Reviews | November 16, 2015

Ocean Beach by Frank Cassese

My reviews have appeared in Electric Literature, Verbicide, Marginalia, Entropy, 3AM Magazine, Heavy Feather Review, Word Riot, Spinetingler Magazine, Crimespree, and other print and online venues.

Reviews | October 16, 2015

Failure Lyric by Kristina Marie Darling


Carlo Matos has published several books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, including The Secret Correspondence of Loon & Fiasco (Mayapple Press) and It’s Best Not to Interrupt Her Experiments (forthcoming Negative Capability Press). He has also published in many journals like Iowa Review, Boston Review, and Rhino. By day, Carlo teaches writing at the City Colleges of Chicago and the Rooster Moans Poetry Coop, by night, he trains cage fighters and kickboxers. After hours he can be found entertaining clients at the Chicago Poetry Bordello. He blogs at Follow him on twitter @CarloMatos46.

Reviews | October 16, 2015

Cartographies of Scale (and Wing) by Anca Vlasopolos


Brennan Burnside’s work has been featured most recently in Gold Dust, 3Elements Review, Lyre Lyre, Queen’s Head, lux and Lost Coast Review. His chapbook, Room Studies, is on sale from Dink Press. He lives and works near Philly and blogs at

Reviews | September 16, 2015

The Motion by Lucy K Shaw


Greg Letellier is a Pushcart Prize nominated fiction writer, book reviewer, and teacher living in Boston, MA. He is the author of two story collections Paper Heart: Love Stories and Carpe Noctum, (2015, Thought Catalog), and his chapbook Karaoke: An Essay won the 2015 Be About It Press Chapbook Contest. His work is featured in an array of places, such as The Bicycle Review, Extract(s), HOUSEFIRE, Ray’s Road Review, and on The Flexible Persona Podcast. Most recently, he was awarded a Martin Dibner Fellowship by the Maine Writers’ and Publishers’ Alliance. He tweets at @gregletellier.

Reviews | August 15, 2015

Imago for the Fallen World by Matthew Cooperman and Marius Lehene

M. Cooper is an inland empire poet, PoetrIE member, CSUSB MFA Graduate, Veteran, and parent to two great sons: Markus & Jonathan.

Reviews | July 16, 2015

Dog Men by Alana Noel Voth


Christopher Santantasio is a native of New York’s Hudson Valley whose writing has appeared in Necessary Fiction, Music Educator’s Journal, and elsewhere. He lives with his partner in Philadelphia, where he teaches music lessons to kids who learn differently. He blogs about fiction and LGBTQ issues, and tweets @CRSantantasio.”

Reviews | June 16, 2015

Music I Once Could Dance To by Roy J. Beckemeyer

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Al Ortolani’s poetry and reviews have appeared in journals such as Prairie Schooner, New Letters, and the New York Quarterly. He has published six books of poetry. His newest collection, Francis Shoots Pool at Chubb’s Bar, was released in February of 2015 by Spartan Press. He co-edits The Little Balkans Review, a regional journal out of southeast Kansas. Currently, he is teaching English in the Kansas City area and serves on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Writers Place. He performs his poems widely and is a member of the troupe White Buffalo Poetry and Blues.

Reviews | June 16, 2015

People on Sunday by Geoffrey G. O’Brien

James Eidson’s work has appeared in Sixth Finch, H_NGM_N, Forklift Ohio, Ampersand Review, Whiskey Island, and others. His reviews have appeared in MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Columbia Poetry Review, Word Riot, and others. He is an associate editor for Ghost Proposal and lives in Chicago.

Reviews | June 16, 2015

Shields & Shards & Stitches & Songs by Dan Beachy-Quick

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Chelsey Clammer has been published in The Rumpus, Essay Daily, The Water~Stone Review and Black Warrior Review among many others. She is the Essays Editor for The Nervous Breakdown and Founding Editor of Her first collection of essays, BodyHome, was released from Hopewell Publishing in Spring 2015. Her second collection of essays, There Is Nothing Else to See Here, is forthcoming from The Lit Pub, Summer 2015. You can read more of her writing at:

Reviews | June 16, 2015

Being Dead in South Carolina by Jacob White

Ryan Chamberlain has worked as a farmhand, teacher, roustabout, freelance writer, and busboy. He is currently a bookseller in upstate New York.