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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...

"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...

October 15, 2019

"A Very Thin Line" Review

by Neel Trivedi

"Three gunshots rang through the air, causing me to stumble and lose one of my shoes. My front tooth hit the pavement..."

The lines above would have fit like a glove had they been from a fictional tale of suspense and action. But...

September 5, 2019

Synthesis of the Daleks: A Formula for 55 Years of Fear
by Christopher Horrocks

“I thought you’d run out of ways to make me sick. But hello again.”

— The Doctor, “Asylum of the Daleks”, Doctor Who

     Few elements in a work of fiction can escape incorporating influences...

June 7, 2019

We Paid in Freedom:

Justin Hunter on the Creation of Graphite Docs

Feature for Rhythm & Bones

Justin Hunter, founder of Graphite, in conversation with Tianna G. Hansen

I first met Justin in my Master of Fine Arts program and back then, he was a writer with a passion for d...

March 4, 2019

REVIEW: 'Full of Becomings' - Puritan U by Kristin Garth

(by Alex Smith)

Fresh from recent success with the visceral ‘Shakespeare for Sociopaths’ and the stark ‘Pensacola Girls’, Kristin Garth now brings us her most personal writing to date. A forensic examination of las...

November 15, 2018

A Novel Idea: Newlyweds Bring a Niche Philly-based Bookstore to the Lit Community

Tianna G. Hansen // Rhythm & Bones Press


Christina Rosso & Alexander Schneider // A Novel Idea

Christina Rosso & Alexander Schneider

Tianna G. Hansen:  First off, I must thank you both f...

October 31, 2018

Faceless Monstrosities & the Horror Narrative: Decentering Humanity in Moby Dick and Alien

an essay

by Neil Patrick Connelly

Consider the white whale. And beside him, the xenomorph, sometime resident of exomoon LV-426. Both appear to be faceless, inscrutable blanks, and y...

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