Editor’s Feature

“Rebellion flourishes in constraint”: A Conversation with Jane Wong & A Folio of New Poems – curated by Kristina Marie Darling

Jane Wong‘s poems can be found in Best American Poetry 2015, American Poetry Review, AGNI, Poetry, and others. A Kundiman fellow, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the U.S. Fulbright Program, the Fine Arts Work Center, Hedgebrook, and Bread Loaf. She is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016) and […]

Her Rage: A Conversation about Women’s Anger in Greek Myth and Drama by Andrea Applebee

  Erika Weiberg is an assistant professor of Greek language and literature at Florida State University. She is writing a book about women in Greek tragedy.   Erika Weiberg: There are two related questions being raised now by feminist thinkers about anger. How are women treated differently than men when […]

“An Oboe at Night Among Trees,” a Conversation about Poetry with David Baker – curated by Victoria Chang

David Baker is author of twelve books of poetry, most recently Swift: New and Selected Poems, (Norton, 2019), Scavenger Loop (Norton, 2015), and Never-Ending Birds (Norton, 2009), which won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize in 2011.  His six books of prose include Seek After: Essays on Modern Lyric Poets (SFA […]

Intimacy is Sublime: A Conversation with Leslie Caton & a Folio of New Work – curated by Vi Khi Nao

Leslie Caton lives and writes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her work appears in Wapsipinicon Almanac and others and was a notable in Best American Essays. VI KHI NAO: Your lover, Adam, and ex-husband had once (or more) noticed in his surprised observation that you are intense. I am not very […]

Insurrection Shouldn’t Be Against the Self: A Conversation with Katie Ebbitt On Her Epistolary Letters to Ana Cristina Cesar – curated by Vi Khi Nao

Katie Ebbitt is a poet and social worker living in New York City. Her chapbook, ANOTHER LIFE, was published by Counterpath Press. Follow on Twitter @cybersubrosa. VI KHI NAO: During your abbreviated interlude from the cognitive and remedial consumption of social work, you gave birth to a chapbook titled “Another Life” […]

“The Book Made Me As I Made It”: A Micro(inter)view with Allison Cobb & a Folio of New Poems – curated by Lisa Olstein

Allison Cobb is the author of After We All Died (Ahsahta Press); Plastic: an autobiography (Essay Press EP series); Born2 (Chax Press); and Green-Wood, originally published by Factory School with a new edition in 2018 from Nightboat Books. Cobb’s work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Denver Quarterly, Colorado Review, and many other journals. She was a finalist for the […]

Spiritus Mundi: Brian Sneeden’s Last City – by Virginia Konchan

“what use Empire/ to the body’s known world?” Brian Sneeden’s debut collection of poetry, Last City, brings antiquity to the speed of modernity, corporeal specificity to the speed of transcendence, and light. Sneeden’s erudition (he is also a Greek translator and essayist) is everywhere on display in this stunning collection, […]

Disrupt and Disremember: A Micro(inter)view with B.K. Fischer – curated by Lisa Olstein

BK Fischer is the author of four books of poetry—My Lover’s Discourse (Tinderbox, 2018), Radioapocrypha (Mad Creek, 2018), St. Rage’s Vault (The Word Works, 2013), and Mutiny Gallery (Truman State, 2011)—as well as a critical study, Museum Mediations: Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry (Routledge, 2006). Her poems and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, The Paris Review, Kenyon Review, […]

THE BUSINESS END OF THINGS: A Conversation with Dina Dwyer & a Folio of New Work – curated by Vi Khi Nao

DINA DWYER is an interdisciplinary artist: photographer, poet, and fiction writer. She earned her BA in English from University of Iowa, with emphasis in creative non-fiction. She has an MA in Education from Stanford. She loves desserts and the desert. You can find her at https://www.dinadwyer.com VI KHI NAO: You […]