Pamela Uschuk is the author of two book of poems, the award-winning Finding Peaches in the Desert and One Legged Dancer published by Wings Press. A new collection, Scattered Risks, is due out in 2005 from Wings. Uschuk has also published several chapbooks of poems, including the award-winning Without Birds, Without Flowers, Without Trees (Flume Press, 8 printings), and her work has appeared in over two hundred journals and anthologies worldwide, including Poetry, Parnassus Review, Agni and Calyx.
Nessa O'Mahony was born in Dublin. Her poetry is collected as Bar Talk,* (Dublin, iTaLiCs Press, 1999); and Trapping a Ghost (Bristol, Bluechrome, 2005). In 1996 she was joint winner of the Kerry international Summer School Poetry Competition and was short-listed for The Patrick Kavanagh Award. In 1997 she won the National Woman's Poetry Competition and was short-listed for the Sunday Tribune / Hennessy New Irish Writing Award. She is editor of the online magazine Electric Acorn She lives in Wales.
Tobias Hill is the author of three collections of poetry: Year of the Dog (1995); Midnight in the City of Clocks (1996), influenced by his experiences living in Japan; and Zoo (1998), which coincided with his tenure as Poet in Residence at London Zoo as part of the Poetry Places scheme administered by the Poetry Society. He is also the author of an acclaimed collection of short stories, Skin (1997), which won the PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award.
Street's poetry includes 'Radio' and other poems (Rockingham Press 1999). Honest John, based on the life of John Clare, won the 1993 Central Television Drama Award for new writing. Beyond paradise, his one-man play on Charles Darwin, toured widely. His prose includes A concise history of British radio (Kelly Publications 2002), The Dymock poets (Seren Books 1995) and The wreck of the Deutschland (Souvenir Press 1992). He is Professor of Radio at Bournemouth University