Nonfiction by Melissa Wiley
Issue 6 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Melissa Wiley

Yet if there is a rip in the fabric of the universe, as some scientists speculate, a tear through which time and space can dissolve into nothing, it is also a gateway to the body of a woman who birthed all these planets looking like heads freed from their bodies. Continue reading

Nonfiction by Chelsey Clammer
Issue 6 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Chelsey Clammer

She climbed the stairs. She found her ledge, that hiding spot. That safety. She sat down not knowing what to do next, but preparing for something. Considering. Brain space tangled up in the logic of if she should do this. She was no longer safe in her life, could no longer find that space of solace.
She walked up five flights to find it.
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November/ December Poetry Editor Spotlight: Dawn Lundy Martin
Issue 6 / Poetry

November/ December Poetry Editor Spotlight: Dawn Lundy Martin

Our poetry editor for November and December is Dawn Lundy Martin, who is an author of three books of poetry, and three chapbooks. Of her latest collection, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books 2015), Fred Moten says, “Imagine Holiday singing a Blind alley, or Brooks pricing hardpack dandelion, and then we’re seized and thrown into the festival of … Continue reading