Editors’ Selections

An Introduction to Joanna Luloff by Seth Brady Tucker

    “Escape” by Joanna Luloff is a tense character study of two men forced into friendship by the proximity incarceration demands, sharing all they have, distrustful but tethered by love, hope, fear, necessity. We are given access to their journey, a lush and physical and terrible world by itself—but […]

from Revolution of the Scavengers by Henneh Kyereh Kwaku

      Henneh Kyereh Kwaku has poems, micro-prose and essays published or forthcoming in New South Journal, Three Drops Press, Ghana Writes, Lunaris Review, Kalahari Review, Praxis Magazine, Agbowó and elsewhere. His chapbook Revolution of the Scavengers is coming out next year in the boxset New-Generation African Poets, published […]

An Introduction to Wayne Miller by Kristina Marie Darling

    Wayne Miller’s associative and elliptical narratives suggest that consciousness itself is fragmentary, that memory represents only our efforts to lend a sense of continuity to a gorgeously fractured experience of the world around us.  “We were together / in that daze of arrival,” he writes, evoking the uncanniness inherent […]

An Introduction to Erin Elizabeth Smith by Claudia Cortese

      Erin Elizabeth Smith’s “Like the Wolf / Deployment Day 220” brims with allusions to pop culture, fable, and fairy tale. Immediately, readers see Duran Duran’s synthpop hit of the 80s, “Hungry Like the Wolf,” referenced in the title. Then, as we read the poem, we hear echoes […]