“Most of the content in literary journals is well written in away that screams acknowledge that I am well written.” A new long poem by Raul Alvarez, selected by Fall poetry editor, Julia Cohen.
T Clutch Fleischmann
T Clutch Fleischmann explores how getting yelled at about gender on the street by a stranger’s kid can sometimes lead to a clearer understanding of sexuality, metaphor, and the world.
“It would seem death made me a man / But instead it made me an inversion.” Three new poems by Claire Donato.
“Your hotel is on fire. / (I mean the curtains.)” Two poems by Wong May, selected by Fall poetry editor, Julia Cohen.
“42 dragonflies and when they get after each other / they become the machine we always wanted to be.” Four new poems by TC Tolbert, selected by Fall poetry editor, Julia Cohen.
“In a one-hundred-liter sample, there are one million sperms.” New poetry from Kim Yi-deum, translated from the Korean by Jiyoon Lee, Don Mee Choi, and Johannes Göransson, and selected by Fall poetry editor, Julia Cohen.
Laura Eve Engel
“For fun I try making travel plans without myself.” Two new poems from Laura Eve Engel, selected by Fall poetry editor, Julia Cohen.
Kent Shaw reviews the showering aliveness of James McCorkle’s newest collection of poetry.
Florencia Walfisch (translated by Alexis Almeida)
“Vuelve sobre el borde; la imagen recurrente de sus zapatos que asfixia. la calle imagina otro tiempo para su oscuridad.” New poetry from Florencia Walfisch, translated from the Spanish by Alexis Almeida, and selected by Fall poetry editor, Julia Cohen.
A comprehensive and intimate breakdown of the various forms of consciousness in play in Feng Sun Chen’s The 8th House. Carrie Lorig reviews.