ANGELA ASBELL (a.k.a. Madame Chaos) is pursuing her M.A. in Composition & Rhetoric at CSUSB despite crippling fee hikes.  She has worked as a Writing Center tutor for four years; next year she will be the director of the campus LGBT Resource Center.  Issue 2 of Bitch King is available by request: email


SERKAN GORKEMLI is a doctoral candidate in Rhetoric and Composition at Purdue University. His research interests are minority and cultural rhetorics, the globalization of discourses and digital technologies, and social and methodological implications thereof. He has taught various composition courses at Purdue, and he will be teaching Multimedia Writing this fall.


BRIAN HOULE is a doctoral student in English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  He teaches first-year writing and a technology practicum for teachers; he also serves as computer technology coordinator and webmaster for the Writing Program.  His studies include technology and pedagogy and new media composition.


ALEX KIMBALL studies a variety of subjects from medieval studies (particularly Robin Hood studies) to gender and sexuality at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


MARSHALL KITCHENS is an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Communication at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, where he teaches First-Year Composition, Multicultural Communication, Ethnographic Writing, and Digital Culture.


LINDSEY LARKIN works as a counselor and youth program assistant at Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center serving queer youth from the Detroit area. In Fall 2004, she’ll start a graduate program in Public Health at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, focusing on health issues facing the trans community.


HEIDI MCKEE is a doctoral student in English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her work has appeared in Computers and Composition, College Composition and Communication, and Pedagogy. She is currently editing the collection Digital Writing Research: Methodologies, Technologies, and Ethical Issues.  Her interests include composition pedagogies and methodologies, the dynamics of online communication, and multimodal web authoring. 


THOMAS PEELE is an Assistant Professor of English at Boise State University, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and writing.  His work has appeared in a variety of journals including the Journal of Basic Writing and JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory.