—after Julia Fernandez Sanchez’s painting her breasts are empty shells. (she has no children to feed—she eats her young before their lungs are formed, swallowing them in yellow slurping gulps.) her skin is brown, la sirena sienna. her hands are firm and sand-callused, and a tree of knowledge about the bodies of men sprouts from her head. […]
KATIE ATKINSON, a proud Celeveland native, is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University. She has won awards for playwriting, poetry, and nonfiction.
Issue 1 Spring 2009 V. JOSHUA ADAMS is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago and editor of Chicago Review. JOE AMATO‘s recent books include Pain Plus Thyme (Factory School 2008) and Industrial Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture (Iowa 2006). His memoir, Once an Engineer: A Song of the Salt City, is forthcoming later […]
FEATURED ARTIST David-Baptiste Chirot NECESSITY IS THE MOTHERFUCKER OF INVENTION thoughts on the delete button THE NEW EXTREME EXPERIMENTAL AMERICAN POETRY a gallery featuring the visual works of poet, artist, and human rights activist David-Baptiste Chirot Jared Schickling, David-Baptiste Chirot FINDING THE ROOOT an interview conducted by Jared Schickling with David-Baptiste Chirot that will […]