Janet Buck is a six-time Pushcart Nominee. Her poetry has recently appeared in PoetryBay, CrossConnect, Poetry Magazine.com, Offcourse, MiPo, Stirring, Runes, Scrivener's Pen, Niederngasse, Kimera, Southern Ocean Review, Ariga, Facets Magazine, Three Candles, The Montserrat Review, and hundreds of journals worldwide. In 1999, Newton's Baby Press published her first print collection entitled Calamity's Quilt. Buck's work is forth-coming in Recursive Angel, Red River Review, The Pedestal Magazine, 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 release in October of 2003.