Stanley Gemmell (b.1972, Puerto
Rico) is a true lyrical poet whose long-term preoccupation has
been the exploration of the possibilities of direct lyrical
expression in the post-modern environment. Stanley's work has
appeared in The Alembic Literary Journal and Urban Spaghetti.
(b.1968, Madison, Wisconsin), the son of an itinerant West Indian
academic, was raised and educated in the Caribbean islands of
Trinidad and Dominica until "returning" to Wisconsin to complete
his undergraduate studies in Engineering. Then, James moved
to Japan to teach English. Ultimately, he settled into "the
corporate world" in Miami, Florida, where he still resides.
His poetry is concerned with the liminal, or in-between states,
endemic to the (im)migrant condition as articulated by thinkers
such as Homi Bhaba and Gayatri Spivak. James "Janus" Henderson's
book of poetry is scheduled to be published by KOJA PRESS in
(b.1975, Hartford, CT) currently resides in Miami, FL. In his
ten+ years of writing poetry, he has been published in a few
nominal publications. His works attempt to chronicle the urban/suburban
sensibility without the extreme cynicism or pretension characteristic
of most city-dwellers. Langston Hughes and Ernest Hemingway
are among his literary forebears.
(b.1977), a poet & fiction writer, resides in Holywood, FL.
This year he founded Giovanni Press and edited "an example,"
another collection of the Rush-Ins poetry. Among Nathan's interests
are new developments in visual, modern and neo-futurist poetry/prose,
as well as history of the past avant-gardes.
(b.1979) is currently a Humanities major at New College in Sarasota,
FL. Her goal, through wholly unpretentious means, is to illuminate
the common bonds between people who may otherwise think themselves
as abnormal or "the other." Lauren also has the pleasure and
responsibility to bring a decidedly female perspective to the
predominantly male Rush-Ins.
Igor Satanovsky (b.1969, Kiev,
Ukraine) is a bilingual Russian-American poet/translator/visual
artist. His poems appeared in KOJA, BLACKBOX, riverrun, Urban
Spaghetti (USA) and Zerkalo (Israel) magazines. Currently, Igor
is wrapping up his 4-year exile to Florida and hopes to take
a good bite out of the Big Apple by summer 2001. His book of
poems American Poetry (Free & How) is scheduled to be published
in the fall of 2001 (KOJA PRESS). read more about The Rush-Ins,
please visit their website:
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