Poetry | September 16, 2015

Sequins by Smriti Verma


Smriti Verma’s poetry and fiction have appeared or forthcoming in Open Road Review, Alexandria Quarterly, the DoveTales anthology, and Young Poets Network. She is the recipient of Save The Earth Poetry Prize 2015 and was part of the Adroit Journal Mentorship Program 2015 and GKA Writing Studio. Apart from this, she enjoys working as a First Reader for Polyphony HS and Junior Editor at Siblini Journal.

Poetry | September 16, 2015

I Can’t Stop Writing About Men by Mary Stone


Mary Stone is the author of the poetry collections “One Last Cigarette” and “Mythology of Touch,” and a number of chapbooks, including “Honey and Bandages,” a collaborative chapbook written with Katie Longofono, and “The Dopamine Letters” (Hyacinth Girl Press). Her poetry and prose has appeared in a number of journals. Currently, she lives, writes, and teaches in St. Joseph, MO, where she co-edits the Stone Highway Review.

Poetry | September 16, 2015

Two Poems by Mary Jean Murphy

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Mary Jean Murphy holds a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU and is currently pursuing her MFA in Nonfiction Writing at Columbia University. She has given readings at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, and she is the recipient of a 2012 Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award. By day, she manages a martial arts school in Tribeca and takes long walks with her dog named Story. Find more of her work at www.maryjeanmurphy.com

Poetry | September 16, 2015

Two Poems by Patrick Dundon

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Patrick Dundon is an MFA candidate at Syracuse University where he serves as a poetry editor for Salt Hill. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Poor Claudia, Smoking Glue Gun and elsewhere.

Poetry | September 16, 2015

Three Poems by Emily J. Cousins


Emily J. Cousins lives, teaches, and writes in Denver, CO. Her poems have appeared in Saltfront, the Sugar House Review, [PANK], and elsewhere.

Poetry | September 16, 2015

Two Poems by Brianna Albers


Brianna Albers is a poet, writer, and storyteller, located in the Minneapolis suburbs. A student at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, she is currently studying psychology and the philosophy of literature. While her work can be found in The James Franco Review, apt, and Winter Tangerine, among others, she is currently compiling a collection of her poetry; her début chapbook is forthcoming, hopefully. Her fingers are crossed.

Poetry | August 15, 2015

Two Poems by Satarah Wheeler

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Satarah Wheeler is a MFA candidate at The University of Kansas. Her current poetic interests include building a giant city out of high-powered telescopes one poem at a time. Her work appears in Midwestern Gothic, Moon City Review, Cave Region Review, Elder Mountain: A Journal of Ozarks Studies and others. She was raised in Branson, MO.

Poetry | August 15, 2015

Two Poems by Deanna Paul


Deanna Paul is a New York City attorney by way of Miami Beach, Florida. Though a full time lawyer, she has spent the last two years taking writing courses at New York University’s School of Continuing Professional Studies and Gotham Writers and poetry workshops through UCLA Extension, Brooklyn Poets, and Poets House. This is her first poetry publication.

Poetry | August 15, 2015

Two Poems by C.T. McGaha


C.T. McGaha is a writer from Charlotte, North Carolina. His work has previously appeared in Potluck Mag, 90s Meg Ryan, and others. When he’s not writing, he’s reading apocryphal texts from the early Desert Fathers or driving around town listening to Modest Mouse.

Poetry | August 15, 2015

Two Poems by Safwan Khatib


Safwan Khatib is from Indianapolis, Indiana and currently lives in New York City where he is an undergraduate student at Columbia University. His poetry most recently appears in The Adroit Journal.