Contributors to Poetry Salzburg Review P

BIBHU PADHI has published fourteen books of poetry. His poems have appeared in Contemporary Review, London Magazine, Poetry Review, Poetry Wales, The Rialto, Stand, American Media, The American Scholar, Commonweal, The New Criterion, Poetry, Southwest Review, TriQuarterly, New Contrast, The Antigonish Review, Queen's Quarterly, and The Toronto Review. [PSR 37]

JOCELYN PAGE is from Connecticut and currently lives in London. Her pamphlet smithereens was published by tall-lighthouse in 2010. Other work has since appeared in Magma, Poetry Review, The Rialto, and Smiths Knoll. [PSR 28]

TOM PAINE's poetry has been published in The Nation, The Rialto, The Moth, Volt, Glasgow Review of Books, Blackbox Manifold, Epiphany, Green Mountain Review, Galway Review, Tinderbox, Hunger Mountain, Hobart, and Tampa Review. His first collection of short stories, Scar Vegas (Harcourt, 2000), was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a Pen/ Hemingway finalist. A graduate of Princeton and the Columbia MFA program, he is a professor in the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. [PSR 36]

MICHAEL PALMER received the Shelley Award inApril 2001. His most recent book of poetry is Promises of Glass(New Directions, 2000). His many other books include At Passages, Sun, First Figure, Notes for Echo Lake, The Danish Notebook,Without Music, The Circular Gates, Blake's Newton. New Directions recently published The Lion Bridge: Selected Poems 1972-1995. Palmer lives in San Francisco, California. [PSR 2]

DANIELE PANTANO is a Swiss poet, translator, critic, and editor born of Sicilian and German parentage in Langenthal (Canton of Berne). His poems, essays, and reviews, as well as his translations from the German by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Robert Walser, and Georg Trakl, have appeared or are forthcoming in Jacket, Versal, and The Cortland Review. His next books, The Oldest Hands in the World(a collection of poems), The Possible Is Monstrous: Selected Poems by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, and The Collected Works of Georg Trakl, are forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press, New York. Pantano has taught at the University of South Florida and served as the Visiting Poet-in-Residence at Florida Southern College. He divides his time between Switzerland, the United States, and England, where he's Senior Lecturer and Director of Creative Writing at Edge Hill University. [PSR 18]

YOLANDA PANTIN (born in Caracas, 1954) studied letters at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. She was associated with the women poets known as "generación78" and was a member of the "Tráfico" group. She was one of thefounders of the Editorial Pequeña Venecia and of the Casa de la Poesía, and has won many poetry prizes. In 2004 she wasawarded a Guggenheim fellowship. She is the author of ten books of poetry; her work was collected in Poesía reunida1981-2002 (Otero ediciones, Caracas, 2004). She has also published children's books. [PSR 17]

NIGEL PANTLING's pamphlet Belfast Finds Log (Shoestring Press, 2014) drew on his experience as a soldier in Northern Ireland during The Troubles. Kingdom Power Glory, his first full collection (smith|doorstop, 2016), draws further on those times, and on his work as a Home Office civil servant during the turbulent years of the Thatcher Government, and as an investment banker in the 1990s when mergers and acquisitions were rampant. His pamphlet Hip Hind Hook, about soldiering in Germany during the Cold War, was published by smith|doorstop in October 2018. [PSR 33]

IAN PARKS was born in 1959 and was one of the Poetry Society New Poets in 1996. He has taught CreativeWriting at the universities of Sheffield, Hull, Oxford and Leeds. His collections include Shell Island (Waywiser, 2006),The Landing Stage (Lapwing, 2010), The Cage (2008), and Love Poems 1979-2009 (2009; both Flux Gallery Press).His poems have appeared in Poetry Review, The Observer, London Magazine, The Independent on Sunday,The Liberal, and Stand. His pamphlet, A Paston Letter, was published by Rack Press in 2010. His monographson Shelley, Auden and Robert Graves were published by the English Association.[PSR 18]

MARIO DOMÍNGUEZ PARRA (Alicante, 1972) is a Spanish poet, translator and essayist. His first book of poems,Apolonía, was published in 2006 (Canary Islands, Ediciones Idea). He has translated poems and prose pieces by Modern Greek, Irish, Spanish,British and U.S. authors. As a translator, he has published three books: N. G. Lykomitros'sΙχνηλάτες του τέλους(Rastreadores del fin, Ediciones Idea, 2011), James Joyce's Shorter Writings (Escritos breves, Madrid,Ediciones Escalera, 2012) and Maureen Alsop's Apparition Wren (Reyezuelo aparición, Ediciones Idea, 2012).[PSR 18][PSR 19][PSR 21]

LISA PARRY is a writer based in Cardiff, Wales. Her plays have been performed in new writingtheatres across the UK. A trained journalist, she has also worked for regional and national newspapers. She is a foundingmember of Agent 160 Theatre Company. Her poetry has been published in, among others, Aesthetica, Coffee House,Dream Catcher, The Haiku Quarterly, Iota, Magma, The New Writer, Orbis, and The Reader.[PSR 27]

BEN PASSIKOFF is a retired engineer returned to his first love: poetry. His pursuits areBach, poetry and survival. His work has appeared in many magazines, among them The Quarterly Review of Literature,Harvard Review, Texas Review, Atlanta Review, Orbis, and Poetry International.[PSR 6]

STUART A. PATERSON was born in 1966, raised in Ayrshire and lives by the Solway coast inGalloway, south-west Scotland. In 1992 he received an E. C. Gregory Award from the UK Society of Authors and, in 2014,a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship from the Scottish Book Trust. His latest collection is Border Lines (Indigo Dreams, 2015).[PSR 28]

MATTHEW PAUL was born in New Malden, Surrey, in 1966, read Philosophy at the University of Ulster, works for a local authority children's services provider in south-west London and lives in Thames Ditton. His first collection of poems, The Evening Entertainment, was published by Eyewear Publishing in 2017. He is also the author of two haiku books – The Regulars (2006) and The Lammas Lands (2015) – and co-writer/editor (with John Barlow) of Wing Beats: British Birds in Haiku (2008), all published by Snapshot Press. He has had poems published in Butcher's Dog, The Honest Ulsterman, Magma, Poetry Ireland Review, The Rialto, The Wardrobe, and The Best New British and Irish Poets for both 2016 and 2017 (Eyewear Publishing). He lives in Thames Ditton, England. [PSR 34] [PSR 37]

RICARDO PAU-LLOSA (born in 1954 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban-American poet, art critic, and scholar.In 1960 he fled Cuba. He graduated from Belén Jesuit Preparatory High School in Miami in 1971, and went on to major in English Literatureat various universities. His third book of poems, Cuba (1993) was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.Man is his seventh book of poems (2014, both Carnegie Mellon UP). His work has also appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Hudson Review, New England Review, PN Review, Poetry, Southern Review, Stand, and Virginia Quarterly Review.[PSR 19] [PSR 31]

EDWARD D. PAUL, born in Hammond, Indiana,was a composer and country singer in his twenties. As "Entertainment Specialist"for the US Army, he wrote and performed in traveling special service shows.He received his M.A. from Boston University. For over 30 years, he wasUS School administrator in France, Italy and Germany. He is retired withhis German-Italian wife in Bavaria. His poems have appeared in SouthernIndiana Review, Orbis, Poetry Nottingham, among others.His first book of poems is entitled The One-Piece Tangerine Skin(Libri, 2003).[PSR 7]

JAMES PEAKE was born in Wimbledon and educated at Bristol University and Trinity College, Dublin.His poems have appeared in numerous magazines including The Reader, Agenda, shadowtrain, Horizon,and Succour, for whom he subsequently became London editor. He is a reader for Burnside Review and has workedfor many years in trade publishing. [PSR 21]

ROBERT PEAKE is a British-American poet living near London. He studied poetry at U.C. Berkeleyand in the MFA in Writing program at Pacific University, Oregon. His poems appeared in Iota, Magma,North American Review, Poetry International, and Rattle. Poetry Salzburg published his pamphletThe Silence Teacher in 2013. He has published two full-length collections, The Knowledge (2015) and Cyclone (2018, both Nine Arches).[PSR 22][PSR 26][PSR 28] [PSR 31] [PSR 32] [PSR 34]

BRIAN LOUIS PEARCE was born in London in1933, of Baptist parents. Married and living in Twickenham, he is a formercollege librarian. His books of fiction include London Clay (Stride,1991), Tribal Customs, Victoria Hammersmith (Stride, 1987),St Zacchs, and The Goldhawk Variations. Collections of poetry:Leaving the Corner (1992), Gwen John Talking (1996) and Jack o' Lent(all Stride, 1991). His play The Widow of Gozo is based on the lifeof Barbara Greene. Poetry Salzburg have published Thames Listener: Poems1949-89 (1993), The Proper Fuss (poetry with essay and checklist,1996) and Varieties of Fervour (1996), lectures on the Victorianpoets given at the National Portrait Gallery, London. A play on the lifeof Coventry Patmore and a study of Jack Clemo's poetry are in the press.[PSR 4]

ILSE PEDLER is the winner of the 2015 Mslexia Pamphlet Competition. Her pamphlet, The Dogs That Chase Bicycle Wheels, was published by Seren in 2016. She will be poet-in-residence at the 2020 Sidmouth Folk Festival. She lives and works as a veterinary surgeon in Saffron Walden. Her poems have been published in Ink Sweat & Tears, The North, Poetry News, and Prole.[PSR 27] [PSR 35]

HAGAR PEETERS, born in 1972, is one of Holland's best known poets. Her first collection,Genoeg Gedicht over de Liefde Vandaag ("Enough Said about Love Today"; Podium, 1999), gained her immediaterecognition as a bold and distinctive new voice. Many of her subsequent collections - five to date - have been awardedprizes. She is also a critic, editor, and columnist. The poems translated in PSR 28 are from the collection Koffers Zeelucht("Suitcases Full of Sea Air"; De Bezige Bij, 2008).[PSR 28]

STEVEN PELCMAN is a writer of poetry and short stories. He has been published in a number of magazinesincluding The Windsor Review, Paris/Atlantic, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, Vox Humana Magazine,Nomad's Choir, The Fourth River, Caffeine Magazine, and River Oak Review. He has spent the lastthirteen years residing in Germany; and the last five in Karlsruhe, where he is a language communications trainer and teacher.[PSR 11][PSR 21]

DANIEL PENDERGRASS grew up in ruralNorth Alabama. His poems have appeared in Van Gogh's Ear, SnowMonkey, Upstairs at Duroc and The Chiron Review. Hisfirst book of poetry, 23 Istanbul Karabitsi, was published in 2006by Arabesques Press. Unfortunately he passed away on 28 January 2007 athis home in Dubai. The cause of death was a heart attack.[PSR 9][PSR 11]

COURTNEY PENDLETON is a medical student in Baltimore, MD.In addition to writing poetry she makes sculptures and photographs.[PSR 6][PSR 15]

DOUGLAS PENICK wrote libretti for King Gesar (Sony CD) and Ashoka’s Dream (Santa Fe Opera). On a grant from the Witter Bynner Foundation, he wrote three book-length episodes from the Gesar of Ling epic. Poems and short work have appeared in Chicago Quarterly, Descant, New England Review, and Kyoto Journal. He has written novels combining verse and prose on the 3rd Ming Emperor (Journey of the North Star), and the adventures of spiritual seekers (Dreamers and Their Shadows). [PSR 31]

SIMON PERCHIK is an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review,The New Yorker, and Agni. His most recent collections are Rafts (Parsifal Editions, 2007)and Family of Man (Pavement Saw Press, 2008).[PSR 16][PSR 18][PSR 20]

RICHARD KING PERKINS II's poems have appeared in journals such as Prime Mincer,Sheepshead Review, Sierra Nevada Review, Fox Cry, Prairie Winds, and The Red Cedar Review.[PSR 24]

MARJORIE PERLOFF is Sadie D. Patek ProfessorEmerita of Humanities at Stanford University. She is currently Scholar-in-Residenceat the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she taughtbefore going to Stanford in 1987. She is President of the MLA. She is theauthor of twelve books and a few hundred essays and reviews on twentieth-centurypoetry and poetics as well as on poetry and the visual arts. She has recentlypublished a cultural memoir, The Vienna Paradox, and a collection of new essays Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy.[PSR 10]

C. PERRICONE has published two collections, A Summer of Monkey Poems (Cummington Press, 1996) and Footnotes (Boatwhistle Books, 2018). His poems have been published in Kansas Quarterly, Poet Lore, and Pulpsmith. He earned a PhD in philosophy from The City University of NY. He lives in New Jersey. [PSR 35]

PAUL PERRY was born in Dublin in 1972. Hereceived a BA in Comparative Literature from Brown University. His workhas appeared in numerous publications, including Poetry Ireland Review,Cyphers, TLS and The Best American Poetry 2000. His first book, TheDrowning of the Saints (2003) was published by Salmon.Wintering, his second book is going to be published by Dedalus Press in 2006.[PSR 9]

PETER PESSL, born in Frankfurt/Main in 1963,lives in Vienna and is the author of eight books. He is a frequent contributorto ORF's Kunstradio. His most recent book is Der Brief mit derAufschrift (Das fröhliche wohnzimmer, 2005). The English languagetranslation of his book Blumarine is to be released by Twisted Spoonlater this year.[PSR 9]

ELIZABETH PESSL-ROSSI holds a BA inComparative Literature from the University of Illinois. Born in 1959 inIllinois, she has lived in Spain, Austria and now lives and writes in Heroldsbach,Germany. Moon Journal Press published her chapbook Suspended inautumn 2007.[PSR 13]

PASCALE PETIT's latest collections are Fauverie (2014) and What the Water Gave Me:Poems after Frida Kahlo (2010; both Seren). She has had four collections shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize.[PSR 17][PSR 27] [PSR 33]

MARIO PETRUCCI, ecologist, physicist, essayist and poet. Royal Literary Fund Fellow,first ever poet-in-residence with BBC Radio 3 and the Imperial War Museum. Co-founder of ShadoWork and writers inc. Books:Shrapnel and Sheets (Headland, 1996), Bosco (Hearing Eye, 2001), Half Life: Poems for Chernobyl(Heaventree, 2004), Heavy Water: A Poem for Chernobyl (2004), Flowers of Sulphur (2007, both Enitharmon),and somewhere is january (Perdika Press, 2007). His book i tulips was published by Enitharmon in March 2010.[PSR 10][PSR 13][PSR 17]

BRANDON PETTIT was born and raised in a tiny village in Northern New York on Lake Ontario. He earned an MFA in poetryand has worked closely with several writers including Jay Hopler, Aaron Baker, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, and Ira Sukrungruang. His most recent poetryhas been published, and is forthcoming in Caliban. [PSR 21]

JOHN PHILLIPS has recently published What Shape Sound with Skysill Press. Other publications include Spell(Kater Murr, 2009), Soundless (Punch Press, 2007), Language Is (Sardines Press, 2005), and A Small Window (Longhouse, 2005).He is the editor of Hassle.[PSR 8][PSR 13][PSR 20]

YANNIS A. PHILLIS was born in Nauplion, Greece, in 1950. He is Engineering Professor Emeritus at the the Technical Universityof Crete in Chania where he was Rector for more than 12 years. He has published eight poetry collections in Greek, one in English and five novels, and several environmental and technical books. He has received the Harry Kurnitz Literary Award at UCLA twice. He is a member of the Greek PEN and Poets and Writers, USA, and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the European Academy of Sciences. [PSR 10][PSR 11][PSR 15][PSR 21] [PSR 30] [PSR 33]

TOM PICKARD, born 1946, Newcastle upon Tyne, was an important initiator ofthe British Poetry Revival. From 1963 to 1972, he ran the Morden Tower Book Room, where he organised a seriesof readings by British and American modernist tradition poets. His most recent collections:Hole in the Wall: New & Selected Poems (2002), The Dark Months of May (2004), andBallad of Jamie Allan (2007, all Flood Editions).[PSR 15]

ANDREW PIDOUX has been published in magazines such as Acumen,Stand and Poetry Wales. Winner of both an Eric Gregory Award and Salt's Crashaw Prize.Year of the Lion (Salt, 2010) is his debut collection.[PSR 19] [PSR 21]

THOMAS PIEKARSKI is a former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly.His poetry has appeared in journals like Clockhouse Review, Cream City Review, Kestrel,Main Street Rag, New Plains Review, Nimrod, Penny Ante Feud, Poetry Quarterly,Portland Review, and Scarlet Literary Magazine. He has published a travel guide,Best Choices in Northern California, and a book of poems, Time Lines (Nimbus Press, 2010). He lives in Marina, California.[PSR 1]

TODD JAMES PIERCE. The British edition ofhis new novel The Sky Like Tamara Blue was released in 2001 by QuintetBooks. His work has appeared in over 40 magazines.[PSR 1]

HELENE PILIBOSIAN was an editor at an Armenian-American newspaper and head of Ohan Press.Her work appeared in such magazines as The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Louisiana Literature,The Hollins Critic, North American Review, Seattle Review, and Ellipsis. Her books areCarvings from an Heirloom: Oral History Poems (1983), At Quarter Past Reality: New and Selected Poems (1998),and History's Twists: The Armenians (2008; all Ohan Press). Helene died on 5 December 2015.[PSR 13][PSR 18]

COLIN PINK lives in London. He is a poet, playwright, and an art historian. His poems have appeared invarious magazines, such as Coffeehouse, Pen-Pusher, The SHOp, Trespass, and Urthona.His plays have been performed in the UK, USA and in translation in Germany. His first collection, Acrobats of Sound, was published by Poetry Salzburg in 2016. His new book, The Ventriloquist Dummy's Lament (Against the Grain, 2019), is a combination of 21 villanelles with 21 woodcuts by Daniel Goodwin inspired by the poems. [PSR 25] [PSR 30] [PSR 31] [PSR 34] [PSR 35]

ROB PLATH is a 44-year-old poet from New York. A former student of Allen Ginsberghe has published eight chapbooks and three collections: Death is Dead (2012), there's a fist dunked in bloodbeating in my chest (2010), and A Bellyfull of Anarchy (2009; all Epic Rites Press). [PSR 26]

MATTHIAS POLITYCKI (*1955) lives in Hamburg and Munich. One of Germany's leading contemporary writers, he has written more than 30 books, including novels, short stories, essays and poetry. He regularly contributes to debates on cultural trends through newspaper and magazine articles, and has been invited to deliver topical lectures in many countries. A poet at heart, he is best known for his novels Weiberroman and In 180 Tagen um die Welt, a satire based on his "(non-)residence" on a luxury cruise ship. Researching Herr der Hörner, he spent half a year in Cuba; Samarkand Samarkand goes back to years of travelling across Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. His works have been translated into English, French, Italian, Danish, Irish Gaelic, Ukrainian, Japanese, and Chinese. [PSR 36]

FREDERICK POLLACK was born in Chicago in1946. He lives in Washington, DC, and teaches creative writing at George Washington University. He is the author of two book-length narrative poems, The Adventure (1986) and Happiness (1998), both published by StoryLine Press. Other poems, reviews, and essays of his have appeared in Salmagundi,Hudson Review, Southern Review, Representations, and elsewhere.He is married to the Emmy Award-winning television producer Phylis Geller. [PSR 6]

Born in Hampstead in 1942 and brought up a Londoner, DAVID POLLARD has been a furniture salesman,accountant, TEFL teacher, and university lecturer. He got his three degrees at the University of Sussex. He is the author ofThe Poetry of Keats: Language and Experience which was his doctoral thesis. He edited The KWIC Concordance to the Harvard Edition of Keats' Letters and has written a novel, Nietzsche's Footfalls (Geraldson, 2001). Two volumes of poetry,patricides (2006) and Risk of Skin (2011) have been published by Waterloo Press and a pamphlet, bedbound (2011),by Perdika Press. A further Waterloo Press volume, Self-Portraits, is forthcoming. [PSR 21]

ESTILL POLLOCK was born in 1950 in ClarkCounty, Kentucky. For a time, he lived and travelled in the American South working as an itinerant tradesman. His early poems were published in regional journals, and nationally in Poetry. Later, he emigrated to England withhis family, where he has lived for twenty years as a British subject following the rescission of his citizenship by the US government. This period coincidedinitially with his decision to cease writing poetry, but after fifteenyears, he wrote the sequence of poems Metaphysical Graffiti, publishedas a pamphlet in 1998. Constructing the Human (Poetry Salzburg, 2001) contains selections from earlier publications in the United States as well as poems published recently in England. Thisbook is the first movement of the trilogy Decorative Initials for a Book of Hours. [PSR 1]

ANZHELINA POLONSKAYA was born in Malakhovka,a small town near Moscow where she still lives. Her first book of verses,Svetoch Moy Nebesny [My Heavenly Torch], appeared in 1993. Since then, she has published Stikhotvoreniia [Verses] (1998), Neboglazami riadovogo [The Sky in a Private’s Eye] (1999), and Golos(2002; A Voice (Northwestern UP, 2004)). A Voice was shortlisted for the 2005 Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry in Translation.She had work published in Beloit Poetry Review, Modern Poetryin Translation, Poetry NZ, and Stand. She has been translated into Dutch and Spanish. [PSR 14]

BETHANY W. POPE received her PhD from Aberystwyth University's Creative Writing program.Her work has appeared in: Anon, Art Times, Ampersand, Blue Tattoo, The Writer's Hub,New Welsh Review, and Planet. Her first poetry collection, A Radiance, was published by Cultured Llama Press in June 2012. [PSR 23]

BORIS POPLAVSKY was born in Moscow in 1903 but settled in Paris after the Revolution.He belonged to the younger generation of the first emigration of Russian poets. He was regarded as one of the mosttalented of these younger poets when his life was cut tragically short in 1935. A fellow drug addict intent on suicidemanaged to poison both himself and Poplavsky. During his life he published only one book Flags (1931). His posthumous collections include Snowy Hour (1936), From a Garland of Wax (1938) andAirship of an Unknown Direction (1965). He also completed one novel, Apollo Unformed, and started another,Home from the Heavens, along with writing extensive journals. [PSR 6] [PSR 15]

IAN POPLE was born in the east of England and has lived in the north of England for the past thirty years. He has taught English in Sudan, Greece, Saudi Arabia, and at the Universities of Manchester and Salford. He has published three full collections and two pamphlets. His pamphlet, Spillway, was published by Anstruther (Toronto) in June 2020. He has recently published an interview with the American poet Douglas Crase. [PSR 36] [PSR 37]

TODD PORTNOWITZ's most recent work has appeared in Antioch Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, CalibanOnline, and The Journal of Italian Translation. Hed received an MA in Italian Literature in 2012, and works as a freelance editor and translator in New York City. [PSR 25]

ANDREA POTOS is the author of three poetry collections:The Perfect Day (Parallel Press, 1998), Yaya's Cloth (Iris Press, 2007), and Abundance to Share with the Birds (Finishing Line Press, 2010). Another collection We Lit the Lamps Ourselves is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry next year. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband, daughter and puppy. [PSR 20]

DAWN POTTER is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently How the Crimes Happened(CavanKerry, 2010). New work appears in Sewanee Review, Guernica, The Southern Review, and many other journals.She is associate director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching and lives in Harmony, Maine.[PSR 21]

LAURA POTTS lives in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She has twice been named a Foyle Young Poet of the Year and Young Writer. In 2013 she became an Arts Council Northern Voices poet and Lieder Poet at the University of Leeds. Her poems have appeared in Agenda, Dream Catcher, The Yorker, and The Looking Glass. Having studied at The University of Cape Town and worked at The Dylan Thomas Birthplace in Swansea, she is currently the Editor for Creativity at The Yorker. In April 2017, she became one of the BBC’s New Voices at the age of 21. Her first piece, Sweet the Mourning Dew, a series of poems based on the true stories of individuals who have lost loved ones to war, charting experiences from World War II to the present day, was broadcast at Christmas 2017. [PSR 32]

CLAIRE POWELL teaches in the English Departmentat University of Wales, Swansea. She has recently completed a Ph.D. onthe work of the experimental poet Bob Cobbing. She is a regular contributor to the literary magazines of Wales.[PSR 2]

LARSON POWELL is Assistant Professor ofGerman at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Before he taught atTexas A&M University, University of Massachusetts Amherst and FordhamUniversity.[PSR 14]

FRANK C. PRAEGER is a former research biologist who lives on the Keewenaw Peninsulawhich juts out of the northwest end of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan into Lake Superior. He has had poems published inBolts of Silk, Dead Snakes, Full of Crow, Ink Sweat & Tears, London Grip, The Recusant,and The Rusty Nail.[PSR 25]

FRANCES PRESLEY lives and works in London.Her publications include: Neither the One Nor the Other, a collaborationwith the poet Elizabeth James (Form Books, 1999; CD version also available),Automatic Cross Stitch, a collaboration with the artist Irma Irsara(The Other Press, 2000), Paravane: New and Selected Poems 1996-2003(Salt, 2004), and Myne: New and Selected Poems and Prose 1976-2005(Shearsman, 2006). She has written about innovative poetry, particularlyby women poets, in a number of essays and reviews.[PSR 3][PSR 12]

CAROLINE PRICE is a violinist and teacher living in Kent. She has published threecollections of poetry, most recently Wishbone (Shoestring Press, 2008). [PSR 28]

KERRY PRIEST is a poet, dramatist and sound artist. Her poetry has been anthologised in Best New British and Irish Poets 2018 (Eyewear) and Everything That Can Happen: Poems about the Future (Emma Press, 2019). She performs her multimedia sound poetry, incorporating polyphony and digital manipulation. She is a playwright at the Minack Theatre. In a former life, she lectured at the Universities of Humboldt Berlin and Eichstaett-Ingolstadt. She now lives on the edge of Dartmoor. [PSR 35]

ROWENA PRIESTLEY is both a painter and a poet. She derives much of her inspirationfor her work from her extensive travels. She has lived and worked in England, Japan, and Africa. Currently she residesin Vancouver, Canada, where she finds the sea within the city a perfect environment for creativity.[PSR 20]

HÉLÈNE PRIGOGINE died in1988 and was the first wife of the Nobel-prize-winning chemist, Ilya Prigogine.Her titles include: Sang lointain (1953), Ici commence un autretemps (1958), Ponts suspendus (1975).[PSR 8]

PATRICIA PRIME is a teacher and writes reviews,poetry, and articles. She is co-editor of the New Zealand haiku magazine,winterSPIN. Her most recent publications are a collection of poems,Accepting Summer, and two collaborative collections of haiku: Every Drop Stone Pebbleand Deuce. She recently edited an anthology of New Zealand poetrycalled Something Between Breaths.[PSR 3]

SAMUEL PRINCE was born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, in 1980 and now lives and works in London. His poems have appeared in Mimesis, Nthposition, Read This, South Bank Poetry, and Under the Radar. [PSR 30]

ROBERT PRINGLE is Scottish, an industrial metal fabricator. His poem,"Ricardo Klement Speaks of Border Wars", took First Prize in the 2004 Scottish International Open Poetry Competition. So far he has published two chapbooks, Cold Front (1998) and Inventing God (2010, both Pudding House). [PSR 8] [PSR 19]

MICHAEL PRIOR is a graduate student at the University of Toronto. His poems have appeared in The Antigonish Review, Branch Magazine, Carousel, CV2, ditch,filling Station, FreeFall, Grain, and Qwerty. [PSR 25]

OLEG PROKOFIEV, poet, sculptor and painter, was born in Paris, the youngest of two sonsof the composer Sergei Prokofiev. At the age of seven he moved to Moscow with his parents. He studied at the Moscow Schoolof Art, and under the non-conformist artist Robert Falk. Defecting to Britain in 1971, he became a visual artist with aninternational reputation until his death in 1997. He began writing poetry while still at school under the encouragement of Pasternak, a close friend of his mother, but abandoned it for art and returned to it only at the age of thirty. He was close to such poets as Evgeny Kropivnitsky, Genrikh Sapgir and Igor Kholin, and shared their elements of deliberateprimitivism and surrealism. His poetic output, all written in Russian, is substantial, and a certain proportion has appeared in Russia and in France. However, only one collection has so far been translated into English - The Scent of Absence (Keele University, 1995). [PSR 9] [PSR 11]

HEIDELINDE PRÜGER. Scholar, editor,translator, poet. Born in Vienna in 1973. She has published six books.In 1999, The Righteousness of Life was nominated for the Saltire Scottish First Book of the Year Award. In 2001, she received her Ph.D summacum laude sub auspiciis praesidentis from the University of Salzburg andwas awarded the Theodor-Körner-Förderungspreis. Her PhD-thesisJourney Without Ending: The Journals of William Soutar was published by Poetry Salzburg. Read more about Heidelinde Prüger on our homepage. [PSR 2] [PSR 7]

DONNA PUCCIANI is a Chicago-based writer. Her work has appeared in such diverse journals as International Poetry Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Pedestal, Italian Americana, Shi Chao Poetry, nebulab, Poetry on the Lake, Gradiva, Journal of Italian Translation, and Istanbul Literary Review. Her books of poetry include: The Other Side of Thunder (Flarestack, 2006), Jumping Off the Train (Windstorm, 2007), Chasing the Saints (2008), and To Sip Darjeeling at Dawn (2011, both Virtual Artists Collective). Her seventh and most recent collection is Edges (Purple Flag, 2016). [PSR 19] [PSR 36]

Originally from Berkeley, California, FELIX PURAT recently graduated from the AmericanUniversity of Paris with an MA in Cultural Translation. He has had poems published in Paris/Atlantic. [PSR 27]

SUJASH PURNA teaches English Language Arts at a public high school in Madison, Missouri. He was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and at the age of 18 came to the US to study English. His poetry has appeared Five 2 One, Prairie Winds, Off the Coast, Harbinger Asylum, and Stonecoast Review. [PSR 34]

Having been an undergraduate and a postgraduate student in Oxford, GLYN PURSGLOVE taught in the Department of English at the University of Wales in Swansea from 1972-2015. His publications have chiefly been in the fields of seventeenthcentury poetry (his most recent book was Oro Español: Traducciones Inglesas de Poesia Españolade de los siglos dieciséis y diecisiete, Valladolid, 2014) and contemporary poetry. In the last ten years he has worked as a reviewer and editor for Music Web International (http://musicweb-international.com/) writing, mostly, on opera, chamber music and jazz. He has published a number of works on English poetry, chiefly that of the Seventeenth Century.He is reviews editor of Acumen and was formerly editor of The Swansea Review. In 2005 Poetry Salzburg published Bahram Beyza’i: The Marionettes.[PSR 2][PSR 5][PSR 7][PSR 8][PSR 10][PSR 11][PSR 16] [PSR 30][PSR 31] [PSR 34] [PSR 35] [PSR 36] [PSR 37] [PSR 38]