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Winter 2004 / 2.42

Very Particular Noise: An Interview With August Kleinzahler
Frivolous Parasol: A Test Case
little black book
Lost Stoma Fragments
Review: The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film
Tilden Lake
Selection from Da Vinci’s Inquest, Episode 42, “Banging on the Wall”
Before the Beginning: The Making of The Bitter Ash
Scene from Untitled Von Gloeden Project
COVER: Still from The Bitter Ash, 1963


GUY R. BEINING's The Compact Duchamp, Amp after Amp came out last year via Chapultepec Press and two more sections from Measuring the Night will be out later this year from Marimbo Press. From the surrealist magazine UR VOX, 100 images from his A Beckett Silhouette can be viewed at w.w.w.urvox.net.

City of Vancouver Mayor LARRY CAMPBELL continues to consult for the Gemini award-winning television series Da Vinci's Inquest. He established the first Vancouver District Coroner's office in 1981 and was appointed BC Chief Coroner in 1996.

MARK COCHRANE teaches writing and literature at Kwantlen University College, occasionally reviews books for the Vancouver Sun, and studies law at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of Boy Am I (Wolsak & Wynn 1995) and Change Room (Talonbooks 2000). He lives in Vancouver.

BRIAN CULLEN is a writer living in Argenta, BC. His work has appeared previously in West Coast Line and Rampike.

BRETT ENEMARK is a bricoleur of identities writing poems and stories on and off since 1970. Immigrating to Vancouver from Prince George in 1965, he is currently the invention of two eight-year-old girls adopted from China. He teaches film history and aesthetics at Simon Fraser University.

CHRIS HADDOCK is the Series Creator, Writer, and Executive Producer of Canada's top-rated dramatic series, Da Vinci's Inquest. Haddock also created The Handler, a new prime time series for CBS. He is currently developing a crime noir musical, two features, and an HBO movie.

BRUCE LABRUCE's films include No Skin Off My Ass, Super 8 1/2, and Hustler White. LaBruce is a photographer and columnist for magazines such as Honcho and Inches and was recently named a contributing editor to New York's Index Magazine. He has two books, The Reluctant Pornographer, his premature memoirs, from Gutter Press, and Ride, Queer, Ride, a survey of his work from Plug-In Books.

BOB SHERRIN is a writer and visual artist who has published and exhibited his work in Canada, the U.S., Scotland, Switzerland, and India. He lives in Burnaby, BC and teaches in the Humanities Division of Capilano College in North Vancouver.

LOLA TOSTEVIN has published five collections of poetry, one collection of critical essays and two novels. A sixth collection of poems, Site-Specific Poems, of which "Tilden Lake" is an excerpt, was recently published by Mercury Press. She is working on a third novel.

MICHAEL TURNER is a Vancouver-based writer of fiction, screenplays and art criticism.