Dear Mama Africa

by Daria-Ann Martineau Daria-Ann Martineau was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. She is a Pushcart-nominated poet with an MFA in Poetry from New York University. She is an alumna of several writing conferences including Bread Loaf and the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley. Her poems have appeared in Anomaly, Narrative, and TheContinue reading “Dear Mama Africa”

My Mother Petitions The Makers Of Bejeweled Blitz

by Jennifer Schomburg Kanke Jennifer Schomburg Kanke, originally from Columbus, Ohio, lives in Tallahassee, Florida, where she edits confidential government documents. Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Pleiades, and Drunk Monkeys. She serves as a reader for Emrys. This poem previously appeared in Drunk Monkeys.

In the Woods Called Karen

by Carrie Chappell Carrie Chappell is a writer, translator, editor, and educator. Some of her poems have appeared in Cimarron Review, cream city review, FORTH Magazine, Harpur Palate, Leveler, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, SWWIM, and those that this. Her lyric and book essays have been published in DIAGRAM, Fanzine, The Iowa Review, The Rumpus, The Rupture,Continue reading “In the Woods Called Karen”


Carissa Pignatelli Carabella Sands W.M. Butler Kimberly Tan Thais Benoit Alicia Fyne Paul Maziar David Castillo Frank Sung Jack Essenberg Patrick Hannon Ashley Inguanta House Phillips Samantha Eubanks Nikki Wallschlaeger Kelly Schirmann Dena Rash Guzman Peter Koonz Gelsey R. Scott Fallon Daniel Nestor Eric Nelson Madeleine Weiss Heather Hein Chuck Young Steven Alvarez Hannah BowlusContinue reading “2012-2013”