Issue 12 Winter 2018 RUTH AWAD is an award-winning Lebanese-American poet whose debut poetry collection, Set to Music a Wildfire, won the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize from Southern Indiana Review Press. She is the recipient of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and her work has appeared in New Republic, The Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Sixth […]
AMY SAWYER is a poet residing in Washington, DC. She studied philosophy and religion at Clemson University and earned her MFA at Converse College. Her work has been published in numerous journals such as Stand Magazine, Mud Season Review, Mom Egg Review, Pembroke Magazine, Louisiana Literature, and South Carolina Review. She reads for Ruminate Magazine and was previously the Review Editor for South 85 Journal.
His untucked shirt hid his belt missing a loop or two. His morning beer kicked in early. My uncle drove six of us in the back of a station wagon. No seatbelts, confident in the wood-paneling protection, we sloshed atop the vinyl seats, classy as koozies. His mustache and thin lips offered profane prayers as […]
INTERVIEWS Eric Shonkwiler interviewed by David Bowen Power & Light Juan Gelacio interviewed by Robert Joe Stout Invisible on Paper ESSAYS Leonard Kress What Kind of Parent Lets a Thirteen-Year-Old Cancel Her Bat Mitzvah? Erinn Seifert Changing FICTION Mollie Boutell Intimates Malcolm Cumming Mere Anarchy Liz Egan Sgt. Lawson Brian Kamsoke Useful Things POETRY Ruth […]