To understand the texture of sunlight she watches the gull dip its bill into the opened chamber of a crab. It mauls the meat into droplets, rich with rot and brine. She thinks of swimming to a sandbar as a girl, the corset of breath when the ocean floor dropped away, the burn in her […]
IVAN YOUNG studied with the late James Dickey at the University of South Carolina, where he received his MFA, and is a 2011 winner of the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award. His manuscript Smell of Salt, Ghost of Rain was a semi-finalist in the Waywiser 2012 Poetry Book Contest. Some of his more recent publications are in Tupelo Press’s forthcoming Erotic Poem Anthology, Challenges for the Delusional (an anthology), Zone 3, The Summerset Review, Innisfree, Crab Orchard Review, Undefined Magazine, Barnwood, and Blue Mesa Review. He is currently an Instructor of Poetry and Creative Writing at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland.
Issue 7 Winter 2013 DAVID ABRAMS is the author of Fobbit (Grove/Atlantic), a New York Times Notable Book for 2012. It was also selected as both an Indie Next pick and for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, Narrative, Salon, Electric, Literature, Salamander, Connecticut Review, Five Chapters, […]
FEATURED ARTIST Glenn Brady It’s All Feel, My Dear INTERVIEWS M. C. Armstrong interviewed by David Bowen A Dragon in the Hollow Kelly Davio interviewed by Michael Schmeltzer Feeding One Another Andrew Hudgins interviewed by Okla Elliott Nothing Human Is Foreign to Laughter Stephen Kuusisto interviewed by Okla Elliott A Multiplicity of Visions George Saunders […]