Two Poems

PETER LEIGHT lives in Amherst, Massachusetts. He has previously published poems in Paris Review, AGNI, Antioch Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, FIELD, and other magazines. Read more →

Reeducation

Born in Sadec, Vietnam in the aftermath of war, Samantha Lê immigrated to San Francisco when she was nine. She now lives amongst the foothills and vineyards of California’s central coast where she paints, hikes and reinvents old, family recipes. A recipient of the James D. Phelan Literary Award and the Donor Circle for the Arts Grant, Lê holds an MFA in Creative Writing from San José State University. Her publications include Corridors and Little Sister Left Behind. Her poetry has appeared in Able Muse Review, Bacopa Literary Review, Colere, Reed Magazine and other fine literary journals. Read more →

Garage Wedding

DARRELL DELA CRUZ‘s poems have appeared in The William & Mary Review, Hawaii Pacific Review, Rock & Sling, OCA Enizagam, and Thin Air. He has a blog where he analyzes poems: retailmfa.blogspot.com. He graduated with an MFA in Poetry from San Jose State University. Read more →

Milos

Once a high school math teacher, Andrés left math for an MFA in fiction from The New School. His writing has appeared in The Green Mountains Review, Welter, and The Sand Hill Review among others. He is represented by Lotus Lane Literary. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart. Read more →

The Farmhouse

CAL LOUISE PHOENIX graduated with a BA in English creative writing and sociology from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Her immediate plans include the pursuit of an MFA in creative writing. She was the winner of Beecher’s 2015 Contest in nonfiction, and her work has appeared in the likes of Gravel, Cactus Heart, the Apeiron Review, HOUND, and Green Blotter, among others. Away from her desk, she enjoys hand-sewing, attends shul, and resists nihilistic self-sabotage. Read more →

Two Poems

MARTY MCCONNELL lives in Chicago, Illinois, and received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her first full-length collection, “wine for a shotgun,” was published by EM Press, and her first non-fiction book, “Gathering Voices: Creating a Community-Based Poetry Workshop,” is forthcoming in 2018 on YesYes Books. Read more →