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Two Poems photo
October 17, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

James Davis

"Faith" and "Arcade-Scented Candle"

Poem at Ten photo
October 15, 2019 | Poetry

Poem at Ten

Tamer Sa’id Mostafa

It is late, mid-July...

from Knock It Off photo
October 11, 2019 | Poetry

from Knock It Off

Tara Boswell-Ramirez

When your father and I found out you were a boy I remembered the time in my early twenties a co-worker at my first restaurant job... more

angel a.m. photo
October 9, 2019 | Poetry

angel a.m.

Louis Packard

soju smooch...

Hibernation photo
October 7, 2019 | Poetry


Lillian Sickler

in the poem ava wrote, the one...

Two Poems photo
October 3, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Emily Blair

"The Hen Who Pecked Her Children to Death" and "I Take My Partner to a Wedding"

Three Poems photo
September 26, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems

Fiona Helmsley

I kept my thoughts about Bitchface Becky to myself

 but then Beyoncé did something magical

Four Poems  photo
September 25, 2019 | Poetry

Four Poems 

Kamden Hilliard

Very Crowded Bar but Ain’t No1 Make Their Way to the ICC yet?

Fell sorrow’s small intestine ;... more

Two Poems  photo
September 23, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems 

Carlo Matos


It’s a child’s color                        or it should be             tasting like early... more

Abierto photo
September 20, 2019 | Poetry


Rafael E. Gonzalez


What you came here to witness
is my body laying sideways,

                asking you between chuckles,
                “Baby, can... more

Three Poems  photo
September 18, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Brody Parrish Craig

Bible | Vers

Top to Bottom | scan my profile | For Christ’s Sake | Sing Jesus’ Name | I gospel... more

Letter Home from Hyperspace #2 photo
September 17, 2019 | Poetry

Letter Home from Hyperspace #2

Zoë Ryder White

There’s a song in my figurative head 
that I can’t shake loose. 
When I was a body, 
I did so many things with my... more

Two Poems photo
September 16, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Sebastian Hasani Paramo

Portrait of Boy Refusing His Father's Music

The kids talk about Posh Spice. 
They sing Top 40... more

The Worshipping Beast photo
September 13, 2019 | Poetry

The Worshipping Beast

Brian Clifton

All that whimpers isn’t want.

One spring, I pulled
a reed from an oboe.
I planted it by a pond. 
Instantly, it... more

You Cannot Save Here photo
September 12, 2019 | Poetry

You Cannot Save Here

Anthony Moll

Morning gets angry and destroys a city
not New York, too obvious, but suppose
it’s on the coast. Suppose we’re the first to... more

September 9, 2019 | Poetry


Amie Whittemore

                             in response to a student evaluation for a science fiction class, Fall 2018

Student, it’s true—I prefer... more

Two Poems photo
September 6, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

Kevin Latimer

this poem starts on a tuesday in Kansas

a twister settles in. there is a twister dancing 
in the... more

Cultured Meat Pastoral photo
September 4, 2019 | Poetry

Cultured Meat Pastoral

Lucian Mattison

Goats and cows’ dreams have little pull yet. Cheese
is still cheese, piston driven milkers likely painful. The future
of... more

Three Poems  photo
September 3, 2019 | Poetry

Three Poems 

Rosebud Ben-Oni

                                         ... more

Split Nails Sea Turtle photo
August 27, 2019 | Poetry

Split Nails Sea Turtle

H. Nicole Martin

I am split nails, stubs of my fingers. I am a mouthful of dental picks,
the disposable kinds that clog up the ocean and sea... more

Two poems photo
August 23, 2019 | Poetry

Two poems

Christopher Citro

It Worked Out a Way to Survive

The Venus he gave me ate another daddy
longlegs. They were still... more

Put a Fork in It photo
August 21, 2019 | Poetry

Put a Fork in It

Mureall Hebert

We ate dinner with our heads down masticated silence Mom slathered hot sauce on everything including Dad’s words and the ones he... more

two poems photo
August 19, 2019 | Poetry

two poems

Tommy O’Rourke


Hello. This is my body. 
It makes me terrible. 
Someone opens it... more

two poems photo
August 15, 2019 | Poetry

two poems

Julia Lattimer

Precarious Poem

I’m craigslisting again and this time, 
I’m in Portland hanging plants

next to... more

But I thought the old lady dropped it into the ocean in the end  photo
August 15, 2019 | Poetry

But I thought the old lady dropped it into the ocean in the end 

Jeremiah Moriarty

after Britney Spears

The camera pans—is this... more

Recent Books

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

A 400-page collection of poems in fours sections: Nicki Minaj Songs, Bob Dylan Songs, Elliott Smith Songs, and 90s Riot Grrrls Songs.



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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!




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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

Saul Stories is a linked collection that explores the relationships between a forty-year-old female artist, her teenaged daughter, and her daughter's friends. With ferocious realism, the book interrogates how children of differing classes and races are treated in the U.S., and the salacious and skeptical ways the current culture views cross-generational friendships. But most potently—in narratives taking place in Denny's and movie theatres and living rooms and cars—Saul Stories wonders what it means to be a woman and an artist and a mother, all at once.