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 […]
SERGIO BALLOUK holds a B.A. in publicity and information from Faculdade Cásper Líbero and a post-graduate degree in public administration from Universidade Mogi das Cruzes. His poems and short stories have been published in Cadernos Negros (Black Notebooks). He participates in literary soirées and poetry circles whenever possible. Enquanto O Tambor Não Chama (While the Tambour Doesn’t Call), his first collection of poems, was published in 2011. Ballouk resides in São Paulo, Brazil.
how many statues of bandits extermination commanders forest caps? how many? how many street names of wealth mongers squares and viaducts of those who despised the people? how many? how many rotten within, bearing an upright stench, as if standing drains guts and venom? how many? how many are still watching us waiting for their […]
Behold, everybody focus your attention from the truck’s shadow hauling pallets behold the old landfill (extinct for so many years) resurges so does the ravine it resurges lake tin reed an old sieve hawk… people spanning the depths of luck they all resurge I hear brats shouting in high pursuit of the sweet truck the […]
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 […]