Mary Pomfret is an Australian writer with a particular interest in women’s writing. Mary has been published in a variety of literary magazines and is currently working on her novel Mother Superior’s Garden Party. She was born in Manchester U.K and migrated to Australia as a child.
Lynne Knight is the author of three full-length collections, Dissolving Borders, which won a Quarterly Review of Literature prize in 1996; The Book of Common Betrayals, which won the Dorothy Brunsman Award from Bear Star Press in 2002; and Night in the Shape of a Mirror, published by David Robert Books in 2006.
Lynn Strongin was born in NYC 1939, the last year of the Dirty Thirties, rto parents or European Jewish parents. Grew up in a rich cultural atmosphere. Polio at age 12 left her in a wheelchair, helped her develop her inner world. Fourteen published books as of this spring, she is a four time Pushcart Poetry Prize nominee, editor of THE SORROW PSALMS:A Book of Twentieth Century Elegy (University of Iowa Press, 2006).
Lisa Zaran is an American poet and essayist. She is the author of six collections including The Blondes Lay Content and the sometimes girl, the latter of which is the focus of a translation course which is being taught at Haupt- und Realschule Grossheide which is located in Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen) in North-Western Germany.