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Ursula Andkjær Olsen, translated by Katrine Øgaard Jensen, OUTGOING VESSEL:

OUTGOING VESSEL ~ Ursula Andkjær Olsen, translated by Katrine Øgaard Jensen

K-Ming Chang, BONE HOUSE:

BONE HOUSE – stories – K-Ming Chang

Tom Snarsky, Light-Up Swan:

LIGHT-UP SWAN – poems – Tom Snarsky

Dylan Krieger, soft-focus slaughterhouse:

soft-focus slaughterhouse – poems – Dylan Krieger

Chelsea Dingman, Through A Small Ghost:

through a small ghost – poems – Chelsea Dingman

Joyelle McSweeney, Toxicon and Arachne:

Toxicon And Arachne – poems – Joyelle McSweeney

Alina Stefanescu, Ribald:

{ Ribald – essays – Alina Stefanescu }

Darren C Demaree, Unfinished Murder Ballads:

{ Unfinished Murder Ballads – poems – Darren C. Demaree }

Tanya Holtland, Requisite:

{ Requisite ~ Tanya Holtland }

Johannes Göransson, Poetry Against All:

{ Poetry Against All ~ a diary ~ Johannes Göransson }

Clara Burghelea, The Flavor of the Other:

{ The Flavor Of The Other ~ poems ~ Clara Burghelea }

Molly McCully Brown + Susannah Nevison, In The Field Between Us:

{ In The Field Between Us – poems – Molly McCully Brown + Susannah Nevison }

Cassandra J Bruner, The Wishbone Dress:

{ The Wishbone Dress – poems – Cassandra J. Bruner }

Ashley Toliver, Spectra:

{ Spectra – poems – Ashley Toliver }

Dylan Krieger, Metamortuary:

{ Metamortuary – poetry – Dylan Krieger }

Kolby Harvey, The Mothercake Cycle:

{ The Mothercake Cycle – poems – Kolby Harvey }

John Sibley Williams, Skin Memory:

{ Skin Memory – poems – John Sibley Williams }

S. Brook Corfman, Meteorites:

{ Meteorites – poems – S. Brook Corfman }

Darren C Demaree, Nude Male With Echo:

{ Nude Male with Echo – poems – Darren C Demaree }

George Salis, Sea Above, Sun Below:

{ Sea Above, Sun Below – George Salis }

Paige Lewis, Space Struck:

{ Space Struck – poems – Paige Lewis }

Aria Aber, Hard Damage:

{ Hard Damage – poems – Aria Aber }

Erik Fuhrer, not human enough for the census:

{ not human enough for the census – poems – Erik Fuhrer }

Kaleigh Maeby, Something Akin To:

{ Something Akin To – poems – Kaleigh Maeby }

Carlos Andrés Gómez, Hijito:

{ Hijito – poems – Carlos Andrés Gómez }

Luke Johnson, : boys:

{ :boys – poems – Luke Johnson }

Marisa Crane, Our Debatable Bodies:

{ Our Debatable Bodies – poems – Marisa Crane }

Rebecca Kokitus, Blue Bucolic:

{ Blue Bucolic – poems – Rebecca Kokitus }

Aviya Kushner, Eve and All the Wrong Men:

Crystal Stone, Knock-Off Monarch:

Camonghne Felix, Build Yourself A Boat:

{ Build Yourself A Boat ~ poems ~ Camonghne Felix }

Michelle Bonczek Evory, The Ghosts of Lost Animals:

{ The Ghosts of Lost Animals – poems – Michelle Bonczek Evory }

Kelli Allen, Banjo’s Inside Coyote:

{ Banjo’s Inside Coyote – poems – Kelli Allen }

Darren C Demaree, Emily As Sometimes the Forest Wants the Fire:

{ Emily As Sometimes the Forest Wants the Fire – poems – Darren C. Demaree }

John Sibley Williams, As One Fire Consumes Another:

{ As One Fire Consumes Another – poems – John Sibley Williams }

Nomi Stone, Kill Class:

{ Kill Class – poems – Nomi Stone }

Rodney Gomez, Ceremony of Sand:

Ceremony of Sand ~ poems ~ Rodney Gomez

Tanya Olson, Stay:

Stay ~ poems ~ Tanya Olson

Molly McCully Brown, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded:

The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded ~ poems ~ Molly McCully Brown

Emily Paige Wilson, I’ll Build Us A Home:

I’ll Build Us a Home – poems – Emily Paige Wilson

Logan February, Mannequin In The Nude:

MANNEQUIN IN THE NUDE, a poetry collection by Logan February, reviewed by Barton Smock

Maya Sonenberg, After the Death of Shostakovich Pere:

AFTER THE DEATH OF SHOSTAKOVICH PÈRE, a memoir by Maya Sonenberg, reviewed by Barton Smock

Sybil Baker, While You Were Gone:

Susannah Nevison, Lethal Theater:

Lethal Theater – poems – Susannah Nevison

Katherine Osborne, Descansos:

Descansos – poems – Katherine Osborne

Logan February, How to Cook a Ghost:

How to Cook a Ghost – poems – Logan February

Blas Falconer, Forgive the Body This Failure:

Forgive the Body This Failure – poems – Blas Falconer

Kwame Opoku-Duku, The Unbnd Verses:

The Unbnd Verses / poems / Kwame Opoku-Duku

Erik Rasmussen, A Diet of Worms:

Barton Smock reviews Erik Rasmussen’s novel A DIET OF WORMS

Peter Twal, Our Earliest Tattoos:

Our Earliest Tattoos – poems – Peter Twal

Anna Meister, As If:

As If – poems – Anna Meister

Darren C. Demaree, Bombing the Thinker:

Bombing The Thinker – poems – Darren C Demaree

Lauren Brazeal, Gutter:

Gutter – poems – Lauren Brazeal

Jon Cone, Cold House:

Cold House – poetry – Jon Cone


Kari Gunter-Seymour, Serving:

Serving – poetry – Kari Gunter-Seymour


Isobel O’Hare, all this can be yours:

all this can be yours – ERASURES – Isobel O’Hare


Eloisa Amezcua, From the Inside Quietly:


Kazim Ali, Silver Road:

Silver Road – essays, maps & calligraphies – Kazim Ali


Adeeba Shahid Talukder, What Is Not Beautiful:

What Is Not Beautiful – poems – Adeeba Shahid Talukder


Anthony Frame, Where Wind Meets Wing:


Steven Sanchez, Phantom Tongue:

Phantom Tongue – poems – Steven Sanchez


Hannah Cohen, Bad Anatomy:

Bad Anatomy – poems – Hannah Cohen


Melissa Atkinson Mercer, KNOCK:

KNOCK – poems – Melissa Atkinson Mercer


Montreux Rotholtz, Unmark:

Unmark – poems – Montreux Rotholtz


Rax King, The People’s Elbow:

The People’s Elbow – recitatives – Rax King


Chelsea Dingman, What Bodies Have I Moved:

What Bodies Have I Moved – poems – Chelsea Dingman


Sophia Naz, Date Palms ~ Pointillism:

Date Palms – Pointillism – poetry – Sophia Naz


Marisol Baca, Tremor:


Kristina Marie Darling, Dark Horse:


Devin Kelly, In This Quiet Church Of Night, I Say Amen:

In This Quiet Church Of Night, I Say Amen – poems – Devin Kelly


Francine Witte, Café Crazy:

Café Crazy – poems – Francine Witte


Chelsea Dingman, Thaw:

thaw – poems – Chelsea Dingman


Camonghne Felix, Yolk:


Melissa Atkinson Mercer, ghost exhibit:


Gillian Prew, Three Colours Grief:


Canese Jarboe, dark acre:

dark acre – poems – Canese Jarboe


Bettina Judd, patient.

patient. – poems – Bettina Judd


Michelle Gottschlich, VOID SETS:

VOID SETS – poems – Michelle Gottschlich


Kazim Ali, Inquisition:

Inquisition – poems – Kazim Ali


Ursula Andkjær Olsen, translated by Katrine Øgaard Jensen, Third-Millennium Heart:


Ghayath Almadhoun, translated by Catherine Cobham, Adrenalin:


Rae Hoffman Jager, One Throne:


Sara Moore Wagner, hooked through:


Traci Brimhall, Saudade:


Darren C. Demaree, Two Towns Over:


Natalie Eilbert, Indictus:


Meghan McClure, Portrait of a Body in Wreckages:


Ruth Awad, Set to Music a Wildfire


Kaveh Akbar, Calling a Wolf a Wolf


Darren C Demaree, Many Full Hands Applauding Inelegantly


Brian James Dawson, The War On Unicorns:


Sarah Marcus, Nothing Good Ever Happens After Midnight:

Sarah Marcus, They Were Bears:


Kelli Allen, Imagine Not Drowning:


Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much:


Adam Hughes, Uttering The Holy:


Gillian Prew, Throats Full of Graves:


Eleanor Gray, marshland moon:


Katherine Osborne, Fire Sign:


Joseph Jengehino, Ghost of the Animal:


Jessica Dawson, Fossil Fuels:


Lisa Gordon, Moving In With The Dalai Lama:


Cynthia Atkins, In The Event Of Full Disclosure:


Mikl Paul, Dandelions That Have Held Your Breath:


David McLean, Nobody Wants To Go To Heaven But Everybody Wants To Die:


Roberto Carcache Flores, Viszlat:


Jill Chan, What To Believe:

Laura Catherine Brown, Made By Mary:

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