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Contents: Volume 9(2)

John Whale Editorial
Vahni Capildeo Five poems
Peter Barry Two poems
Sebastian Barker Three poems
Andrew Pidoux Four poems
Margaret Young Three poems
Denise McSheey Poem
Rebecca Shamash 2 poems
Alex Smith 2 poems
Deborah Brown Three poems
Charles Osborne J
Tim Liardet Five poems
Elizabeth Schott Two poems
Dean Kostos Three poems
Lisa Pierce Flores Three poems
Paul Batchelor Four poems
Rhian Edwards Four poems
Tim Cook Poem
Randall Brown How I Didn't Write About the War
Tamás Emöd Three poems
(Trans. Thomas Land)
Alex Wylie Two poems
Briar Wood Two poems
Desmond Graham Three poems
Martin Edwards Two poems
Howard Wright Two poems
Andrew Caink North Facing
Sophie Mayer Three poems
Sydney Giffard Poem
Gary Allen Five poems
James Dufficy KaleidoScope
Neil Ferguson The Prize
Tom Crowther Two poems
John Goodby Two poems
John Gladwell Poem
Gregory Warren Wilson Two poems
Mary Michaels Four poems
William Luvaas Nuremburg
Augustus Young Review
Ian Fairley Review
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Vahni Capildeo (b. Trinidad, 1973) is Featured Poet in this issue of Stand. She came to the EK in 1991. Since completing a doctorate in Old Norse literature (Oxford, 2001) and holding a Research Fellowship at Girton College, she has worked at the Oxford English Dictionary and as a crisis centre volunteer. She is a Contributing Editor to the Caribbean Review of Books and a Contributing Advisor to Black Box Manifold, the University of Sheffield e-zine. She currently holds a Teaching Fellowship in Creative Writing at the University of Leeds. Her poetry books include No Traveller Returns (Salt, 2003), Person Animal Figure (Landfill, 2005), and The Undraining Sea (Egg Box, 2009).

Sebastian Barker's recent publications include Dannatio Memoriae: Erased from Memory (Enitharmon, 2004) The Matter of Europe (Menard, 2005), and Rowan Williams' Theology of Art & Other Essays (Edwin Mellen, 2009). He has served as Chairman of the Poetry Society (1988-1992) and Editor of The London Magazine (2002-2008) and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Neil Ferguson is the author of a collection of short fiction Bars of America (Abacus) and three novels: Putting Out, and English Weather He lives in London, W10.

Elizabeth Schott taught Art History for 12 years at several California universities, and has held a Fulbright Scholarship and Mellon Fellowship for work in Holland. She currently works as a Poet in the Schools and writes for the Santa Barbara Independent.

Augustus Young was born in Cork, Ireland, in 1943, worked in London as an epidemiologist and now lives in France. He has published numerous collections of poetry, most recently Diversifications: Brecht, Mayakovsky and Me (Shearsman Books, 2009).

Lisa Pierce Flores grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia, and began her journalism career at a newspaper in Venezuala. Her book, The History of Puerto Rico will be published later this year.

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