David Holper is the faculty advisor for the Seven Gill
Shark Review at the Eureka campus and coordinator of this web site. He teaches
a variety of composition, literature, and creative writing courses at CR.
He has published a book of poetry titled
64 Questions, and he
has published poems in many literary journals. His short stories have been
Grand Street, The New Virginia Review, Quarterly West,
and other literary quarterlies. He recently served as Guest Poetry Editor
Ken Letko was educated at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. He holds a BS, MA, and MFA and has taught writing at Bowling Green State University as a lecturer and at the Xian Foreign Languages Institute in the People’s Republic of China as a foreign expert. He was the editor-in-chief of the Mid-American Review from 1988 to 1991, and since then, he has continued with that journal as an advisory editor to present. From 1985 through 1998 he was the literary editor of Juggler’s World, the official journal of the International Jugglers Association. In 1995 he founded the Kerf, a poetry magazine for humanity and environment, at College of the Redwoods, in Crescent City, California. His writings have appeared in a number small press reviews and in three chapbooks, the most recent, All This Tangling, published by Mardi Gras Press of Louisiana.