Panthera Leo, oil on panel, 48 in. x 72 in. See more work by Lina Tharsing.

Interview with Karin Gottshall, Winner of The Wheeler Prize

Karin Gottshall lives in Vermont and teaches at Middlebury College. Her first book, Crocus, won the Poets Out Loud prize and was published by Fordham University Press in 2007. She is also the author of three chapbooks—Flood Letters (Argos Books), … Continue reading

Posted on 03.25.14 // Read more

Interview with Poetry Editors Shelley Wong and Jenna Kilic

In preparation for the staff’s imminent departure to Seattle for AWP, Associate Poetry Editor David Winter sat down with Poetry Editors Shelley Wong and Jenna Kilic. Shelley and Jenna are both third-year students in The Ohio State University’s MFA Program … Continue reading

Posted on 02.23.14 // Read more

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Our current issue features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork from:

Lia Silver
Rebecca James
Safiya Sinclair
G.C. Waldrep
Lina Tharsing

and many more.

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