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Issue 151

I soak the stone with acid streams. The decomposed entertain golden showers enough to not reach up and slaughter me. All these concrete benches,...
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Issue 151 Contributors

Dave Petraglia Dave Petraglia has appeared in Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Better Homes & Gardens; more recently in Agave, Cactus Heart, Crack the Spine,...
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Wordsmith Interview – Marléne Zadig

Marléne Zadig (rhymes with “train a bad pig”) Age: 34 Location: Silicon Valley, California Education: B.S. from UC Davis; M.F.A. in Creative Writing from...
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Issue 150

He remembered when he learned to read, struggling over words, tripping on black letter cracks in the sidewalk. – From “The Inheritance” by Kenneth...
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Issue 150 Contributors

Marty Carlock For almost 20 years, Marty was a regular contributor to The Boston Globe and other publications; more than 30 newspapers and magazines...
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Wordsmith Interview – Windy Lynn Harris

Windy Lynn Harris Age: 45 Location: Arizona Education: Writing classes, writing mentors, and a long string of writing-related jobs. The Writer How long have you...
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Issue 149

Wet your smile with sweat, the dew ascends through pores, no drops, just a film of humid anxious yearning, don’t tense your domain, I...
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Issue 149 Contributors

Richard Widerkehr Richard Widerkehr has two books of poems, “The Way Home” (Plain View Press) and “Her Story of Fire” (Egress Studio Press), along...
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Issue 148

Names like Billy, Justin, Brettski, Evan.                Skinny Evan, draped in chains, who’d given                       his face to octopus night, and like ice kicked from...
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Issue 148 Contributors

Marléne Zadig Marléne Zadig is a writer currently based in Silicon Valley, California and a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing from...