ANETRA CLARK, a.ka. "Beatnik Barbie", resides in Lansing, Michigan. She is heavily influenced by Philosophy, Surrealism, Beat Generation Literature, Punk Rock, Bebop Jazz, Independent Films and her own insanity. She is the author of the soon to be published book of poetry "Explorations of the Diamond Mind" (Six Gallery Press). She is also the Drummer/Singer of the all female Indie Band "Beatnik Barbie" and a Features Editor for "Get underground".