Alex Cigale (New York, New York) has had work recently published in The Cafe, Colorado, North American Review, Drunken Boat, McSweeney's, Zoland Poetry, St. Petersburg Review and Tar River Poetry. His translations from Russian can be found in "Crossing Centuries: the New Generation in Russian Poetry" (Talisman House Publishers, 2000) and in other journals.

Cigale's poems "Emperor Ming and the Blood of Sunday" and "Moths Drawn to the Light Though Fire Destroy Them" appeared in Volume 1 Issue 5, and his poems "The Youth Who Wanted to Know What Fear Was" and "Marquetry: Exquisite Art of Fresco" appeared in Volume 1 Issue 6 of Apparatus Magazine.

May: Volume 1 Issue 11