Quarterly, Hawai’i Pacific Review, London Grip, Poetry Ireland Review, Portland Review, Seattle Review, and South Carolina Review. [PSR 30]

MONICA McFAWN lives in Michigan. She has published in Exquisite Corpse, Typo, and Bookslut. She is interested in the connections between visual art, theory, and literature. [PSR 12]

NICHOLAS MCGAUGHEY is an actor based in Wales. He has been published in Dream Catcher, Obsessed with Pipework, Poetry News, Popshot Magazine, South, and The Cannon’s Mouth. He recently supported Patrick Jones and Attila The Stockbroker at Caerleon Literature Feastival. [PSR 32]

BRIAN McGETTRICK lives in the north of Ireland. His work has previously appeared in The Lummox Journal, Lunatic Chameleon, Remark, My Favorite Bullet, Thunder Sandwich, Mystery Island Magazine, Free Verse, and The Stinging Fly. [PSR 10]

DUNCAN McGIBBON, born in Greenock, Scotland in 1949, lives in Bath. He toured Australia, read at the Melbourne Festival and was a prize-winner at the Wells Literary Festival. Consolations (Mulfran Press, 2009) is his first collection. [PSR 18]

Irish-born AFRIC McGLINCHEY's The Lucky Star of Hidden Things, was published by Salmon in 2012. She won the 2010 Hennessy Emerging Poetry Award and 2012 Northern Liberties Poetry Prize. [PSR 26]

KARYNA McGLYNN lives in Seattle. Her work has appeared in Agnieszka's Dowry, Wild Violet Magazine, Branches Quarterly, Morpo Review and Unmade Magazine. She is a four-time member of the National Poetry Slam Team and the editor of Screaming Emerson Press. She attends the creative writing program at Seattle University and teaches performance poetry at the University of Washington Experimental College. Her newest collection is entitled The July Poems. [PSR 6]

JENNIFER A. McGOWAN's poetry has appeared in Acumen, Agenda, The Connecticut Review, Gargoyle, Orbis, and Poetry Wales. Her chapbook Life in Captivity was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. [PSR 26]

NIALL McGRATH is from Antrim, and has had the following publications: poetry - First Sight (Lapwing Press, 1997), Deja vu (Poetry Monthly Press, 1999), Godsong & A Matter of Honour (Black Mountain Press, 2000), First World (Poetry Monthly Press, 2002) and Reversion (Sixties Press, 2003); novel - Heart of a Heartless World (Minerva Press, 1995). He is currently editor of The Black Mountain Review ( [PSR 4]

SHELLEY McINTOSH is a writer and animator from Victoria, Canada. Her award-winning film Labyrinth was finished in 1978 and Dream Geometry in 1996. She spent the 1980s in London, involved in the vital animation industry there. In the 1990s, back to Vancouver to teach animation, work as technical director at the National Film Board of Canada, and to focus on her writing. She was involved in workshops and readings at the Kootenay School of Writing. Her most recent publications are A Slight Narrative (Kater Murr's Press, 2005) and August (Route, 1996). [PSR 9]

RICHARD McKANE (1947-2016) was a poet and translator who had made his home in London since 1980. His publications include The Pillar of Fire: Selected Poems of Nikolay Gumilyov (Anvil, 1999), Death of a Butterfly: Poems of Leonid Aronzon (Gnosis, 1998), The Wild Rose by Olga Sedakova (Approach Books, 1997), and Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova (Penguin / OUP, 1969; expanded edition, Bloodaxe, 1989). He edited and was main translator of the anthology Ten Russian Poets: Surviving the Twentieth Century (Anvil, 2003). His translations from Turkish (co-translated with Ruth Christie) include Selected Poems of Oktay Rifat (Rockingham, 1993) and Beyond the Walls: Selected Poems of Nazim Hikmet (Anvil, 2002). A collection of his poems, Out of the Cold Blue: Poems 1967-1999, was published by Hearing Eye in 2010. [PSR 6] [PSR 15]

JAMES MCKEE lives in New York City where he works in education. He studied English & Philosophy at the University of Virginia. [PSR 26]

LAURA McKEE's poems have appeared in Crannog, The Interpreter's House, Under the Radar, and The Rialto. She was a winner in the 2015 Guernsey International Poetry Competition. [PSR 33]

IRENE McKINNEY (1939-2012). Former Poet Laureate of West Virginia from 1994 until her death in 2012. Irene McKinney was the author of five books of poetry, including Unthinkable: Selected Poems (Red Hen Press, 2009), Six O'Clock Mine Report (Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Classics, 2009), and Vivid Companion (West Virginia UP, 2004). This year will see a posthumous collection, Have You Had Enough Darkness Yet? (West Virginia Wesleyan College). McKinney was also a co-founder and director of the low residency MFA program at West Virginia Wesleyan College. McKinney had two children, Paul and Julie. [PSR 19] [PSR 23]

IAN McLACHLAN lives in London. He has had poems published in Aesthetica, Magma, The Rialto, and Under the Radar. [PSR 30]

DONAL McLAUGHLIN lectured in German from 1991-2002. Academic publications on post-war German literature and on German-speaking exiles to the UK. His translation work includes a stage version of Bernhard Schlink's novel, Der Vorleser ('The Reader') (with Chris Dolan); and Shards, a bilingual edition of the poetry of Stella Rotenberg (with Stephen Richardson) which received a Prämie from the Bundeskanzleramt in Vienna. He has completed his first novel (Lanzarote) and is working on a second (set in Latvia). [PSR 7]

THOMAS JENNINGS MCLAUGHLIN lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee. He is currently an English and Comparative Literature student at Vanderbilt University, where he is poetry editor for the annual student literary magazine, The Vanderbilt Review, and an editor for the philosophy journal Geist. [PSR 22]

ELLEN MCLEOD lives in Sheffield and works in Arts Administration. She is a dedicated member of The Netball Team women’s writing group. [PSR 33]

PAUL McMAHON holds an MA in Writing, from NUI Galway. His writing has been published in Southword, Crannog, Alors et toi?, among others. His plays have been performed at The Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival, The Muscailt Theatre Festival, Galway, and at The Hothouse New Writing, Belfast. He is also a professional musician, songwriter, music composer and producer. [PSR 19]

SANDRA McPHERSON’s poetry collections include Expectation Days (U of Illinois P, 2007), A Visit to Civilization (2002), Edge Effect (1996), The Spaces between Birds (1996; all Wesleyan UP), The God of Indeterminancy (U of Illinois P, 1993), and The Year of Our Birth (Ecco, 1978). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, The Southern Review, and TriQuarterly. She currently teaches English at the University of California at Davis. [PSR 14]

GORDON MEADE. Born in Perth, Scotland in 1957. Third collection: A Man at Sea (diehard Press, 2003). Widely published in many magazines and anthologies. In 1993/5 was Creative Writing Fellow at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art / Writer in Residence for Dundee District Libraries. Has been awarded a Scottish Arts Council Writer's Bursary on four occasions. Is at present developing a series of poetry workshops for primary school children. Lives and works in the East Neuk of Fife. [PSR 5]

PAULA MEEHAN, born in Dublin in 1955, is an Irish poet, playwright, and teacher. She studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and at Eastern Washington University. Her poems have been put to music by song makers (including Christy Moore) and composers. Her poetry has been extensively published in translation, including substantial collections in French and German. Her collections include Dharmakaya (Carcanet, 2000; Wake Forest UP, 2001), Three Irish Poets: An Anthology. Paula Meehan, Mary O'Malley, Eavan Boland (Carcanet, 2003), and Painting Rain (Carcanet / Wake Forest UP, 2009). [PSR 17]

RICHARD MEIER's first book of poetry, Terrain Vague, was selected by Tomaz Salamun as winner of the 2000 Verse Prize. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Conduit, Fence, American Letters and Commentary, Paris Review, and other journals. He has worked as a poet-in-the-schools with Teachers & Writers Collaborative in New York City and in Pittsburgh, PA with Gateway to the Arts. He has taught creative writing at the Universities of Alabama and Pittsburgh and is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Beloit College. [PSR 6]

VALERIA MELCHIORETTO was born in Switzerland to Italian parents. She studied Administration and worked for a number of years as a PA in Switzerland. She moved to the UK to take a BA in Drama with Fine Art at Brunel University and later an MA in Fine Art at East London University where she studies at present towards her Doctorate. She has published poems in Poetry London, Wolf and a number of anthologies. [PSR 4]

JULIE MELLOR holds a PhD from Sheffield Hallam University. Her pamphlets Breathing Through Our Bones (2012) and Out of the Weather (2017) are published by smith|doorstop. [PSR 33]

SAMUEL MENASHE (1925 - 2011, New York City) enlisted in 1943, and was sent to the Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia. After training in England, his division fought in France, Belgium and Germany. In 1950 he was awarded a Doctorat d'Université by the Sorbonne. His first book was The Many Named Beloved (London: Victor Gollancz, 1961). In 1996, his poems were featured in Penguin Modern Poets 7. He is the inaugural winner of the Poetry Foundation's Neglected Masters Award, a prize that both pays tribute to his excellence and makes reparation for the years in which his achievements were overlooked. His New and Selected Poems, edited by Christopher Ricks, was published in 2005 by the Library of America. Bloodaxe published his New & Selected Poems in 2009. [PSR 11] [PSR 30]

ORLANDO RICARDO MENES is Associate Professor in English and currently directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Notre Dame. New poems have appeared in The Hudson Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and West Branch. Recent books are a poetry collection, Furia (Milkweed, 2005), and My Heart Flooded with Water: Selected Poems by Alfonsina Storni (Latin American Literary Review Press, 2009). [PSR 21]

DAVID MENZIES was born in Newfoundland, Canada in 1956 of Scottish parents. He studied Philosophy, English Literature, and Film. He also went on to study Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Multi-media Infor-mation Technology. Publications in a few literary magazines in the 1980s and 1990s. Kater Murr's Press published his The Narcosis of Water in 2000. [PSR 15]

NICHOLAS MESSENGER has been a poet all his life, and a painter on and off. He won the Glover Poetry Award in New Zealand in the 1970s. For much of his life he has made his living as a teacher, of science, art, and languages in High Schools in New Zealand, and for the last nine years, of English in Japan. [PSR 11]

GEORGE MESSO is a poet, translator and teacher. For more than two decades he made his home in the Middle East. He now lives on a remote forest farm in northern Sweden. His books of poems and translations are published by Shearsman Books, most recently Violades & Appledown (2012). [PSR 23] [PSR 33]

GARY METRAS has poems in recent issues of Main Street Rag, Poetry East, and Tears in the Fence. He has two new chapbooks: Greatest Hits 1980-2006 (Pudding House, 2007) and Francis d'Assisi 2008 (Finishing Line Press, 2008). He is the editor and letterpress printer of Adastra Press in Easthampton, Massachusetts. [PSR 16]

R. W. MEYER received an MA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. His poems have appeared in The New Orphic Review. [PSR 30]

MARY MICHAELS has lived and worked for many years in London. Her most recent publication is Caret Mark, which appeared in Hearing Eye's poetry pamphlet series in 2008. My Life in Films, a collection of prose fiction, was published by The Other Press in 2006. Her New and Selected Poems: The Shape of the Rock (Sea Cow, 2003) was selected for the Alt-Gen (Alternative Next Generation) list in 2005. [PSR 8] [PSR 11] [PSR 13] [PSR 16]

MICHAEL GREGG MICHAUD lives in Los Angeles, California. His poetry, short stories, and non-fiction have appeared in over 150 magazines and anthologies in most English-speaking countries. His latest book is Bedtime Stories (Fortunate Rhythm Books, 1998). [PSR 1]

STEPHEN C. MIDDLETON is a writer working in London, England. He has had five books of poetry published, among them Worlds of Pain / Shades of Grace (Poetry Salzburg, 1996) and A Brave Light (Stride, 1999). He was, for several years, editor of Ostinato and The Tenormen Press, the former a magazine publishing jazz-related poetry, prose, interviews, and artwork, the latter publishing large-format art / text editions with a jazz theme. [PSR 4] [PSR 7] [PSR 17]

TOMASZ MIELCAREK; born in 1974 in Szczecinek, Poland, came to the UK in 2008. He has an MA from the University of Szczecin. His work has been published in Enter, Melusine, The Polish Observer, and Gazeta Polonija. In 2013 he received the Jacek Bierezin Prize, which is awarded to outstanding debut poets. He is active in the London artistic group KaMPe. In 2014 Dom Literatury published his first bilingual collection Presence in David Malcolm’s translation. [PSR 30]

AGATA MIKSA is a graduate in Classical Philology of the University of Lódz. Her translations of Polish poetry have appeared in lyric poetry review (USA) and in Przekladaniec (Kraków, Poland), and have been performed in readings in the Polish Cultural Centre in London and at various venues in Lódz. She lives Lódz. [PSR 10]

ALICE MILLER studied poetry at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the International Institute of Modern Letters. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Wolf, The Boston Review, and The Iowa Review. Since 2008, she has received the Royal Society of New Zealand Manhire Prize, the Creative New Zealand Johnson Bursary, the Landfall Essay Prize, and the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Premier Award. [PSR 22]

DAVID MILLER was born in Melbourne in 1950, and has lived in London since 1972. His more recent publications include Black, Grey and White: A Book of Visual Sonnets (Veer Books, 2011), In the Shop of Nothing: New and Selected Poems (Harbor Mountain Press, 2007), The Dorothy and Benno Stories (Reality Street, 2005), and The Waters of Marah (Shearsman, 2005). He has compiled British Poetry Magazines 1914-2000: A History and Bibliography of 'Little Magazines' (with Richard Price, The British Library, 2006). Spiritual Letters (Series 1-5) appeared from Chax Press in 2011. His Collected Poems, Reassembling Still, was published by Shearsman in 2014. [PSR 2] [PSR 3] [PSR 4] [PSR 8] [PSR 11] [PSR 19] [PSR 20] [PSR 22] [PSR 26] [PSR 30]

KATE MILLER was born in Plymouth and educated at King's College, Cambridge and Central St Martin's in Fine Art and Art History. In 2012 she completed her doctorate at Goldsmiths, University of London, and a draft first collection. She is the winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Prize in 2008. Recent poems appeared in Poetry Review, TLS, and Long Poem Magazine. [PSR 20] [PSR 22]

NANCY ANNE MILLER is a Bermudian poet. Her book Somersault is forthcoming from Guernica Editions in 2015. Her poems have appeared in Agenda, The Caribbean Writer, The Dalhousie Review, Edinburgh Review, Journal of Caribbean Literatures, Magma, Mslexia, The New Welsh Review, and Stand. She has an MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow. Presently, she is guest editor of tongues of the ocean. [PSR 26]

BILLY MILLS. Born Dublin 1954. Lived in Barcelona 1986 to 1989, then in Eastbourne, where he taught English to foreign students. Returned to Dublin and worked as a local history researcher on a community employment scheme and part-time teacher. Now living in Limerick. Founder and co-editor (with Catherine Walsh) of hardPressed Poetry and The Journal. Books include Genesis & Home (1985), Triple Helix (both hardPressed Poetry, 1987), Letters from Barcelona (Dedalus Press, 1993), Properties of Stone (Writers Forum, 1996), Five Easy Pieces (Shearsman Books, 1997), A Small Book of Songs (Wild Honey Press, 1998), and What is a Mountain? (hardPressed Poetry, 2000). [PSR 5]

DREW MILNE was born in 1964 and grew up in Scotland. He lives and works in Cambridge with his wife, Redell Olsen, and two children. In 1995 he was Writer in Residence at the Tate Gallery, London. His books of poetry include Sheet Mettle (1994), Bench Marks (1998), The Damage (2001), Mars Disarmed (2001), and Go Figure (2003), and, with John Kinsella, Reactor Red Shoes (2013). His collected poems, In Darkest Capital, were published by Carcanet in 2017. He edited Marxist Literary Theory (1996), with Terry Eagleton, and Modern Critical Thought (2003). Since 1997 he has been the Judith E. Wilson Lecturer in Drama & Poetry, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge. [PSR 33]

W. S. MILNE lives and works in Surrey. He has published two books of poetry in Scots, Twa-Three Lines (Big Little Poem Books, 1987) and Sangs o Luve and Pairtan (Poets and Painters Press, 1997). He has also translated the Agamemnon into Scots (Agenda Editions, 2002). His monograph An Introduction to the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill was published by Bellew Press in 1998. His English poems have appeared in The New Statesman, Stand, Outposts, Acumen, and Agenda. [PSR 12]

GERALDINE MITCHELL was born in Dublin and lives near Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, after many years in France, Spain, Algeria, and England. Her poems have been published in Poetry Ireland Review, The Irish Times, and The Stinging Fly. She won the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2008. Other publications include two novels for young people and a biography of Muriel Gahan. [PSR 17]

J. JASON MITCHELL currently lives in London, where he works as an Advisor to the African Development Corp. and the Commonwealth States on agricultural and potable water projects in Sub-Sahara Africa. His poems have appeared in Berkeley Poetry Review, Carolina Quarterly, Meridian, Nimrod, Poetry East, Poet Lore, Portland Review, Stand, and William and Mary Review. [PSR 18]

NOUR MOBARAK is an artist concerned with the art of spontaneity working in Portland, OR. She currently plays in the improvised psychedelic noise collective, Smegma. She studied under Keston Sutherland at Sussex University, graduated in 2003, and has worked in Paris and Portland since. [PSR 15]

KATHRYN MOCKLER has an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. She teaches writing at the Ontario College of Art and Design and the University of Western Ontario. Her writing has appeared most recently in The Antigonish Review, The Danforth Review, Descant, PRISMinternational, Room of One's Own, Stand Magazine, and The Fiddlehead. [PSR 13]

DEBORAH MOFFATT is from Vermont, USA, and has lived in Scotland since 1982. She has published one collection of poetry, Far from Home (Lapwing, 2004). Her writing, both poetry and prose, has appeared in Agenda, Cyphers, PN Review, The SHOp, Soho Square, and Stand. She won the Words on the Waves Award 2015 and the Baker Prize 2012. [PSR 26] [PSR 28]

GREG MOGLIA is a veteran of 27 years as Adjunct Professor of Philosophy of Education at NYU and 37 years as a high school teacher of Physics and Psychology. [PSR 28]

DAVID MOHAN is based in Dublin, Ireland, and received a PhD in English Literature from Trinity College. He is published in or has work forthcoming in The Chattahoochee Review, Contrary, elimae, New World Writing, Opium, Southword, and Stirring. In 2012 he won the Cafe Writers' International Poetry Competition. [PSR 25]

SANJEEV MOHAN did his MA in English at the University of Bombay (Mumbai). His work has been published in Himal, Euphony, Shakespeare, Kavya Bharati, and Avatar Review. He is a professional seafarer and holds a Foreign Going Master's Certificate of Competency. “Sanjeev Mohan” is the pseudonym he employs for most of his creative work. [PSR 22]

LYN MOIR (born 1934) spent her childhood moving around between Scotland and the USA. She returned to Scotland and did a degree in Spanish and French at St. Andrews. She started the Spanish Department at the University of Auckland, NZ. Her poems were published in The Dark Horse and The Rialto. Arrowhead published her pamphlet Me and Galileo (2001) and her first collection Breakers’ Yard (2003). Her pamphlet Easterly, Force 10 (2009) and her second collection Velázquez’s Riddle (2011) were published by Calder Wood Press. [PSR 30]

PETER MONEY, born in Napa, California, in 1963. In the late 1980s he studied with the Beat poet Allen Ginsberg; he has since published several books, among them These Are My Shoes (Boz, 1991), A Big Yellow (Cloud/Marking, 1996), Instruments (Tel-let, 1997), and Finding It: Selected Poems (Mille Grazie, 2000/2001). He is the only poet on the faculty of The Center For Cartoon Studies (America’s only two year cartoon school), directs the writing and literature program at Lebanon College, edits Across Borders: An International Annual, and is the Editor-in-Chief of Harbor Mountain Press. [PSR 10]

JESSICA MOOKHERJEE had her first poem published in Agenda in 2015. Since then her work has appeared in Brittle Star, The Interpreter’s House, The North, The Rialto, Tears in the Fence, and Under the Radar. Her pamphlet The Swell was published by Telltale Press in 2016. Bengali by heritage, she was brought up in South Wales and now lives in Tunbridge Wells. She has a background in biological anthropology and public health. [PSR 31]

KOBUS MOOLMAN is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the Department of English at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. His collections are: Time like Stone (U of Kwazulu-Natal P, 2000), Feet of the Sky (Brevitas Press, 2003), Separating the Seas (U of Kwazulu-Natal P, 2007), and Light and After (Deep South, 2010). His play, Full Circle, won the 2004 Performing Arts Network of South Africa Award, and was published in 2007 by Dye Hard Press. He has also published a collection of radio plays, Blind Voices (Botsotso, 2007). [PSR 23]

ALAN JUDE MOORE, born in Dublin in 1973. His poetry has been widely published in Ireland and abroad. His fiction has been twice short-listed for the Hennessy Literary Award and published in various journals. His first collection of poetry, Black State Cars, was published by Salmon in 2004. A second collection, Lost Republics, will be published in 2008. [PSR 8] [PSR 12]

KIM MOORE lives in Barrow, Cumbria. She has an MA from Manchester Metropolitan University. Her poems have been published in Poetry London, Poetry Review, and The TLS. Her debut collection The Art of Falling was published by Seren in 2015. Her first pamphlet If We Could Speak Like Wolves (Smith/Doorstop, 2012) was a winner in the 2012 Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition. She won a Northern Promise Award in 2014, an Eric Gregory Award in 2011, and the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2010. [PSR 28]

ANDREA MOORHEAD was born in Buffalo, New York. Editor of Osiris and translator of contemporary Francophone poetry, she publishes in French and in English. Poetry collections include Terres de mémoire (Éditions de l'Atlantique, 2012), De loin (Éditions du Noroît, 2010), and From a Grove of Aspen (University of Salzburg Press, 1997). Translations include Dark Menagerie by Élise Turcotte (Guernica Editions, 2014), Night Watch by Abderrahmane Djelfaoui (Red Dragonfly Press, 2009), and The Edges of Light by Hélène Dorion (Guernica Editions, 1995). [PSR 11] [PSR 18] [PSR 27] [PSR 31]

BARBARA MORAFF’s recent poetry titles include Footprint (Longhouse / Origin, 2007) and All Set (tel.let, 2007). She lives in Danville, Vermont. Though partially disabled she continues to make stoneware pottery and wholegrain bread which she sells at a local farmers' market. [PSR 13]

DANIEL THOMAS MORAN was born in New York City in 1957. He is the author of seven collections of poetry, the most recent being A Shed for Wood (Salmon Poetry 2014). His previous collection, Looking for the Uncertain Past, was published by Poetry Salzburg in 2006. From 1997-2005 he served as Vice-President of The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association in West Hills, New York. In 2005 he was appointed Poet Laureate by The Legislature of Suffolk County, New York. He lives with his wife Karen in Webster, New Hampshire. [PSR 5] [PSR 6] [PSR 11] [PSR 13] [PSR 14] [PSR 17] [PSR 19] [PSR 23] [PSR 26] [PSR 29] [PSR 30]

ANNE MORGAN has lived in France for the last eleven years. She has published poems in Agenda, Paris Voices, The Paris Metro, Newstyle, Digitally Organic, Without Weapons, and in the Segora Festival Edition. [PSR 3§]

BEN MORGAN has both a writing and an academic life and has taught English at a number of colleges at Oxford University, where he also studied. He is particularly interested in the relationship between the arts, human rights and suffering, and is currently completing a book on forms of vulnerability in Shakespeare for Princeton University Press. Medea in Corinth, published by Poetry Salzburg in May 2018, is his first poetry pamphlet. [PSR 32]

CHARLES MORGAN was born and brought up in the mining valleys of South Wales and returned to live in West Wales after attending the Universities of York and Oxford. His poems have been published by Borderlines, Envoi, and Poetry Wales. [PSR 28]

DAVID R. MORGAN teaches at Cardinal Newman School in Luton, and lives in Bedfordshire. He has been an arts worker and literature officer, organizer of book festivals and writer-in-residence for education authorities, Littlehay Prison and Fairfield Psychiatric Hospital. [PSR 19]

BRUNA MORI was born in Japan and raised in the United States. She presently teaches Creative Writing at the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles. Her book of New York cityscape poems, with sumi-ink paintings by Matthew Kinney, is forthcoming from San Francisco-based Meritage Press. Recent work appears in journals such as Fence, ZYZZYVA, and Trepan. Prose poetry contributed to Poetry Salzburg Review 7 is part of a series based on taking subway trains to the ends of lines. [PSR 7]

ABEGAIL MORLEY's most recent collection, The Skin Diary (2016), was published by Nine Arches Press. Her How to Pour Madness into a Teacup (Cinnamon, 2009), was shortlisted for the Forward Prize. Her second, Snow Child, was published by Pindrop Press in 2011.Her pamphlet, In the Curator's Hands (2017), is available from Indigo Dreams. Her work appeared in journals including Agenda, Envoi, Financial Times, Other Poetry, and The Spectator. [PSR 23] [PSR 32]

DAVID MORLEY is an ecologist and naturalist by background. His poetry has won fourteen writing awards and prizes, including the Templar Poetry Prize, the Poetry Business Competition, an Arts Council of England Writer’s Award, an Eric Gregory Award, the Raymond Williams Prize, and a Hawthornden Fellowship. He is also known for his pioneering ecological poetry installations within natural landscapes and for the creation of 'slow poetry' sculptures and I-Cast poetry films. He wrote The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing and is co-editor, with the Australian poet Philip Neilsen, of The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing. In 2014 he was appointed Head of the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He is currently Professor of Writing at Warwick University and Alliance Chair of Writing at Monash University, Melbourne. His most recent collections are Gypsy and the Poet (2013) and The Magic of What’s There (2017, both Carcanet). [PSR 33]

BRIAN MORNAR received a BA from Beloit College of Wisconsin in 1998, with a major in English and a minor in Ethics. During his senior year at Beloit College he studied in Copenhagen, Denmark. Since past spring, the anthology he edited, Retake the Falling Snow: 155 Years of Student Creative Writing at Beloit College, was published by Beloit College Press. Currently he is a first year M.F.A. candidate at St. Mary's College of California, where he studies poetry and poetics. This is his first publication. [PSR 2]

CAROLINE BROOKE MORRELL earned her M.F.A. in poetry from Bowling Green State University and has been the recipient of first place poetry awards from both the "Academy of American Poets" and the "Vonna Hicks Adrian Poetry Prize". She was the first place winner of the Devine Fellowship in Poetry in both 2002 and 2003. Most recently, her poems and reviews have appeared in Artful Dodge, Buffalo Carp, Cold Mountain Review, Connecticut Review, Mid-American Review, Red River Review, and River City. [PSR 7]

JANE MORREN, born 1970, is a painter living in Berlin. The prose poems in this issue are from her artist's book entitled From Water, which consists of ink on paper drawings and portraits accompanied by text. She has exhibited her work in Berlin, Augsburg, Karlsruhe, Philadelphia, Ann Arbor, and Madison, and holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. [PSR 3]

Trained as a visual artist, SHARON MORRIS has exhibited photography and video installations based on prose poems. Her poems have appeared in the journals Envoi, Other Poetry, Poetry Salzburg Review, and Poetry Wales. She is a senior lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. [PSR 2] [PSR 7]

ALAN MORRISON has been a featured poet in Poetic Hours and online at Strix Varia. His play for voices, Picaresque, has been performed at venues such as The Poetry Café and the George Bernard Shaw Theatre, RADA. He has published three chapbooks: Giving Light (Waterloo, 2003), Clocking-in for the Witching Hour and Feed a Cold, Strave a Fever (both Sixties Press, 2004). A full volume, The Mansion Gardens, was published by Paula Brown in autumn 2006. A further volume, Saints with Cluttered Brows, is due out with Waterloo Press later this year. [PSR 11] [PSR 13]

ANTHONY MORTIMER is Professor of English Literature at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He studied at the University of Leeds where, together with James Simmons and Tony Harrison, he edited Poetry and Audience, and went on to teach at universities in Croatia, Italy, Germany and the United States while publishing widely in the fields of renaissance poetry and Anglo-Italian studies. His most recent books are Variable Passions: A Study of Shakespeare's 'Venus and Adonis' (2000) and his own verse translations from Petrarch's Canzoniere in Penguin Classics (2002). The versions of Silesius are his first translations from German. [PSR 3]

BENJAMIN MOSS is an 18-year-old physics undergraduate at Edinburgh University and a potter. This is his first published poem. [PSR 19]

ERIC MOTTRAM (1924-1995), Professor of American Literature at King’s College, London, was an important poet, editor, critic, and teacher. He published over 160 articles and 20 critical works including a collection of essays on American culture, Blood on the Nash Ambassador, Allen Ginsberg in the Sixties and the first book-length study of William Burroughs, The Algebra of Need. He was, famously, a radical editor of Poetry Review. He also published some two dozen collections of his own poetry. Last but not least, he was the first teacher of American Studies in the University of London and co-founder of the University’s Institute of United States Studies. Poetry Salzburg (formerly University of Salzburg Press) published his collection Hyderabad Depositions (1997; still in print). A long interview with Mottram is included in Wolfgang Görtschacher’s study Contemporary Views on the Little Magazine Scene (2000). [PSR 33]

JOHN MICHAEL MOUSKOS WAS born in London. His first collection, Autumn, was presented in November 2011 at The Society Club in Soho, London. He wrote and directed Unlined (2015), short-listed at the BAFTA qualifying 2015 British Independent Film Awards and winner of an Honorable Mention at the 2015 International Film Awards of Berlin. [PSR 31]

ESTER MUCHAWSKY-SCHNAPPER was born in Munich and spent her childhood and youth in Berlin, Frankfurt/M. and Brussels. She is curator in the Department of Jewish Ethnography in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Her exhibition-catalogues include Les Juifs d'Alsace (Jerusalem, 1991) and The Yemenites: Two Thousand Years of Jewish Culture (Jerusalem, 2000). Her poems have been published in Fire and Private. [PSR 16] [PSR 19] [PSR 22]

JOHN MUCKLE has worked as an editor and copywriter, a teacher in further and higher education, a care assistant, and in an antiquarian bookshop. His publications include: The Cresta Run (Galloping Dog Press, 1987), Cyclomotors (Festival Books, 1997) and a number of small children's books. He published a study of Allen Ginsberg's poetry, "The Names", in The Beat Generation Writers (Pluto Press, 1996), was general editor of The New British Poetry (Paladin, 1988) and, with others, he produced a poetry and short fiction magazine, Active in Airtime. He is currently working on a collection of poetry. [PSR 1] [PSR 3]

PAUL MULDOON was born in 1951 in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. He read English at Queen's University, Belfast, where he was taught by Seamus Heaney. From 1973 to 1986 he worked in Belfast as a radio and television producer for the BBC. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States, where he is now Howard G. B. Clark Professor at Princeton University and Chair of the University Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. Between 1999 and 2004 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford, where he is an honorary Fellow of Hertford College. His main collections of poetry are Why Brownlee Left (1980), Quoof (1983), Meeting the British (1987), Madoc: A Mystery (1990), The Annals of Chile (1994), Hay (1998), Poems 1968-1998 (2001), and Moy Sand and Gravel (2002, all Faber & Faber), for which he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize. His tenth collection, Horse Latitudes, appeared in the fall of 2006. Among his awards are the 1994 T. S. Eliot Prize, the 1997 Irish Times Poetry Prize, the 2003 Griffin Prize, the 2004 American Ireland Fund Literary Award, and the 2004 Shakespeare Prize. In November 2007 he will become Poetry Editor of The New Yorker. [PSR 12]

CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY, born 1956 in Athens, Georgia. Poetry, fiction & translations in Poetry and Audience, The 2River View, The Burning Bush, Renditions, Breakfast All Day etc. [PSR 3]

DARYL MURANAKA's work has appeared in SN Review, Hawai'i Review, Bamboo Ridge, and Ballard Street Poetry Journal. He holds an MFA from Eastern Washington University. He currently lives in the Boston area after a few years of moving around from Spokane, Washington to Japan to Hawai'i and finally to Boston. [PSR 24]

MARK MURPHY, born in 1969, studied Philosophy at North Staffordshire Polytechnic. Most recently his poems have been featured in Poetry New Zealand, Puerto del Sol, The Tampa Review, The Paris Atlantic Journal, Iota, and The Stinging Fly. His first collection, Tin Cat Alley, was published in 1996 by SPOUT. [PSR 6] [PSR 10] [PSR 14]

NICHOLAS MURRAY is a poet and literary biographer and lives in Wales and London. His latest book is A Corkscrew Is Most Useful: The Travellers of Empire (Little, Brown, 2008) and his most recent collection of poems is The Narrators (Rack Press, 2006). He runs Rack Press, a small poetry press based in the Welsh Marches. [PSR 14] [PSR 15]

PEARSE MURRAY is a native of Dublin, Ireland, and lives in Upstate New York. He has had poems published in Cyclamens & Swords, Blue Collar Review, and Poetica Magazine. [PSR 22] [PSR 26]

FRANK MURRI was born in Newcastle, Australia in 1967. His first volume of poetry, The Desire Again, was published by the independent Australian publisher, Mockfrog Design Press, in 2002. He translated this volume into Italian. It was also adapted into a stage play Il Desiderio Ritorna ("The Desire Returns"), and staged by the "Performing Arts Newcastle" Theatre Company, in Australia. [PSR 6]

KRISTINE ONG MUSLIM lives in the Philippines. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in several mainstream and literary publications, like Adbusters and The Pedestal Magazine. [PSR 11]

TAKAHASHI MUTSUO, born in 1937, is one of Japan's most celebrated contemporary poets and essayists. In his early twenties, he moved to Tokyo, where he worked for the Tokyo Design Center. His most striking collections of poetry (modern style free verse, traditional haiku and tanka) are: Bara no Ki: Nise no Koibitotachi [Rose Tree Imitation Lovers] (1964), Nemuri to Okashi to Rakka [Slumber & Sin & Fall] (1965), and Yogoretara-mono wa sarani Yogoretaru koto o Nase [You Dirty Ones, Do Even Dirtier Things] (1966). A large selection of his work appears in James Kirkup's anthology Burning Giraffes (Poetry Salzburg, 1996). These two poems are taken from the collection the translators have called Myself as an Anatomical Lovemaking Machine. [PSR 6]