Essays

Mauri Pollard Johnson

On Not Eating It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality. . . . But it was a real experience.” —Virginia Woolf  There are necessary evils that exist in everyone’s life.  Here are a list of mine: The ACT. Standardized testing.…

May 28, 2019
Interviews

A. Poythress interviews writer & musician Gilmore Tanmy

HAIKU4U is the latest artistic vision from Massachusetts-based writer Gilmore Tamny. I had the privilege of interviewing Tamny herself about the process of writing HAIKU4U, a collection of over 200 haikus from Ohio Edit.  We spoke via email about nature, method, and vulgarity. This interview is…

July 3, 2019
Essays

Daniel Uncapher

Nancy Ave. After my parents got married they purchased a mobile home on a gravel road called Nancy Ave in southern Maine, where I met Zack, who showed me what circumcision was. My parents had always dreamed of becoming landlords, and when they’d finally…

May 28, 2019
Essays

Mallika Mitra

The Houses The living room is made of sticks. Moss as the carpet, shreds of bark as the roof.  “Where will they sleep?” my sister asks, crouched beside me at the foot of a maple tree. I run my hands through the dirt in…

May 28, 2019