Welcome to Ygdrasil, a Journal of the Poetic Arts. Ygdrasil is dedicated
to providing the best in Modern International Poetry and Literature. Ygdrasil is a monthly
Publication and welcomes submission from around the world. To submit poetry, short stories
or plays, please send an email to the address below.
Klaus Gerken, EDITOR and Founder
Heather Ferguson, Production Editor
Mois Benarroch, European Editor -- specializing in Hebrew and Spanish submissions
Michael Collings, Contributing Editor
Oswald Le Winter, Contributing Editor
Michael Parker, Site Banner Design 2011
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The Puritan: Ottawa's Literary Prose Journal
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Sandy Shreve Poetry homepage
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Editor and Founder of Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts
Klaus Gerken, born Cuxhaven, Germany, 1949. Came to Canada age 9,
1958. First published work, Dynasty 1968. Since then over 200 titles, Poems, Plays and
Novels. Many available on this site. Editor and Founder of Ygdrasil, A Journal of the
Poetic Arts (1993). Residence: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Mois Benarroch was born in 1959 in Tetuan/Morocco, between
Tangier and Gibraltar. He grew up in a mixture of cultures and
languages, Spanish being his mother tongue, attending a French school,
hearing the Arabic of the streets and praying in Hebrew. In 1972 He
emigrated to israel, and lives since then in Jerusalem.
Published books in Hebrew: The Immigrant's Lament (poetry) 1994. The
Coming Book (prose) 1997. The Bread And The Dream (poetry) 1998.
His poems and prose have been published in numerous publications in
Israeli literary magazines, and international magazines, recently in
Ygdrasil, Perihelion, Miller's Pond, Revue Europe, Emotions, Xero, The
Poet's Guild Quarterly, Poetry magazine. His works have
been published in hebrew, spanish, french and english. He writes in
Hebrew, Spanish and English. He is Ygdrasil's European editor,
and has e-published a book in Ygdrasil titled 'Moben's Poems' in English. His first novel
'Benshawen' will be published in 1999. And a book of poems in Spanish
will be published by Esquio in Spain.
Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts (c) Klaus J. Gerken
1993 - 2014
Current pages created by Klaus J. Gerken and Michael Parker (c) 2012 - 2014
Previous pages created by Klaus J. Gerken and Pedro Sena (c) 1997 - 2011
Previous pages created by Klaus J. Gerken and Igal Koshevoy (c) 1993 - 1996
Last revised: 4 April 2014.
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