ISSUE 20, AUTUMN 2016

Featuring Christine Bettis, Marty Cain, Florencia Castellano translated by Alexis Almeida, Jos Charles, Karen Wild Díaz translated by Ron Paul SalutskyMarosa DiGiorgio translated by Jeannine Marie Pitas, Steve Halle, Kim Kyung Ju translated by Jake Levine, Brian Lucas, Jessica O. Marsh, Yaxkin Melchy translated by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Julie RaglandSally RoundhouseKen White, John Moore Williams, and Uljana Wolf translated by Greg Nissan.

Christine Bettis, Five Poems

Christine Bettis was born in Detroit. She writes and lives in Las Vegas where she is pursuing her MFA in Poetry at UNLV. Her chapbook Burnout Paradise [...]

Marty Cain, from Kids of the Black Hole

Marty Cain is the author​ ​of the forthcoming book ​Kids of the Black Hole (Trembling Pillow Press, 2017). He holds degrees from Hamilton [...]

Florencia Castellano, Five Poems

Translated by Alexis Almeida. Florencia Castellano was born in Buenos Aires in 1975. She graduated from the University of Buenos Aires [...]

Jos Charles, Four Poems

Jos Charles is a trans poet and author of Safe Space, forthcoming from Ahsahta Press. They are founding-editor of THEM: a trans literary journal [...]

Karen Wild Díaz, Two Poems

Translated by Ron Paul Salutsky. Karen Wild Díaz was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. She studied philosophy at the University of Paris [...]

Marosa DiGiorgio, Four Poems

Translated by Jeannine Marie Pitas. Born in Salto, Uruguay, and raised on her family's farm, Marosa di Giorgio (1932-2004) is one of the [...]

Steve Halle, Three Poems

Steve Halle lives and writes in Normal, IL, where he is Director of the English Department's Publications Unit at Illinois State University [...]

Kim Kyung Ju, A City of Sadness

Translated by Jake Levine. Kim Kyung Ju is one of the most decorated and popular younger writers in South Korea [...]

Brian Lucas, Three Poems

Brian Lucas's books include Eclipse Babel (2015, Ensemble Editions), Circles Matter (2012, BlazeVox Books), Light House (2006, Meetings Eyes Bindery) [...] Brian Lucas’s books include Eclipse Babel (2015, Ensemble Editions), Circles Matter (2012, BlazeVox Books), Light House (2006, Meetings Eyes Bindery) [...]

Jessica O. Marsh, Four Poems

Jessica O. Marsh lives in the Hudson Valley. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Fanzine, Flying Object Press (broadside), Lana Turner [...]

Yaxkin Melchy, Three Poems

Yaxkin Melchy is the author of Desde el Nuevo Mundo (2006-2016) which gathers his previous collections published in Mexico [...]

Julie Ragland, “Mother of Dragons”

Julie Ragland has been dabbling in art her whole life, and works mostly in collage and mixed media with found or recycled objects. Her art explores the interaction between masculine and feminine [...]

Sally Roundhouse, Poem

Sally Roundhouse is a poet from Tucson, AZ. You can read more of her work at Hobart and Smoking Glue Gun [...]

Ken White, from The Getty Fiend

Ken White is a co-writer and co-producer of the feature film Winter in the Blood, adapted from James Welch’s novel of the same name, and [...]

John Moore Williams, Five Poems

John Moore Williams has written three chapbooks: I discover i is an android (Trainwreck Press, 2008), writ10 (VUGG Books, 2008) and, with [...]

Uljana Wolf, Two Poems

Translated by Greg Nissan. Uljana Wolf is a German poet and translator living in Berlin and Brooklyn [...]