Poetry | June 21, 2016

1974 by Raisa Imogen


Raisa Imogen was born in Portland, Oregon, grew up in Chicago, and is currently a student at Bowdoin College. Her poems and essays can be found at The Kenyon Review, Best Poem, The Manifest-Station, The Bowdoin Orient, and at www.raisaimogen.net.

Poetry | June 21, 2016

Self-Portrait with Pesticide by Karla Lamb

Karla Lamb earned a B.A. in poetry from GVSU, where she served as a copy-editor for Fishladder and as a contributor for INwriting newsletter. Her poetry has appeared in Pittsburgh City Paper, Voices from the Attic Vol. XIX, Runaway Hotel, Brooklyn-based A Women’s Thing Magazine, and Pittsburgh Poetry Review. She is a current MFA candidate in Carlow University’s Creative Writing program. Lamb edits for After Happy Hour Review and curates DOUBLE MIRЯOR EXHIBIT.

Poetry | June 21, 2016

Fragments Toward a Metaphysics of Southwestern Canada by Jackson Holbert


Jackson Holbert’s work has appeared in Vinyl, Muzzle, Thrush, Gulf Stream, and the minnesota review, among others. He is an undergraduate at Brandeis University and a poetry editor at the Adroit Journal.

Poetry | June 21, 2016

Two Poems by Courtney Gustafson


Courtney Gustafson is a poet & writer living in Tucson, Arizona. Her work has appeared in Alternating Current, Synaesthesia Magazine, Rust + Moth, and elsewhere. Her first chapbook, Unapology, was the winner of Dirty Chai’s Dirty Chaps Chapbook Competition and is forthcoming fall 2016.

Poetry | June 21, 2016

Three Poems by Benjamin DeVos

Benjamin DeVos is a 23-year-old writer from Philadelphia. His collect ‘Madness Has a Moment and Then Vanishes Before Returning Again’ is forthcoming this summer with Dostoyevsky Wannabe.

Poetry | June 21, 2016

Two Poems by Laura Buccieri


Laura Buccieri is living in New York where they are an MFA student in Poetry at The New School. Their work is published or is forthcoming in Prelude, Potluck, Nourrir, and FORTH Magazine.

Poetry | May 16, 2016

Rabbit of No Material Character by Jonathan Aprea


Jonathan Aprea is an MFA candidate in poetry at Syracuse University, where he’s a poetry editor for Salt Hill Journal. You can find his work in Prelude Magazine, Western Beefs of North America, Atlas Review and elsewhere. He’s on the web at jonathanaprea.com

Poetry | May 16, 2016

Two Poems by Derek Graf

Derek Graf received his MFA from Oklahoma State University and will begin working on his PhD at the University of Kansas this fall. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Booth, Portland Review, Radar Poetry, Foothill, and other journals. His chapbook, What the Dying Man Asked Me, is available from ELJ Publications.

Poetry | May 16, 2016

As Before by Nkosi Nkululeko


Nkosi Nkululeko, the 2016 NYC Youth Poet Laureate, is a Callaloo Fellow. He has been nominated for the Independent Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize. Nkosi’s work is currently published in VINYLpoetryandprose, No Token, decomP, and elsewhere. He lives in Harlem, New York. You can reach Nkosi at musicmannkosi@gmail.com

Poetry | May 16, 2016

South Beach by Siobhan Phillips

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Siobhan Phillips’s poems have appeared in The Yale Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Prelude, Ladowich, and other journals. She teaches at Dickinson College.