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Kaddish

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Though her name evokes fabulism and dream-weaving, Jane Yolen is a literary renaissance woman. In this intimate, history-based poetry collection, she tackles the complicated subject of antisemitic persecution across the ages, and does so... Read More

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Philomath

by Matt Sutherland

Devon Walker-Figueroa is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a recipient of the New England Review’s Emerging Writer Award. Her work has been been published in Ploughshares, The Harvard Advocate, The Nation, New England... Read More

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rump + flank

by Matt Sutherland

Winnipeg native Carol Harvey Steski’s work has appeared in Room, Prairie Fire, FreeFall, Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology, and other publications. Once nominated for The Pushcart Prize, she lives in Toronto with her husband... Read More

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Spit

by Matt Sutherland

Daniel Lassell was raised in Kentucky with llamas and alpacas, and his poetry has been published in Prairie Schooner, Colorado Review, Southern Humanities Review, and several other publications. He is currently a resident of Colorado... Read More

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Small Altars

by Matt Sutherland

Along with her BA from Columbia College and an MFA from Chicago State University, Keli Stewart earned artist fellowships from Hedgebrook and the Augusta Savage Gallery Arts International Residency. Her work has appeared in Quiddity,... Read More

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Infinity Closet

by Matt Sutherland

The author of Monster Colloquia and In the Herald of Improbable Misfortunes, Robert Campbell has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He earned an MFA in poetry from Murray State University and an MS in library science from the... Read More

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The Survival Expo

by Matt Sutherland

An associate professor of English at Rhodes College, Caki Wilkinson lives in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the author of two other collections, Circles Where the Head Should Be and The Wynona Stone Poems. STICK MAN SONG You were born... Read More

Book Review

Dear Excavator

by Matt Sutherland

In this debut collection, Evan D. Williams tees up more than twenty new poems and a further two dozen that first appeared in journals like Borderlands and The Mud Season Review. THE POETS the poets write their words for their legs to... Read More

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