Contributors: Wheeler Winston Dixon, Robert T. Klose, Lisa Zeidner, John Mosier, David Madden, Charles Ramirez Berg, Laurie Blauner, Carol K. Howell, Eric Smooin, Christina Crosby, L.J. Bright
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If you was to ask Slo Girl, she was to say that she discovered blue religion on a Saturday morning, when she landed flat on her back, ankles twined improper, under a sunny kinda someone; her first reaction upon landing …2
A poet in a crowd of poets, I first met Jimmy Carter at the White House in 1980. Too short a time after that Tom T. Hall, an old friend, asked Jim Whitehead and me if we would meet him …1
My sleeping Bichon’s stomach’s making
Star Wars light saber fight scene sounds.
If you’re like me you wonder:
is it because the dog (sometimes—despite
our best efforts) eats his own poop?
Or is the inside of my …
Shame|Shame, by Devin Becker. BOA Editions, 2015. $13, 104 pages.
To say the poems in Devin Becker’s new collection of poetry, Shame|Shame, are about shame misses the point. Rather, many of these poems deal with a particular variety of …4
Contributors: Ruth Bidgood, Duncan Bush, Tony Curtis, Paul Henry, Christopher Meredith, Robert Minhinnick, Sheenagh Pugh, Anne Stevenson, Hilary Llewellyn Williams, Elizabeth Burns, John Burnside, Stewart Conn, Gerrie Fellows, Edwin Morgan, Anne Tall, Ruth Carr, Gerald Dawe, Kathleen McCracken, Bedbh McGuckian, …1
Once there was a flock of birds, perhaps white owls, but their wings were tinted when they crossed the beacon which warned pilots of the stones of Suzerain. A hearth was built on the small beach, between the ice and …3
Contributors: Jeffrey Bean, C.W. Cannon, James Capozzi, James Claffey, Jehanne Dubrow, Barbara Duffey, Tim Earley, Philip Fried, Robert Glick, Samuel Gray, Dan Gutstein, Bruce Holbert, Michael Derrick Hudson, Joy Kennedy-O’Neill, Sara Lefsyk, Michael Martin, Philip Metres, David Ohle, Simon Perchik, …0
One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses, by Lucy Corin. McSweeney’s, 2013. $22, 183 pages.
There is a scene in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, perhaps the most beloved apocalyptic novel to date, in which a man and his son …4
Dollbaby, by Laura Lane McNeal. Viking, 2014. $26.95, 337 pages.
In her debut novel, author Laura Lane McNeal maps out the city of New Orleans in order to imagine a gripping tale of family secrets, civil rights, and Southern …5
Contributors: C. Dawn Davis, Reggie Scanlan, Britta Ameel, Sam Witt, G. C. Waldrep, William Wright, Joshua Wilkinson, Ben Doyle, Stephen Ajay, Mark DeCarteret, Nick Courtright, Michael Hudson, Mark Ehling, Daniel Gutstein, Kim Chinquee, K.A. Hays, Smith Henderson, Chris Dombrowski, Sarah …0