Poetry

Aaron Reeder

Aaron Reeder

Aaron Reeder writes from Albuquerque, New Mexico. His poems have appeared in Washington Square Review, Literary Orphans, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and others. He is the author of the chapbook DAWN (Orange Monkey Publishing, 2015) and is Editor-in-Chief of Blue Mesa Review.

Aaron Reeder

Aaron Reeder

Aaron Reeder writes from Albuquerque, New Mexico. His poems have appeared in Washington Square Review, Literary Orphans, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and others. He is the author of the chapbook DAWN (Orange Monkey Publishing, 2015) and is Editor-in-Chief of Blue Mesa Review.

Aaron
Reeder

Amie Whittemore

Amie Whittemore

Amie Whittemore is the author of the poetry collection Glass Harvest (Autumn House Press) and co-founder of the Charlottesville Reading Series in Virginia. Her poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Sycamore Review, Smartish Pace, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. She teaches English at Middle Tennessee State University.

Amie Whittemore

Amie Whittemore

Amie Whittemore is the author of the poetry collection Glass Harvest (Autumn House Press) and co-founder of the Charlottesville Reading Series in Virginia. Her poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Sycamore Review, Smartish Pace, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. She teaches English at Middle Tennessee State University.

Amie
Whittemore

Ash Bowen

Ash Bowen

Ash Bowen is the author of The Even Years of Marriage (winner, 2012 Orphic Prize, Dream Horse Press). Other work has appeared in New England Review, Blackbird, Baltimore Review, Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, Best New Poets, and elsewhere in print and online.  He teaches creative writing and literature at Minot State University.

Ash Bowen

Ash Bowen

Ash Bowen is the author of The Even Years of Marriage (winner, 2012 Orphic Prize, Dream Horse Press). Other work has appeared in New England Review, Blackbird, Baltimore Review, Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, Best New Poets, and elsewhere in print and online.  He teaches creative writing and literature at Minot State University.

Ash
Bowen

Carolyn Guinzio

Carolyn Guinzio

Carolyn Guinzio is the author of four collections, most recently SPINE (Parlor Press, 2016) and SPOKE & DARK (Red Hen, 2012) selected by Alice Quinn as winner of the To The Lighthouse/A Room Of Her Own Prize. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Agni, Harvard Review, Boston Review, Bomb, and many other journals. Her photographs have appeared in Conjunctions, Beloit Poetry Journal, New American Writing, Fiction International and elsewhere. She lives in Fayetteville, AR and is the text editor of the online project YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing & Images By Women (yewjournal.com).

Carolyn Guinzio

Carolyn Guinzio

Carolyn Guinzio is the author of four collections, most recently SPINE (Parlor Press, 2016) and SPOKE & DARK (Red Hen, 2012) selected by Alice Quinn as winner of the To The Lighthouse/A Room Of Her Own Prize. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Agni, Harvard Review, Boston Review, Bomb, and many other journals. Her photographs have appeared in Conjunctions, Beloit Poetry Journal, New American Writing, Fiction International and elsewhere. She lives in Fayetteville, AR and is the text editor of the online project YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing & Images By Women (yewjournal.com).

Carolyn
Guinzio

Chelsea Dingman

Chelsea Dingman

Chelsea Dingman is a MFA candidate at the University of South Florida. Her first book, Thaw, won the National Poetry Series and is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press (2017). In 2016, she also won The Southeast Review’s Gearhart Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the Auburn Witness Prize, Arcadia’s Dead Bison Editor’s Prize, Phoebe’s Greg Grummer Poetry Award, and Crab Orchard Review’s Student Awards. Other forthcoming work can be found in Washington Square, American Literary Review, and Third Coast, among others. 

Chelsea Dingman

Chelsea Dingman

Chelsea Dingman is a MFA candidate at the University of South Florida. Her first book, Thaw, won the National Poetry Series and is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press (2017). In 2016, she also won The Southeast Review’s Gearhart Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the Auburn Witness Prize, Arcadia’s Dead Bison Editor’s Prize, Phoebe’s Greg Grummer Poetry Award, and Crab Orchard Review’s Student Awards. Other forthcoming work can be found in Washington Square, American Literary Review, and Third Coast, among others. 

Chelsea
Dingman

Christopher Emery

Christopher Emery

Christopher Emery has been teaching at Arizona State University since the fall of 2008, where he earned his M.F.A. in Creative Writing. He has worked as a teaching assistant, faculty associate, and an instructor. Mr. Emery is honors faculty on the Downtown Phoenix campus and has served as a Personnel Committee Representative for Languages and Cultures. You can find more of his poetry by visiting VCU's Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts (vol. 15 no. 1).

Christopher Emery

Christopher Emery

Christopher Emery has been teaching at Arizona State University since the fall of 2008, where he earned his M.F.A. in Creative Writing. He has worked as a teaching assistant, faculty associate, and an instructor. Mr. Emery is honors faculty on the Downtown Phoenix campus and has served as a Personnel Committee Representative for Languages and Cultures. You can find more of his poetry by visiting VCU's Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts (vol. 15 no. 1).

Christopher
Emery

Daniel Aristi

Daniel Aristi

Daniel was born in Spain. He studied French Literature as an undergrad (French Lycée in San Sebastian). He now lives and writes in Switzerland with his wife and two children. Daniel's work is forthcoming or has been recently featured in Best of Small Fictions 2016 (Queen's Ferry Press), LA Review, PULP Literature and Berkeley Poetry Review. Daniel is a Pushcart nominee (2015).

Daniel Aristi

Daniel Aristi

Daniel was born in Spain. He studied French Literature as an undergrad (French Lycée in San Sebastian). He now lives and writes in Switzerland with his wife and two children. Daniel's work is forthcoming or has been recently featured in Best of Small Fictions 2016 (Queen's Ferry Press), LA Review, PULP Literature and Berkeley Poetry Review. Daniel is a Pushcart nominee (2015).

Daniel
Aristi

Eric Tran

Eric Tran

Eric Tran is a medical student at the University of North Carolina and holds an MFA from UNCW. He is the winner of the 2015 New Delta Review Matt Clark Prose Award and was a finalist in the 2015 Indiana Review 1/2K Prize and the Tinderbox Poetry Prize. His work appears in or is forthcoming in Best of the Net 2015, DIAGRAM, Indiana Review, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere.

Eric Tran

Eric Tran

Eric Tran is a medical student at the University of North Carolina and holds an MFA from UNCW. He is the winner of the 2015 New Delta Review Matt Clark Prose Award and was a finalist in the 2015 Indiana Review 1/2K Prize and the Tinderbox Poetry Prize. His work appears in or is forthcoming in Best of the Net 2015, DIAGRAM, Indiana Review, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere.

Eric
Tran

Joseph Felkers

Joseph Felkers

Joseph Felkers is a junior at Catholic Central High School, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His work appears or is forthcoming in Superstition Review, Emerge Literary Journal, and The Daphne Review, among others. He is an editor for Polyphony High School, a poetry reader and past-mentee with The Adroit Journal, and an ice cream connoisseur at his local journal.

Joseph Felkers

Joseph Felkers

Joseph Felkers is a junior at Catholic Central High School, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His work appears or is forthcoming in Superstition Review, Emerge Literary Journal, and The Daphne Review, among others. He is an editor for Polyphony High School, a poetry reader and past-mentee with The Adroit Journal, and an ice cream connoisseur at his local journal.

Joseph
Felkers

Kat Lewis

Kat Lewis

Kat Lewis is a MFA Candidate in Poetry at the University of Idaho where she serves as Managing Editor for Fugue Literary Journal and the photographer for the English Department. Her poetry can also be found in Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment, The Merrimack Review, velvet-tail, and forthcoming in The Fourth River’s “Tributaries.” 

Kat Lewis

Kat Lewis

Kat Lewis is a MFA Candidate in Poetry at the University of Idaho where she serves as Managing Editor for Fugue Literary Journal and the photographer for the English Department. Her poetry can also be found in Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment, The Merrimack Review, velvet-tail, and forthcoming in The Fourth River’s “Tributaries.” 

Kat
Lewis

Kate Fetherston

Kate Fetherston

Kate Fetherston is an artist and poet living in Montpelier, Vermont. Kate’s first book of poems, Until Nothing More Can Break, was released in 2012. Her poems and essays in numerous journals including North American Review, Hunger Mountain, and Third Coast. Kate’s received grants from the Vermont Council on the Arts and Vermont Studio Center. Her art is an intuitive interpretation of the visual world explored through color, texture, and layering. Kate’s shown in Vermont and California and her work is in private collections around the country.

Kate Fetherston

Kate Fetherston

Kate Fetherston is an artist and poet living in Montpelier, Vermont. Kate’s first book of poems, Until Nothing More Can Break, was released in 2012. Her poems and essays in numerous journals including North American Review, Hunger Mountain, and Third Coast. Kate’s received grants from the Vermont Council on the Arts and Vermont Studio Center. Her art is an intuitive interpretation of the visual world explored through color, texture, and layering. Kate’s shown in Vermont and California and her work is in private collections around the country.

Kate
Fetherston

Kimberly Grabowski Strayer

Kimberly Grabowski Strayer

Kimberly Grabowski Strayer is a poet and horsewoman from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Pretty Owl Poetry, VECTOR Press, and 45th Parallel, among others. Her chapbook, Afterward, is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. She is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Poetry at The University of Pittsburgh.

Kimberly Grabowski Strayer

Kimberly Grabowski Strayer

Kimberly Grabowski Strayer is a poet and horsewoman from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Pretty Owl Poetry, VECTOR Press, and 45th Parallel, among others. Her chapbook, Afterward, is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. She is currently pursuing an M.F.A. in Poetry at The University of Pittsburgh.

Kimberly Grabowski
Strayer

Marilyn McCabe

Marilyn McCabe

Marilyn McCabe’s book of poems Glass Factory  was published by The Word Works in Spring 2016. Her poem On Hearing the Call to Prayer Over the Marcellus Shale on Easter Morning” was awarded A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize. Her book of poetry Perpetual Motion was published by The Word Works in 2012 as the winner of the Hilary Tham Capitol Collection contest. A grant from the New York State Council on the Arts resulted in videopoem "At Freeman's Farm," which was published on The Continental Review and Motion Poems. She blogs about writing and reading at marilynonaroll.wordpress.com.

Marilyn McCabe

Marilyn McCabe

Marilyn McCabe’s book of poems Glass Factory  was published by The Word Works in Spring 2016. Her poem On Hearing the Call to Prayer Over the Marcellus Shale on Easter Morning” was awarded A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize. Her book of poetry Perpetual Motion was published by The Word Works in 2012 as the winner of the Hilary Tham Capitol Collection contest. A grant from the New York State Council on the Arts resulted in videopoem "At Freeman's Farm," which was published on The Continental Review and Motion Poems. She blogs about writing and reading at marilynonaroll.wordpress.com.

Marilyn
McCabe

Marylyn Tan

Marylyn Tan

Marylyn is interested in addressing the queer feminine body, existence in liminal spaces, the parameters of interaction whether public or personal, and the conditions of alienation and marginalisation in her work. Marylyn Tan is a full-time linguistics major, poet, and artist who has performed at the Singapore Biennale, SPORE Art Salon, IndigNation SG, the Singapore Writers Festival, SPEAK., and so on. She has also been featured in various print anthologies, such as Rollercoasters and Bedsheets, and the upcoming A Luxury We Must Afford and Inheritance | The Anthology. She has been called an 'erotic poet', and writes for your bewilderment.

Marylyn Tan

Marylyn Tan

Marylyn is interested in addressing the queer feminine body, existence in liminal spaces, the parameters of interaction whether public or personal, and the conditions of alienation and marginalisation in her work. Marylyn Tan is a full-time linguistics major, poet, and artist who has performed at the Singapore Biennale, SPORE Art Salon, IndigNation SG, the Singapore Writers Festival, SPEAK., and so on. She has also been featured in various print anthologies, such as Rollercoasters and Bedsheets, and the upcoming A Luxury We Must Afford and Inheritance | The Anthology. She has been called an 'erotic poet', and writes for your bewilderment.

Marylyn
Tan

Meriwether Clarke

Meriwether Clarke

Meriwether Clarke is a poet and adjunct professor living in Los Angeles, CA. Her work has recently been see in Juked, Memorious, The Journal, and Salt Hill, among others.

Meriwether Clarke

Meriwether Clarke

Meriwether Clarke is a poet and adjunct professor living in Los Angeles, CA. Her work has recently been see in Juked, Memorious, The Journal, and Salt Hill, among others.

Meriwether
Clarke

Natalie Young

Natalie Young

Natalie Young is a founding editor of the poetry magazine Sugar House Review. By day, she works as an art director for an ad agency based out of Salt Lake City. Recent publications include Drunken Boat, Green Mountains Review, Tampa Review, Rattle, South Dakota Review, Los Angeles Times, Tar River Poetry, and others. Natalie is left-handed, half Puerto Rican, and a fan of Oscar the Grouch and purple potatoes. NatalieYoungArts.com

Natalie Young

Natalie Young

Natalie Young is a founding editor of the poetry magazine Sugar House Review. By day, she works as an art director for an ad agency based out of Salt Lake City. Recent publications include Drunken Boat, Green Mountains Review, Tampa Review, Rattle, South Dakota Review, Los Angeles Times, Tar River Poetry, and others. Natalie is left-handed, half Puerto Rican, and a fan of Oscar the Grouch and purple potatoes. NatalieYoungArts.com

Natalie
Young

Robert Krut

Robert Krut

Robert Krut is the author of This is the Ocean (Bona Fide Books, 2013), which received the Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Award, and The Spider Sermons (BlazeVox, 2009). His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including The Cimarron Review, Gulf Coast, Blackbird, and more. He lives in Los Angeles, and teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara. www.robert-krut.com 

Robert Krut

Robert Krut

Robert Krut is the author of This is the Ocean (Bona Fide Books, 2013), which received the Melissa Lanitis Gregory Poetry Award, and The Spider Sermons (BlazeVox, 2009). His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including The Cimarron Review, Gulf Coast, Blackbird, and more. He lives in Los Angeles, and teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara. www.robert-krut.com 

Robert
Krut

Roy Guzman

Roy G. Guzmán was born in Honduras and raised in Miami, FL. He is an MFA candidate in creative writing at the University of Minnesota. His work has appeared or will appear in Winter Tangerine, Juked, Platypus Press’s Wildness, The Collapsar, Assaracus, Public Pool, and Up the Staircase Quarterly. Roy is one of the poetry editors for Sundog Lit. After the massacre in Orlando, his poem “Restored Mural for Orlando” was turned into a chapbook to raise funds for the victims; with poet Miguel M. Morales, Roy is also editing the Pulse/Pulso anthology related to this same tragedy. Twitter: @dreamingauze.

Roy Guzman

Roy G. Guzmán was born in Honduras and raised in Miami, FL. He is an MFA candidate in creative writing at the University of Minnesota. His work has appeared or will appear in Winter Tangerine, Juked, Platypus Press’s Wildness, The Collapsar, Assaracus, Public Pool, and Up the Staircase Quarterly. Roy is one of the poetry editors for Sundog Lit. After the massacre in Orlando, his poem “Restored Mural for Orlando” was turned into a chapbook to raise funds for the victims; with poet Miguel M. Morales, Roy is also editing the Pulse/Pulso anthology related to this same tragedy. Twitter: @dreamingauze.

Roy
Guzman

Ruben Rodriguez

Ruben Rodriguez

Ruben Rodriguez is a MFA student at the University of New Mexico where he studies poetry. He is the fiction editor of The Great American Lit Mag and author of the chapbook We Do What We Want (Orange Monkey Publishing, 2015). His poetry has been deemed fit for consumption by Passages North, Beecher’s, Forklift Ohio, Potomac Review, Bayou Magazine and others. You can find him at www.rubenstuff.com.

Ruben Rodriguez

Ruben Rodriguez

Ruben Rodriguez is a MFA student at the University of New Mexico where he studies poetry. He is the fiction editor of The Great American Lit Mag and author of the chapbook We Do What We Want (Orange Monkey Publishing, 2015). His poetry has been deemed fit for consumption by Passages North, Beecher’s, Forklift Ohio, Potomac Review, Bayou Magazine and others. You can find him at www.rubenstuff.com.

Ruben
Rodriguez

Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey is an award-winning veterinary public relations specialist, science writer and poet. She holds a master’s degree in English with a creative writing concentration from Florida State University. Her work has appeared in Rattle, The Carolina Quarterly, Portland Review, Concho River Review, South Dakota Review, Arsenic Lobster and other journals. Her debut chapbook of poems, The Heart Contracts, (Finishing Line Press) was published in 2016. She works for the University of Florida and lives in Gainesville.

Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey is an award-winning veterinary public relations specialist, science writer and poet. She holds a master’s degree in English with a creative writing concentration from Florida State University. Her work has appeared in Rattle, The Carolina Quarterly, Portland Review, Concho River Review, South Dakota Review, Arsenic Lobster and other journals. Her debut chapbook of poems, The Heart Contracts, (Finishing Line Press) was published in 2016. She works for the University of Florida and lives in Gainesville.

Sarah
Carey