ISSUE ONE: Inaugural Issue
Available April 1, 2016


POETRY

KIMBERLY GREY

DOROTHEA LASKY
You Thought
Is It a Burden

JERICHO BROWN
Independence

SANDRA SIMONDS
Dear Diary,

EMILY KENDAL FREY

  • During That Time I Was Doing a Lot of Deep Work with Women

ILIANA ROCHA
Tabloid for the Black Dahlia
Tabloid for JonBenét Ramsey

MONICA SOK
Strategy Against Dying

SAFIYA SINCLAIR
Autobiography
August in the Country of Another

KAVEH AKBAR
Desunt Nonnulla
Love Poem
Wild Pear Tree

SARAH ELAINE SMITH
Fat-Necked Singer
Memoir

MONTREUX ROTHOLTZ
Arm

ANDREW MICHAEL ROBERTS
Letters, Unwritten

LAURA KASISCHKE
One World at a Time

SARAH MESSER
Address to a Flowering Field
Stutter

JOSEPH MASSEY
On the Solstice

ZACH SAVICH
[Presently blackbirds]

ROBYN SCHIFF
The Action of Worms

RAE ARMANTROUT
Seams
Echoes
Refresh

SHANE MCCRAE

HAI-DANG PHAN
The Late Eddie Adams

RICK BAROT
Girl Carrying Ladder

SARAH BLAKE
The Body
How the Knots Made Me
Fire Mountain from the Deadly Journey

 

ALISON D. MONCRIEF BROMAGE
About Silence

WENDY XU
I Must Change My Form

CHRISTOPHER DEWEESE
Sucked Out
Soul to Squeeze

ERICA BERNHEIM

  • The Correct and Meaningful Installation of Accurate Sprinklers and Terror

NOELLE KOCOT
Sense of Entitlement
Insomnia for a Month

ADAM CLAY
In Process Without You

LO KWA MEI-EN
The Diamond Rule

CAROLINA EBEID
Passerine

G.C. WALDREP
Neither Winter Nor a Golden Dust
Epithet
Testimony 

DORA MALECH
as[k]
[   ]or[  ]ask[    ]

JESSICA FISHER
Speedwell
The Voice
 

  • YI LEI
  • from Love's Dance
    translated from Chinese by Changtai Bi and Tracy K. Smith

JOHN GALLAHER

  • Sometimes I Find the Idea of the Sun Expanding and Swallowing the Earth Comforting, Sometimes It Makes Me Sad

TED MATHYS
Night Bloom
Primate House

JEFFREY MCDANIEL
The Bottom of My Hourglass
My Adobe Bouquet

APRIL BERNARD
Across the Lawn

EMILY PÉREZ
Ambition

CAROLINE MANRING
One Day I Will Tell You What I Know

CYNTHIA CRUZ
The Porcelain Room

  • Self-Portrait with Face Covered in Tiny White Diamonds

HENRY ISRAELI

  • The Life and Death Machine 

FICTION

SABRINA ORAH MARK

ANNIE JOSEY
Jill

MICHAEL MARTONE

  • from The Collected Writings of Art Smith, the Bird Boy of Fort Wayne, Edited by Michael Martone
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REGINALD MCKNIGHT
Spit Shine

POROCHISTA KHAKPOUR
The Pariah and I

DAVID JAMES POISSANT
First Day
 

NONFICTION

DAVID STUART MACLEAN
Golden Friendship Club

URSULA VILLARREAL-MOURA

JOSIP NOVAKOVICH
Timing

MARY PEELEN
Draw

DANA LEVIN

FILM

J.M. TYREE

DOROTHEA LASKY in conversation
with MICHAEL DUMANIS

RAE ARMANTROUT in conversation with KATY LEDERER

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  • COVER ART

  • SIMEN JOHAN
  • Untitled #32, from Until the Kingdom Comes