Collaborative and Cross-Disciplinary Texts


Five Easy Pieces by Mary Kathryn Jablonski & Laura Frare

    Collaborative video/poems by Mary Kathryn Jablonski & Laura Frare have appeared at Atticus Review, Poetry Film Live (UK), Quarterly West, and Tupelo Quarterly, among other literary sites and have been screened at the 9th & 10th Annual Peoples Pixel Project Film Festival and screened and shortlisted for the […]


At the Garden Inn in Blytheville, Arkansas by Chloe Honum & Jacob Shores-Argüello

    Chloe Honum is the author of Then Winter (Bull City Press, 2017) and The Tulip-Flame (Cleveland State University Press, 2014). Her poems and essays  have appeared inThe Paris Review, Poetry, The Southern Review, Agni, and elsewhere. She has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, and a Grimshaw […]


A Collaborative Poem & Performance: “Kwarantanna | Quarantine” by Ryan Mihaly & Karolina Zapal

A Process Note The first two lines came to us quickly, as we were drinking elderberry syrup to support our immune systems in the wake of the coronavirus. ________________________________     Listen to the poem and performance here . . .  ________________________________   Ryan Mihaly and Karolina Zapal’s collaborative work […]


Birthday at a Motel 6 by Chloe Honum & Jacob Shores-Argüello

    __________________________________   Chloe Honum is the author of Then Winter (Bull City Press, 2017) and The Tulip-Flame (Cleveland State University Press, 2014). Her poems and essays  have appeared inThe Paris Review, Poetry, The Southern Review, Agni, and elsewhere. She has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, and […]


Nightjar by Laura Frare & Mary Kathryn Jablonski

    A Process Note As with many of our creative projects, the unfolding of “Nightjar” was completely unexpected. We began with Mary Kathryn’s original poem and the folksong she chose, “Dear O Dear.” Mary was sure, as noted by the poem’s title, that she did not want to reveal […]


A Portfolio of New Collaborative Work by Elisabeth Frost & Dianne Kornberg

  _____________________________________________       Elisabeth Frost is the author of All of Us: Poems (2011), the chapbooks Rumor (2009) and A Theory of the Vowel (2013), Bindle (2015, with artist Dianne Kornberg), and the critical study The Feminist Avant-Garde in American Poetry (2003). Frost has received grants from the […]


Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin by Alexandra Huddleston & Robert Huddleston

  A Process Note Though we are siblings, Alexandra and I work not only in different media but often on different continents. We often communicate by email, and our collaborations have also arisen that way. These works were created separately. The affinity was uncovered, or subliminally revealed, in their pairing like “the chance […]


Home Movie, Nowhere [Triptych] by Julia Madsen

Process Note This multimedia piece from my dissertation entitled “Home Movie, Nowhere” is rooted in the documentary poetics of place and includes a triptych of three video poems. These videos personally document the American Midwest through the aesthetic lens of the Midwestern Gothic, attempting to reimagine or re-vision the idea […]