daniel gallick's poetry and fiction have appeared in previous
editions of deep cleveland junkmail oracle. he, along with mike
blowers & steve brightman, hosts expresso expressions, a
live poetry extravaganza held each month at the bainbridge, ohio,
poet, short story writer and essayist mykel d. myles is a native
clevelander. he is the winner of the 1999 dogwood tales magazine
humor fiction award; lakeland community college poetry award
for 2000; and the paul lawrence dunbar poetry award from the
detroit black writers guild. he is the former editor-in-chief
of cleveland's own african town crier.
andrew lundwall, a 19-year-old poet & writer from wisconsin,
is enamored of the beats, boschian paintings, the study of the
psychic-automatism conjured forth by the surrealist movement
and gertrude stein. he currently works a pessimistic, agonizing
afterhours job in quality-assessment for the telemarketing scam-trade.
joshua gage is to northeast ohio writing as acid is to vitamin
capsules. he says you can trust him about as far as you can throw
a wet mattress up an elevator shaft, and even then it's best
to shoot him in the knee, just so you know he won't run away
nick roberts is in the military which sometimes makes him angry.
his work has previously appeared in deep cleveland junkmail oracle.
michele benjamin is a healing arts practitioner from medina,
ohio. her grandfather used to sell insurance and he used to hand
out little cards with his name & phone number on them. then
the number changed, so he had the cards reprinted with the new
number. she takes ambrotose for her condition.