Crack the Spine Issue 96 - Page 17

Contributors Gladys Justin Carr Gladys Justin Carr is a recovering corporate executive now writing full time. Formerly Publisher & VP at Harper Collins book publishers, she is the author of a poetry chapbook, "Augustine's Brain--The Remix," and co-author of "Edge by Edge." Her recent work has appeared in over 90 literary magazines nationwide and in Canada. She is a winner of aCalifornia State Poetry Society Award and has been nominated 3 times for the Pushcart Prize. She is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World, probably because she is an internationally renowned chocoholic. Patrick Karl Curley Patrick Karl Curley is from the Northwest Coast of Ireland. He has a BA in Anthropology and English Literature and an MA in Drama and Theatre Studies. Recent dramatic work includes "Beneath The Bone Moon" and a theatrical adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". He has previously published work in Black Heart Magazine and From The Depths. Michael Haskins Michael Haskins is an M.F.A. candidate in fiction at Oklahoma State University. Barb Natividad Barb Natividad's work has appeared in the Wilderness House Literary Review, Center, and the North American Review. She lives with her husband and three cats in Chicago, and holds an MFA in poetry from The Ohio State University. Corey Pentoney Corey Pentoney is currently working on mastering the art of the waffle, searching ancient texts for the perfect combination of baking soda and sugar. When he discovers the perfect waffle, he plans to start a monastery deep in the Adirondack wilderness to pass on the recipe.