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Two Poems by Catherine Gonick


Catherine Gonick’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, Pivot, Crack the Spine, Ginosko, Amarillo Bay, Sukoon and Soul-Lit. She won the Ina Coolbrith Memorial Prize for Poetry and was a finalist in the National Ten-Minute Play Contest with the Actors Theatre of Louisville. As part of a startup company that turns organic waste into energy through green technology, she divides her time between New York and California.

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Magic by Tiana Clark

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Tiana Clark is a Pushcart Prize nominee living and performing in Nashville, Tennessee. She studies at Middle Tennessee State University’s Writer’s Loft program and The Porch Writer’s collective. Her poems have appeared in Southwestern Review, All The Livelong Day: Motif Anthologies, Volume 3, The Raven Chronicles and The Nashville Arts Magazine, among others. Links to her work and future readings can be found at

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Docks by Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco


Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco lives in California’s Central Valley with her husband, son, and a big black dog. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Hobart, Right Hand Pointing, decomP, The Tule Review, Paper Nautilus, and Star 82 Review, among others.

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Semblance by Sandra Marchetti


Sandra Marchetti is the author of Confluence, a debut full-length collection of poetry forthcoming from Sundress Publications. Eating Dog Press also published an illustrated edition of her essays and poetry, A Detail in the Landscape, and her first volume, The Canopy, won Midwest Writing Center’s Mississippi Valley Chapbook Contest. Sandy won Second Prize in Prick of the Spindle’s 2014 Poetry Open and her work appears in The Journal, Subtropics, The Hollins Critic, Sugar House Review, Mid-American Review, Thrush Poetry Journal, Green Mountains Review, South Dakota Review, Phoebe, Southwest Review, and elsewhere.

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Yearbook by Deonte Osayande


Deonte Osayande is a writer from Detroit, Mi. His work has appeared in over a dozen publications including Prime Number Magazine, The Missing Slate and Camroc Press Review. He has a new chapbook of poetry entitled Cover the Sky With Crows (ELJ Publications) due out in 2015. He is currently a writer in residence with the Inside Out Detroit Literary Arts Project and is an English Professor at Wayne County Community College.

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16, Shanghai by Kristin Chang


Kristin Chang lives in Cupertino, California, where she procrastinates professionally and has been rejected 54 times. Her work is forthcoming in Winter Tangerine Review.

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Two Poems by Jonathan Dubow

Jonathan Dubow lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He has recent work in Axolotl, Horse Less Review, Phantom Limb and elsewhere.

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Choreography by Sarah Sgro


Sarah Sgro recently received her B.A. in creative writing from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. Currently, she works as an editorial intern at Guernica and reads poetry submissions for Weave. This is her first publication.

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Two Poems by Carrie Murphy


Carrie Murphy is the author of the poetry collection PRETTY TILT (Keyhole Press, 2012) and the chapbook, MEET THE LAVENDERS (Birds of Lace, 2011). Her second full-length book, FAT DAISIES, is forthcoming from Big Lucks Books. She received an MFA from New Mexico State University. Originally from Baltimore, MD, Carrie works as a teacher, freelance writer, and doula in Albuquerque, NM.

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East River Mermaid by Brigit Kelly Young


Brigit Kelly Young was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan and now lives in New York City. Her fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in Gabby Journal, The Common, 2River View, Midwestern Gothic and Eclectica Magazine, among others. Links to her work can be found at

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