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 […]
Kevin J.B. O'Connor
KEVIN J.B. O’CONNOR received his MFA from Old Dominion University and my BA from Johns Hopkins University. I have published poems in numerous online and academic journals including Bayou, The Pinch, Slant, Anderbo, Bluestem, DIALOGIST, Fourth River Review, Glassworks, Flare: The Flagler Review, Pif Magazine, and Hawaii Pacific Review, among others. I won the Pocataligo Poetry Prize and was nominated for a Pushcart. I have two poems forthcoming in The Tulane Review in Fall 2018.
So the birds turned to stone mid-air and fell on the Earl’s head, is that right? On the oxen’s rumps and the palanquins. Or was it the apparitions hanging in the ice— shagged osiers that struck them dead, a current livid among the roots, transmogrified by the black sun, itself frozen—like a dark cherry, a […]
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 […]