Poetry

Review: Weary Kingdom by DéLana R.A. Dameron

Weary Kingdom Poetry By DéLana R.A. Dameron University of South Carolina Press (April 2017) 91 pages, paperback $15.99 ISBN 978-1-61117-810-4 Palmetto Poetry Series ——- Reviewed by Jennifer Bartell DéLana R.A. Dameron’s Weary Kingdom challenges the boundaries of home. The poet is mapmaker and cartographer in Dameron’s full-length follow up to her Read more…

Interview

Feature: Elly Bookman

  Elly Bookman’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, The Florida Review, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the first annual Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from APR and of the 2017 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize from The Georgia Review. Read more…

Interview

Feature: Loren Mixon

Loren Mixon is a poet, educator, and actor in Charleston, SC. She recently completed her first book of poetry entitled Taking Up Space: A Poet’s Guide. This book explores themes ranging from relationships and depression to figuring out life as an “adult.” Form Constellations in Limbs Send the dancer to Read more…

Poetry

Feature: “Haunt the door” by Christine Robbins

“Haunt the door” by Christine Robbins “The duende … won’t appear if he can’t see the possibility of death, if he doesn’t know he can haunt death’s house…”                  – Federico Garcia Lorca I hear the slide                         Of a shotgun                         Racking in my mind.                                                             Mud spreads in Read more…

Interview

Feature: Robin Rosen Chang

“On My Mind” by Robin Rosen Chang Not things that float—moon, jellyfish, dust in sunbeam, skins of ice, skim on warm milk, wafts of cilantro, sound of o inside your mouth, but things that curl—sheep’s wool, seahorse tail, double helix strand, three-banded armadillo, toes in mud, your breath on cold Read more…

Contests

Announcing Pushcart Nominations!

PUSHCART NOMINATIONS Fiction “Pictures of the Dead,” by Kelly Kathleen Ferguson (Issue 24.1, Spring 2017) “The New Air Has Come Breathing” by Jon Chaiim McConnell (Issue 24.2 Fall 2017)   Poetry “Learning to Leave a Bad Thing Alone,” by Stevie Edwards (Issue 24.1, Spring 2017) “Apparition” by Jessica Lynn Suchon Read more…