"Nepalese poet Yuyutsu R.D. Sharma is a widely traveled poet and translator who has read his work at the Poetry Cafe in London, the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry in Belfast, the Gunter Grass House in Bremen, the Nehru Centre in London and many other venues.
Yuyutsu Sharma has published seven poetry collections, including Annapurna Poems (Nirala, 2007) and Way to Everest: A Photographic and Poetic Journey to the Foot of Everest (Epsilonmedia, Germany, 2006). He has also translated several collections of Nepali poetry.
He currently edits the European journal Pratik: A Magazine of Contemporary Writing. His work can also be found at www.thecitypoetry.com/issue18 edited by Kathy Ireland Smith
Leonard Trawick is one of Northeast Ohio's preeminent poets and teachers. He taught at Cleveland State for 30 years and as professor emeritus is still active at CSU. He has edited over 120 books for the Cleveland State Poetry Center Series.
Leonard Trawick's poetry has appeared in over 40 magazines and anthologies. Beastmorfs, a collection of concrete and visual poems was published by CSU in 1994 and he has also written libretto for three operas." (christiguc)