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 […]
Robert Joe Stout
ROBERT JOE STOUT is a freelance writer. His work has appeared in America, Eclectica, Conscience, Notre Dame Magazine, and many other magazines and journals. His most recent novel is Where Gringos Don’t Belong from Anaphora Literary Press. A new book of poetry, Monkey Screams, was released in 2015 by FutureCycle Press. A career journalist, he now makes his home in Oaxaca, Mexico.
An estimated six-and-a-half million Mexican-born citizens live and work in the United States without legal authorization. Many have children who were born in the United States and consequently are citizens although their parents are not. Employment statistics reveal that undocumented Mexican male immigrants have a higher percentage of fulltime employment than any other ethnic or […]
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 […]