Nada Djordjevich: Encounters with Sex, Drugs, and Activists
Nada Djordjevich is the publisher of On the Page.
Zoë Francesca: Stoned Wheat Thins
Zoë Francesca is the poetry editor of On the Page.
I. Halpern: Quid Pro Quo
I. Halpern lives and writes in Central Islip, New York, where he records books for the New York Braille Institute World Library for the Blind and Seeing-Impaired. He presents his own poetry and conducts workshops for Poetry in the Schools and National P.E.N. Writers in Prison. His poems have appeared in the Long Island Quarterly, the California Poetry Quarterly, and Beyond Lament, a publication of Northwestern University Press.
Roger Hart: Synchronicity
Roger Hart is a student in the MFA program at Minnesota State University. His story collection Erratics recently won the George Garrett Fiction Prize and will be published this fall by Texas Review Press.
Kate Haug: The Geography of Waxing
Kate Haug was born in 1969 and hopes to stick around as long as the weather holds out. An experimental filmmaker, her short films PASS and Deep Creep have been screened at international festivals including Croatia's Split Festival of New Film, the Czech Republic's Brno Sixteen, the London Film Festival, and New Directors/New Films in New York. She has also published scholarly essays on film, art, and the representation of women.
Bob Levy: Benjamin, Hatless
Bob Levy's fiction has appeared in a number of publications, including Other Voices, Cottonwood, Flashpoint, and The MacGuffin. His prize-winning stories include "Three Stories" (1998 Short Fiction Award from New Millennium Writings), "Cloak and Dagger" (Kansas University's 2001 Langston Hughes Award), and "When the Dodgers Meant Brooklyn" (1998 Lone Mountain Short Fiction Award). His collection, When the Dodgers Meant Brooklyn, was a 1998 finalist in both the Mid List Press First Series Award for Short Fiction and the Ohio State Sandstone Prize.
Joyce Odam: Hide and Seek
Joyce Odam is an editor at the Poetry Depth Quarterly. Her most recent chapbook, "The Power of the Moment," was published by Red Cedar Press in 1998, and her poems have appeared in the Bellingham Review, the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, and the Wormwood Review.
Samantha Schoech: Why You Shouldn't Have Gone in the First Place
Samantha Schoech is a contributing editor at On the Page.
John Shaw: Home Plate
John Shaw writes short stories and lives in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Heidi Zeiger: What We Touch
Heidi Zeiger's recent work includes "Shoot to Maim," a February cover story for the Village Voice, and a trek through the mountains of Appalachia to cover the world's longest yard sale, running from Covington, Kentucky to Gadsden, Alabama. At this very moment, she is driving across North America in a packed Volkswagen headed for New York City, where she will be working with the documentary photographer Eugene Richards.