A native of Worcester, Mass., David Rowe was educated at Swarthmore. His poems have appeared in the Cortland Review, the North American Review, Big Bridge, Dorado, Solid Quarter, Exquisite Corpse, YAWP, & in the anthology, the Maple Leaf Rag. A poet equally of the stage & the page, David has read his poetry on the Moe Green Poetry Show & WWOZ, & at countless venues both in the States & abroad.
Website: David's Myspace Page
Locally, David has been for many years a stalwart presence at the Maple Leaf & Goldmine readings, helped represent New Orleans when Wave Books’ Poetry Bus Tour (2006) & S.A. Griffin’s Poetry Bomb Tour (2010) hit town, served as poet-in-residence at Peter Anderson’s Beauty Shop, & currently teaches poetry writing at the Covenant House, a shelter for homeless youths.
Joseph Bienvenu lives in New Orleans, Louisiana and teaches English and Latin at a local high school. He is the creator and editor of the online literary magazine Mustachioed, and his poetry has appeared in many online and print publications, including Cranky, the Tiny, H_ngm_n, Gutcult, The Hat, Glitterpony and Can We Have Our Ball Back. He is currently working on a translation of Catullus's poems, some
Website: Mustachioed Magazine
of which have appeared in a recent issue of Fascicle. His chapbook Pool Hall Quartet was published by Verna Press.
Leonard Lopp, born and raised in Detroit, Mi, has lived in New Orleans since 1999. He works in all formats of photography (polaroid, digital, 35mm, medium format, large format). He has freelanced as a photojournalist for New Orleans City Business Newspaper and shown video art in galleries in several cities.
Website: Leonard's Photography