Advice for Saying Hello by Ace Boggess

November 15, 2018

ACE BOGGESS is an author of three books of poetry, most recently Ultra Deep Field (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2017), and the novel A Song Without a Melody (Hyperborea Publishing, 2016). His fourth poetry collection, I Have Lost the Art of Dreaming It So, is forthcoming from Unsolicited Press. His writing has appeared in Harvard Review, Mid-American Review, RATTLE, River Styx, North Dakota Quarterly and many other journals. He lives in Charleston, West Virginia.   Advice for Saying Hello I’m … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Peter Kahn

November 8, 2018

PETER KAHN lives on a small farm in southeaster Wisconsin. He spend most of his time guarding the bird feeder with a pellet gun, otherwise writing, painting, or taking pictures. 1. Hanging Out & Hanging On, photo, 3000×4000 pixels, 2018 2. Nova’s Bedroom, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018 3. Prick, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018 4. Shadow of the Virgin, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018 5. She’s Like Natural Music Any Way She Moves, photo, 4000×3000 pixels, 2018  

Visual Art by Caedmon

October 25, 2018

CAEDMON is a computer who is learning to create art. In March, 2017, Caedmon started its’ “travel” in the art world, trying to learn what art is from a huge corpora of artwork from the past. Caedmon shares its’ artistic production online, and uses his followers’ likes as a feedback mechanism in order to automatically adjust its’ process. This interactive, artistic experiment, which draws its’ inspiration from the process of natural selection, has already gathered a lot of interest, and … READ MORE…

Three Poems at 55 by Kelly King Walden

October 11, 2018

KELLY KING WALDEN blogs at kellylogos.net, which is also her Twitter handle (without the net:) She has raised children (4, one from Ethiopia) and mentors teens and college students. She created an ACT Prep business, which she runs, and writes on the side for various online magazines and a local magazine. She has only published one poem, at Plough Quarterly. She has a Master’s in English and has taught school and college in the past.   Padded Van We were … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Karl Zuehlke

October 5, 2018

KARL ZUEHLKE’s poetry has appeared in Best New Poets 2016, DIAGRAM, The Loaded Bicycle, Jazz Cigarette, Inscape: A Journal of Literature and Art, and elsewhere. His interviews appeared in American Literary Review. He won Best Creative Presentation at the University of North Texas’ Critical Voices Conference 2014 for translations of an East German Poet. He holds a PhD from the University of North Texas, and an M.F.A from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a former Lannan Fellow … READ MORE…

Spoken Word by Cynthia Morrison

October 4, 2018

CYNTHIA MORRISON resides within the Bermuda Triangle. She is a writer and an award-winning playwright with theatrical works featured Off-Broadway in New York City. She is also a graduate of the Burt Reynolds Institute. Her stage play “Words with a Mummy” is published inside “21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World” as a textbook lesson in “adaptation of a play from literature” Gladiator  

Spoken Word by Leslie D. Soule

September 27, 2018

LESLIE D. SOULE is a fantasy/sci-fiction author from Sacramento, CA. She has an M.A. in English and is currently working on the final book of her fantasy series, The Fallenwood Chronicles. Met An Angel Once        

Visual Art by Natalie Girsberger

September 27, 2018

NAT GIRSBERGER is a Swiss visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She collaborates with her unconscious to explore deep layers of being through collage. Girsberger adventures into the infinity of her psyche, breaking the structures that externally limit her inner vastness, creating new worlds that suit it. Her most recent exhibits include her solo show at Ivy Brown Gallery in Chelsea called ‘Transient Terrain,’ and shows at The Living Gallery Outpost, Carrie Able Gallery, 301 Studio.   Not What … READ MORE…

Boxcar by David-Matthews Barnes

July 9, 2018

David-Matthew Barnes is the award-winning author of several novels and collections of stage plays, monologues, scenes, and poetry. His screenplays and teleplays have been official selections in the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, the Inspired Minds Short Film and Screenplay Competition, the Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition in London, and the Film Makers TV Writing Competition in Los Angeles. He has been an arts educator for more than a decade. For more information, please visit http://www.davidmatthewbarnes.com.     BOXCAR A screenplay for a short … READ MORE…

Native Son by Steve Werkmeister

July 9, 2018

Steve Werkmeister is an English professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. He was born and raised in Nebraska and now resides in Olathe, Kansas, with his family. His first poetry collection, The Unauthorized Autobiography: Composed of Fragments, Distortions, Mythologies & Lies (PunksWritePoems Press), was published in fall 2016. He has a literature-focused blog at https://stevesofgrass.wordpress.com/, and you can find him on Twitter @SteveWerkmyster.     Native Son   When I was a kid, every old Mexican I … READ MORE…