W. Thomas - Founding Editor
has been around long enough to know the sting of rejection and the
salve of acceptance. His shelves are lined with his publications that
nobody buys as well as the works of many poets who have fared better.
He lectures on poetry in the Ozarks every spring. Larry recently
turned over the helm of Third Wednesday to Joe Ferrari and David Jibson, but remains
an integral part of the magazine.
Kingston - Assistant and Design Editor
is the prior Editor-in-Chief and Art Editor of Now Here Nowhere,
and is also President of Gravity Presses (lest we all float away),
Inc. He used to write poetry, but now only "prepares" for
occasional performances and works too much.
grew up in the northern suburbs (farmland), but quickly made New
Center Detroit his home and passion. He runs an alternative printing
house called Leadfoot Press for poets and other sub-culture
types, and invests the majority of his profits back into the city
through volunteer work. He's had the honor of printing authors as far
away as Connecticut, California and Hawaii. His biggest
accomplishments include books for the Boggs Center for Peace Studies
and the historic Broadside Press.
Jacobs - Art Editor
Jacobs earned a B.S. in Design from the University of Michigan in
1964. She has exhibited her artwork for 45 years in regional and
national shows and in arts publications. A former collage artist, she
now imports into her computer photos and jpegs of graffiti, popular
culture images, and her own previous work, then layers, manipulates
and recombines them in Photoshop. Her most recent pigment ink prints
reflect her interest in creating the illusion of collage and rough
urban walls with their graffiti and peeling posters. All her
digital work can be seen on her website,www.judithjacobs.com
Fanning – Associate Editor, Poetry
has lived his entire life (save for a four-year stint in the U.S.
Navy) in Michigan. It was during long stretches out at sea that he
developed a love for reading, which, in turn, lead to a fascination
with writing. Unlike most poets, Carl does not write to be published
(he does not handle rejection well), preferring the warmth and
immediacy of coffee shop readings. He has worked in the past as a
co-host for Crossroads and Poetry in Motion poetry venues. Carl has a
degree in English Literature and Language from Eastern Michigan
University and is half-way through a Master's program (which he may
or may not complete). He presently works at the VA hospital in Ann
Arbor, and has a two year old grandson who his teaching him how to
John F. Buckley - Fiction Editor
John is the author of five books of poetry and two collaborations. He holds graduate degrees in creative writing and English literature from the Helen Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan and San Francisco State University. John lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, Raquel, where he teaches creative writing at the University of Michigan.
L. Taylor – Associate Editor, Poetry
former Poet Laureate of the city of Milwaukee (2004 -2005) and the
state of Wisconsin (2009 - 2010), is the author of six poetry
collections. Her award-winning poems and essays have appeared
in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, American
Scholar, Able Muse, and Measure. She also
served for five years as a regular poetry columnist for The
Writer magazine. She recently moved to Madison, Wisconsin,
where she continues to write and teach.
David began reading and writing
poetry seriously after retiring from a 35 year career in social work,
most recently with a hospice agency. He has published in Third
Wednesday, Peninsula Poets, Highland Park Poetry, The Brasilia
Review, Waccamaw Journal, Yellow Chair Review, Apex and many others.
He is a coordinator of The Crazy Wisdom Poetry Circle which organizes poetry readings and workshops in Ann Arbor.
Lynn Gilbert, Associate Editor, Poetry & Fiction
Lynn has had poems in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Concho River Review, Encore, Exquisite Corpse, Kansas Quarterly, Peninsula Poets, Southwestern American Literature, The Texas Observer, Third Wednesday, several regional anthologies, and the four-poet collection Four Shields of Power (Plain View Press, Austin). She holds two degrees in English literature and was a founding editor of Borderlands.