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April 20, 2020

'Poppies' collage by Mustafah Greene, (IG @notmufasa)

The Arc of the Moral Universe is Long and Bends Toward Conflation

by Yania Padilla


Yania is a 2020 Cantomundo fellow, associate editor for Frontier poetry, and suicide prevention SME. Her work...

March 19, 2020

I've been seeking words for days. I come up empty. On Monday, I learned I've been indefinitely laid off (with hope that once the pandemic passes, my place of work will reopen their doors). I've seen this happening widespread. The week before, I postponed book launch ev...

February 12, 2020

Review of The Uncertainty of Light:

Poems by Alana Saltz

By Kerry Kijewski

"Apparently, there’s

a theory of infinity

where the same events repeat

again and again, indefinitely.

A big bang–

hot matter collides.

Life is born on this planet then dies."


From the first poem, the c...

January 15, 2020


found poems* & art 


Stuart Buck 

some dreadful bodies/our disaster at the seashore

the emperor continued singing

until he had finished his song

it is likely that we’re caught

and that all of us will die

things left behind

prevailing winds in Campania

remnants o...

January 11, 2020

Slayerhood & Sacrifice: Vanessa Maki speaking about her upcoming release ‘the chosen one’ (Animal Heart Press)

I’m speaking today with Elisabeth Horan, Founding Editor of Animal Heart Press and the poet Vanessa Maki, who is releasing her first print poetry collection ‘t...

"Smoking with Ghosts in the Rain"

pastel by Jacob Browne

*artist statement & bio below*

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Ramblings of a Ghost

creative nonfiction by Michael Hendricks

My best friend spends his days rotting in a forest somewhere in Northern Ireland. “It’s home,” his husband says, rolli...

December 31, 2019




The end of the year always offers a time of reflection for everyone. All we have accomplished, maybe things we wish we hadn’t accomplished, goals we set for ourselves that we achieved...

November 24, 2019

 Cover Art by Stuart Buck 

Issue 6: Love 

"The Best Kind of Crabs"

Carly Madison Taylor

"Intimacy with White Snake"

Ellen Huang

"Healing", "Possessed",

"Woman as Anchor, Taken for Granted"*

Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon


Salam Wosu


K.B. Carle


Claire Fi...

November 24, 2019

Photo by Gean Montoya on Unsplash 

“Does She Ask Who I Am?” 

I know my place

Keep me centered

and I’ll make this

ledge a home


I don’t need half

Just a taste

You will belong

in everything I know

Painted with care

Flat and


Always colorful

You see yourself

I se...

November 24, 2019

Joining us today to share about her writing and her own editorial business is Raven Eckman, founder of A New Look on Books

1. Thank you for joining us, Raven. Tell us a little about you and your background, how you got into writing and editing.

In truth I hated reading...

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