JANET BUCK is a six-time Pushcart Nominee. Her poetry has recently appeared in CrossConnect, Poetry Magazine.com, Offcourse, Stirring, The Pedestal Magazine, Runes, Niederngasse, Southern Ocean Review, Ariga, Facets Magazine, and hundreds of journals worldwide. In 1999, Newton's Baby Press published her first print collection entitled Calamity's Quilt. Buck's work is forthcoming in The Montserrat Review, PoetryBay, Recursive Angel, Red River Review, Coelacanth, and Zuzu's Petals Quarterly. Janet's second print collection, Tickets to a Closing Play, was the winner of the 2002 Gival Press Poetry Award; the book is scheduled for publication in 2003.