Allen is in her early twenties and a recent graduate
from Denver University. An English major, her
literary interests include contemporary poetics
and modern American literature. A current resident
of Ithaca, NY, Shannon is currently serving hot
Greek food to the masses while developing her
ideas and personal writing style.
Bhasin is a comedy writer and screenwriter. He
is a member of a new, exciting, but as yet unnamed,
sketch comedy group. He works as a script analyst
for Miramax Films.
is the editor of a small daily newspaper in New
Hampshire. He studied creative writing at Harvard
and is currently at work on a novel. He is married...
currently lives in London. He does not know what
he wants to be when he grows up. E-Mail him with
a suggestion: email@example.com
information about Kevin's work go to his website
a.k.a. Naked Man, is teaching English and Spanish
to junior high and high school students in Japan.
He studied art history at New York University
and has traveled and lived throughout Europe,
Latin America and Asia. His photographs have appeared
in articles and magazines, and have been exhibited
in Japan. He also makes guest appearances as a
DJ at his local coffee house in Okayama City.
is an Italian writer, journalist, filmmaker and
translator living in NYC since thee early 90s,
when she covered US news for European magazines,
radio and a daily newspaper. She has translated
several novels, and her first short film was screened
at festivals in Greece, Romania, the UK, Uruguay
and the US. She is currently in pre-production
on her second short film, and her erotic fiction
appears in the current issue of Allspice magazine.
resides in New York City. She is currently on
sabbatical in the Amazon. She hopes wrestling
with an anaconda will relieve her of her angst.
She is completely aware of the Freudian implications
in this statement.
has lived in New York for twenty-five years. His
first apartment was on Tenth Street, between Second
and Third, in an apartment with a working fireplace.
He assumed after that that all New York apartments
came furnished with working fireplaces. He has
since been enlightened. Richard Goodman has written
articles and essays for The New York Times, Vanity
Fair, Commonweal, Garden Design, Creative Nonfiction,
and salon.com. He has twice been the recipient
of a MacDowell Colony Residency. He created, wrote
and narrated a six-part series about New York
City for Public Radio in Virginia. He is working
on a book about flowers and is currently an Associate
Editor at Random House in New York City.
has been working for the corporate giant, NBC,
since 1998. (As it is owned by General Electric,
she can get you a good deal on a refrigerator
and dishwasher.) Specifically, Sharon collects
stock video footage for Late Night with Conan
O'Brien, which she shamelessly and obviously uses
in numerous Please Stop Stealing My Bike productions.
Though on the surface, she aspires to be a writer
and director, she actually wishes to be a rock
star, but fears she is rapidly getting too old.
In ten years, Sharon hopes to be at a stage of
her life where she can afford a one bedroom apartment
in a decent part of Brooklyn.
recently published strangers in a homeland, a
poetry chapbook with Ashland Poetry Press, and
he has won various prizes, honors, etc. Works
have appeared in Crazy Horse (2001), CrossConnect
(1997, 2000, 2001), Inkwell Magazine (2000), Many
Mountains Moving (1997), Green Mountains Review
(1999-2000), Crab Orchard Review (1998 & 2001),
rampike (2001), Southern Poetry Review (1999 &
2001) and Barrow Street (2000) and many more.
Work is also featured by the Mural Arts Program
of Philadelphia. He volunteers for the board of
the Asian Arts Initiative of Philadelphia, a 501
(c) (3) nonprofit arts organization, co-produces
the NotCoffeehouse Poetry and Performance Series
[at www.notcoffeehouse.org], and has coordinated
the Loose Canon Writers Collective since 1995.
has published short stories in FICTION magazine,
The New Delta Review, The Cream City Review, Fine
Madness and others. He teaches writing at New
York University and St. Francis College.
is an associate editor at Simon & Schuster. Despite
repeated attempts at rehabilitation she still
likes to draw.
is a freelance writer based in Thailand. A former
Thailand Peace Corps volunteer, he now lives and
works in the northern town of Mae Hong Son, near
the Burmese border.
Mariani is former music editor of the Houston
Press in Texas. His writing on music has recently
appeared in The Village Voice, Vibe and Salon
is a freelance and fiction writer. Her award winning
essays have been published in The Independent
and The Sarah Lawrence Review, as well as being
set to music at the North Carolina Literary Festival
and animated on Oxygen.com ("Our Stories").
She's the Editor at Large of FIT magazine and
frequently reviews books for the New York Times.
Her articles have also appeared in Time Out New
York, Travel and Leisure Golf, Fitlinxx.com, and
Myvideogames. com. She recently completed a book
for DK publishing (coming out March 2002).She
has an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College.
She teaches fiction and poetry through the Teachers
& Writers Collaborative.
The essay "Rock Star" was part of a
multi-media exhibit on indie rock at CBGBs gallery
which was reviewed in the Village Voice, and posted
(briefly) on insound.com.
lives in Queens, NY. When he isnšt writing, he
works as a periodontist and rabbi. He is working
on a collection of short stories and a novel about
a bad breakup with an Israeli Tank Commander,
Bachelor Girl purchased the entire "Relationships"
section at Barnes & Noble. On her way out, she
also grabbed a copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez'
100 Years of Solitude. Bachelor Girl is a 20-year
veteran of fixup flops, bad bar pickup lines,
great sex with bad men, and failed attempts to
see the merits of socially maladjusted -- but
marriage-minded -- guys. She's also a freelance
currently lives in Amsterdam, New York. She has
been studying how to teach small people.
has produced live action and animated series for
the Children's Television Workshop, Jim Henson
Productions, Comedy Central and HBO. She's given
voice to many bimbos on the animated series, Beavis
and Butthead. Christine also performs improvisational
comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
with her group "Mother."
is a photographer and designer residing in Manhattan.
He is currently involved in a number of new media
projects. He also writes for film.
a mild-mannered editor for a Seattle-based national
insurance magazine, Randy fights a never-ending
battle for truth, justice and a really good screenplay.
A former managing editor for a magazine about
garbage-hauling, Randy is also an amateur photographer.
writing has appeared in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan,
Family Circle, Brooklyn Bridge and Scientific
American: Explorations. A proud booster of her
adopted hometown (New York), she is a nonfiction
contributor to Totally Brooklyn.
is a Brooklyn based freelance writer.
is a freelance film editor. His programs have
appeared on PBS, ABC, Cinemax, Lifetime Television,
The Learning Channel, and in theaters and film
festivals around the world. He lives in New York
with his wife Julie.
is a freelance artist, designer and writer. She
often works under the pseudonym Plasmotica Studios
to seem worldly and mysterious. She loves bacon.
Toubin is a Queens-based unemployed temporary
Hart teaches writing at F.I.T. and the Parsons
School of Design and is currently the Children's
editor at ducts. She has published a young adult
novel. Her short stories have appeared in the
magazines "Caprice," and "And Then," as well as
the anthology, Mondo James Dean, published by
St. Martin's Press in 1996. While her fiction
and non-fiction has been included in recent issues
of ducts, a personal essay appears in the anthology,
Self Portraits: Language Learners in a Multicultural
World, published in 2000 by Teachers College Press.
is a science editor about town, most recently
at the medical website Praxis.md. She has studied
improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater,
and has collaborated on two short films by Please
Stop Stealing My Bike Productions.
is studying cinematography at the School of Visual
Arts in New York City.
Van Winkle is 23 years old and lives out of a
back pack. He has no permanent residence and is
a happy freelance writer. He spends as much time
naked as humanly possible. E-Mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.