Shampoo 3 – Contributors

S H A M P O O 3


Aaron Belz
subsists on a diet of Pepsi One and string cheese at his lovely home in St. Louis, Missouri. he has therefore lost 20 pounds in three months & is now able to wear designer jeans that were formerly deemed “way too small” by his wife Rebecca. his work has appeared in Exquisite Corpse, Mudfish, Jacket, and Gulf Coast. he teaches writing at Fontbonne College and maintains an archive of his new work at

Jumper Bloom
lives with her grandma, but hopes to move–soon (“Sorry, Nana.”). “Party of Year” comes from playing around with an Associated Press article by David Longstreath.

David Baratier’s poems are anthologized in “American Poetry: the Next Generation” (Carnegie Mellon University Press) and “Clockpunchers: Poetry of the American Workplace”
(Partisan Press). collections include: “A Run of Letters” (Poetry New York) and “The Fall Of Because” (Pudding House). an epistolary and prose novel, “In It What’s in It” is forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil. he is the founder and editor of Pavement Saw Press, as well as editor of “Hands Collected: The Books of Simon Perchik (Poems 1949-1999).”

Janet I. Buck
has left good poems all over the place. two of them have been
nominated for this year’s Pushcart Prize in Poetry and she is a recent recipient of The H.G. Wells Award for Literary Excellence. her first print collection, entitled “Calamity’s Quilt,” was recently released, and Art Villa Records is soon to release Janet’s first audio CD entitled “Before the Rose.”

Sean Cole’s work has appeared in DAD, The East Village, and Can we have our ball back?. his first chap-book, “By the Author,” was published by Boog Literature last year. he works at WBUR, an NPR member station in Boston.

Michael County
is the editor of DAD. he lives and writes in Dorchester, Massachusetts & has no known aliases.

R.M. Cunningham
resides in Somerville, Massachusetts. she works in communications at Harvard School of Public Health, and has an upcoming project entitled ‘Not/Slam Poetry/Sham.’

Catherine Daly
apologizes for not broadening “Swan matches” into a more explicit comparison between the Wobblie milieu vis a vis conditions re: heroin trafficking in MacArthur Park in her (con)temporary home, Los Angeles.

Yuri Hospodar has one long-out-of-print book, “To You in Your Closets,” to his credit, and poems in some magazines and an anthology or two. he has lived in Boston, San Francisco, and Prague. currently he is in Boston again. he hopes someday to escape the US once more, but in the meantime dulls the Amurkin experience with copious applications of beer and affection from his cat.

Susanna Kittredge
loves her new combo kitty-cat/snooze alarm. she lives in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Peitso H. Laurinen is a happy I.T. freak waging a silent war against oppression and injustice. he lived in the USA from 1994 to 2000 and has recently moved back to Helsinki, Finland. he believes in “freedom and the power of love” and is a fabulous deejay.

Cassie Lewis has been published in magazines including P.N.Review, Meanjin, Heat, and Otis Rush. she has a chapbook out called ‘Song for the Quartet’ with Soup Press in Australia.

Sheila E. Murphy recently presented a series of readings and workshops at the Arvon Foundation at Totleigh-Barton, Devon, in the UK and was a featured performer at the annual Brisbane Writers Festival in Queensland, Australia. she also read at the Boston Poetry Conference 2000. she has authored numerous books of poetry, most recently “The Indelible Occasion” (Potes & Poets Press, 2000).

Curran Nault slept his way into SHAMPOO.

Suzy Saul
lives with the squirrels and the kitty cats and the ducks and all the other birds in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Marty A.S.
throws a damn good party.

Kirby Wright was born and raised in Honolulu. his great grandmother danced on the court of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV at Iolani Palace. Kirby once sold Don Ho a pork pie hat after Mr. Ho took a liking to it on a flight from Moloka’i to Oahu.

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