Reviews | April 18, 2016

I’m From Electric Peak by Bud Smith


Kenny Torrella’s fiction has appeared in NAILED, Oblong, and 101 Words. He lives in Washington, D.C. and spends his days working to prevent cruelty to farmed animals. Find him on Twitter @kennytorrella.

Reviews | March 16, 2016

Everything is Conditional Love Poems by Donavon Davidson

Donavon Davidson

Donavon Davidson is the author of Everything is Conditional Love Poems (Empty City Press, 2016). Davidson has also recently received a nomination for a Pushcart Prize from Clockhouse. His poems have appeared in many online and print journals, including: Spork, Clockhouse, Thirteen Myna Birds, Anti-, Stirring, Bird’s Thumb, Sink Review, InDigest, decomP, Black Heart, Dressing Room, Pirene’s Fountain, Identity Theory, ditch, FRiGG, Softblow, Juked, Pedestal, MiPOesias, Prick of the Spindle, Word Riot, and many others.

Reviews | February 15, 2016

Meaty by Samantha Irby

Art Edwards reviews have appeared in Salon, Colorado Review, The Los Angeles Review, The Collagist, JMWW, Entropy, Cigale Literary Magazine, The Rumpus, and The Nervous Breakdown.

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.