Poetry | January 16, 2016

Irish Goodbye by Dylan Weir


Dylan Weir is a Chicagoan and MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he teaches creative writing. He holds an MA with distinction in Literature from DePaul. He has work in (or forthcoming): The Boiler, Rhino, Rust+Moth, Word Riot, decomP & others. Dylan is Co-Editor of Interviews & Reviews at Devil’s Lake. Dylan’s MFA thesis at Wisconsin is being directed by Amaud Jamaul Johnson.

Poetry | January 16, 2016

Deluxe Moments by Sarah J. Sloat


Sarah J. Sloat lives in Frankfurt, Germany, a stone’s throw from Schopenhauer’s grave. Her poems and prose have appeared in West Branch, Hayden’s Ferry Review and Beloit Poetry Journal. Sarah’s chapbook of poems on typefaces and texts, ‘Inksuite,’ is available from Dancing Girl Press, which will also publish ‘Heiress to a Small Ruin’ in 2016.

Poetry | January 16, 2016

Downward by Samuel Hovda

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Samuel Hovda was born and raised in rural Minnesota. He now attends the MA program in Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Cleaver Magazine, Contrary Magazine, Noble / Gas Qtrly, and elsewhere. You can find him at SamuelHovda.com and on Twitter @SamuelHovda.

Poetry | January 16, 2016

Ode To Bob Marley, Ending in Inheritance by Malcolm Friend


Malcolm Friend is a poet and CantoMundo fellow originally from the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. He received his BA from Vanderbilt University, where he was the 2014 recipient of the Merrill Moore Prize for Poetry, and is an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a 2014 recipient of a Talbot International Award for Writing. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as La Respuesta magazine, the Fjords Review’s Black American Edition, Alicante’s Información, fields magazine, The Acentos Review, Pretty Owl Poetry, and elsewhere.

Poetry | January 16, 2016

Tiny Enterprise by Tasha Cotter

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Tasha Cotter is the author of the poetry collections Some Churches (Gold Wake Press, 2013), That Bird Your Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2013), and Girl in the Cave (Tree Light Books, 2016). Winner of the 2015 Delphi Poetry Series, her work has appeared in journals such as Contrary Magazine, NANO fiction, and Booth. In 2015 she was named runner-up in the Carnegie Center’s Next Great Writer contest. A contributor to Women in Clothes (Blue Rider Press, 2014), The Poets on Growth Anthology (Math Paper Press, 2015), and the 2017 Poet’s Market (Writer’s Digest Books), she makes her home in Lexington, Kentucky where she works in higher education.

Poetry | December 16, 2015

Two Poems by Marlin Jenkins

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Marlin M. Jenkins was born and raised in Detroit and is a poetry student in University of Michigan’s MFA program. His writings have been given homes by The Journal, Yemassee, The Puritan, and CURA, among others. You can find him online at marlinmjenkins.tumblr.com and @Marlin_Poet.

Poetry | December 16, 2015

Two Poems by Matthew Gellman

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Matthew Gellman is an MFA candidate at Columbia University. His work is featured or forthcoming in Gravel, DIALOGIST, Lambda Literary’s Poetry Spotlight, Poetry Quarterly and Two Peach, among other publications.

Poetry | December 16, 2015



Zoe Dzunko is the author of four chapbooks, most recently SELFLESS (TAR, 2016) and is a doctoral student in Creative Writing at Deakin University. She is the Poetry Editor of The Lifted Brow and in 2014 she founded Powder Keg Magazine, an online poetry quarterly, with Sarah Jean Grimm. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House (The Open Bar), Guernica, Prelude, Twelfth House et al. She is online at: zoedzunko.tumblr.com

Poetry | December 16, 2015

Have Fun on Your Road Trip through the End of the World with this Complimentary Map by Su Cho

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Su Cho is currently an IU MFA Candidate in Poetry and serves as the Associate Editor at Indiana Review. She has received her BA in English, Creative Writing, and Psychology from Emory University, and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Star 82 Review, Sugaredwater, and Crab Ochard Review.

Poetry | December 16, 2015

Two Poems by Rebecca Bornstein


Rebecca Bornstein holds an MFA from North Carolina State University. Her work appears in Yellow Chair Review, Hobart, Banango Street, and elsewhere. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon.