Wanda Coleman is a former columnist for the Los Angeles Times
Magazine. Her fiction currently appears in Crab Orchard
Review, Fiction International, High Plains Literary
Review, Obsidian III, Other Voices and Zyzzyva.
New poems appear in 88: A Journal, Poetry International
and River Styx. Her books include Bathwater Wine (winner
of the 1999 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize), the novel Mambo Hips
& Make Believe and Mercurochrome: New Poems, a finalist in
the National Book Awards in 2001 (all Black Sparrow/David Godine).