Jess Williard's poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Third Coast, North American Review, Colorado Review, Southern Humanities Review, Barrow Street, december, Sycamore Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, The New Orleans Review, Oxford Poetry, and other journals. He is from Wisconsin.
Bruce Smith is the author of six books of poems, most recently, Devotions, a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the LA Times Book Award, and the winner of the William Carlos Williams Prize.
Todd Easton Mills co-wrote and produced the documentary Timothy Leary’s Dead. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Alabama Literary Review, Santa Monica Review, and Amarillo Bay, among others.
In This IssueBeyond Sight of Signs
Kristene Kaye Brown is a mental health social worker. She earned her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her poetry and fiction has previously been published, or is forthcoming, in The American Journal of Poetry, Columbia Poetry Review, Harpur Palate, Meridian, upstreet, and others. She lives and works in Kansas City.
In This IssueThe MRI Machine Sounds like a Hummingbird
Wallace Koopmans is a Canadian artist working in mediums ranging from printmaking to oil painting and photography. His work has been published and showcased in Latent Image Magazine, Ideas of Breath, The Fraser Valley Biennale, and others.
In This IssueNocturnes
Jeremy Gluck is a UK based digital artist working in vector, 8bit, glitch art and film, currently developing collections of digital art "memes" called #thehumanbeings, #theunbeings and #nonceptualism, the latter drawn from his Manifesto of Nonceptual Art. His memes will be featured on designs by London independent designer Borderline. He is currently in collaboration with Eltham Hill School, London, piloting a groundbreaking digital art project with students.
Chard deNiord is the poet laureate of Vermont and author of six books of poetry, most recently Interstate, (The University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) and The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011). His book of essays and interviews with seven senior American poets (Galway Kinnell, Donald Hall. Maxine Kumin, Jack Gilbert, Ruth Stone, Lucille Clifton, Robert Bly) titled Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs, Conversations and Reflections on 20th Century American Poets was published by Marick Press in 2011. He is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Providence College and a trustee of the Ruth Stone Trust. He lives in Westminster West, Vermont with his wife Liz.
In This IssueOn the Current State of Reading in America
The Executive Function is a musical project of West Michigan songwriter and guitarist Blake Evans.
In This IssueThis Town
Jeffrey Schultz is the author of two National Poetry Series selections: Civil Twilight (Ecco, 2017) and What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other (University of Georgia Press, 2014). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Indiana Review, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, and Poetry. Schultz is a visiting assistant professor of English and creative writing at Pepperdine University, and lives in Los Angeles with his wife and a seemingly ever-increasing number of rescue animals.