March / April 2013

Greetings from all of us here at Fogged Clarity. Our new issue features a fine assemblage of original poetry and fiction we hope you’ll take some time to enjoy.

Benjamin Evans

Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity

March/April 2013

Table of Contents


  • Sam NeisSam Neis is a Michigan native and occasional expatriate. Sometimes he is an author and sometimes he is an extreme sports junkie, but usually he is rather boring. He currently resides in Florida with his wife, a pair of cats who hate each other and a dog who loves everyone.Blaze Orange


  • Vievee FrancisVievee Francis is the author of two books of poetry, Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006) and Horse in the Dark (Northwestern University Press, 2012). She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writing Award and a Kresge Fellowship. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Best American Poetry 2010 and Angles of Ascent, A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry.Finding the Baby
  • Approaching 50
  • Anti-Pastoral #4
  • Sebastian AgudeloSebastian Agudelo‘s forthcoming book is entitled Each Chartered Street. Poems from the collection have appeared in American Poetry ReviewAntioch Review and Manchester Review. His first collection, To the Bone was selected by Mark Doty as the winner of the 2008 Saturnalia Book Prize.The Wisdom of the Ancients
  • Bruce McRaeBruce McRae is a musician and poet originally from Niagara Falls, Canada. His poems have been published in hundreds of periodicals and anthologies. His first book, The So-Called Sonnets is available from Silenced Press.Auspicious
  • Michael T. YoungMichael T. Young has published three collections of poetry: Transcriptions of Daylight, Because the Wind Has Questions and, most recently, Living in the Counterpoint. He received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and was twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Young received the Chaffin Poetry Award and was runner-up for the William Stafford Award. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous print and online journals including Coe Review, BigCityLit, Iodine Poetry Journal, The Potomac Review, and The Raintown Review.My Jersey City


  • Scott HightowerScott Hightower is an award winning poet, translator, and the author of four books. This fall, Hontanares/Fountains, a bi-lingual book, is forthcoming from Devenir, Madrid. Hightower teaches as adjunct faculty at NYU. A native of central Texas, he lives in Manhattan and sojourns in Spain.Miguel Murphy’s “A Book Called Rats”