Christine is a writer, actress, and educator who finds that myth gives her life
impetus. She is propelled by the beauty of the story and the message beneath
it - and this is expressed in her novel, ISMENE. She lives in Pennsylvania with
her husband Richard.
A few years after Alice fell down the rabbit hole, but before Dorothy was
swept from her aunt's farm by a tornado, the Dutch artist Isabella found her way
to the Land of Wonders. Unable now to return, she tries to give everyone a
glimpse of that world and places she visited.
Alexandra H. Olsen
Alexandra H. Olsen is Professor of Old and Middle English literature and
linguistics at the University of Denver. She teaches widely from the classical
period to modern fantasy and science fiction and has published five books and
many articles, primarily on Old English topics.
Roberta Payne was born in Denver, Colorado, and has received degrees in
classics, romance languages, and Comparative Literature from Stanford,
Harvard, and the University of Denver, respectively. Her literary translations
include several volumes of medieval poetry and short stories. In 2004, she
published (McGill-Queens) Selections of Modern Italian Poetry in
Translation. She taught Latin for 19 years at the University of Denver. She
is currently writing short stories of her own.
Rikki Santer, whose poems have appeared in various publications, including
Ms. Magazine, Poetry East, Alabama Literary Review, Potomac Review,
Margie, Asphodel, and Grimm, teaches literature classes and film studies in
Columbus, Ohio. Her poetry collection, Front Nine: A Biography of Place,
was published by Kulupi Press.
Lisa Stock is a writer and filmmaker living in New York City. She is the author
of the novella The Sun, and the online flash world of Through the Cobweb
Forest (collaboration with artist Connie Toebe). Other film work includes:
The Silent Nick and Nora, A: The Siren's Edda, Pandora's Box, and the
Film Odysseys - trailers and clips of which can be viewed on her website.