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BZ Niditch is a poet, playwright, fiction writer and teacher. His work is widely published in journals and magazines throughout the world, including:Columbia: A Magazine of Poetry and Art; The Literary Review; Denver Quarterly; HawaiiReview; LeGuepard (France); Kadmos (France); Prism International; Jejune (Czech Republic); Leopold Bloom (Budapest); Antioch Review; and Prairie Schooner, among others. His latest poetry collections are “Lorca at Sevilla”,”Captive Cities.” He lives in Brookline, Massachussetts.
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by BZ Niditch and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Helene Pilibosian (Watertown, Massachussetts) has had poetry appear in such magazines as The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Louisiana Literature, The Hollins Critic, North American Review, Seattle Review, Ellipsis, Weber: The Contemporary West, Poetry Salzburg Review, Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies as well as many anthologies. Some of her poems were finalists in literary competitions of journals such as NEW LETTERS, others won prizes and one recently placed first in the Lucidity Clarity Contest.
She has published the books Carvings from an Heirloom: Oral History Poems, the Writer’s Digest award-winning At Quarter Past Reality: New and Selected Poems, History’s Twists: The Armenians (honorable mention), My Literary Profile: A Memoir (honorable mention, New England Book Festival) and A New Orchid Myth from CreateSpace (honorable mention, Writer’s Digest). Helene’s early work has been cited in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature. She holds a degree in humanities from Harvard University. Formerly a writer/editor at The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, she now heads Ohan Press, which has published ten books, some of them mine. Visit Helene on the web HERE.
The following work is Copyright © 2015, and owned by Helene Pilibosian and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
A wiretap of the metropolis
Cloth stayed prim
So business bred
The seamstress rose at 5 a.m.
Business was taint