Nonfiction by Juanita E. Mantz
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Juanita E. Mantz

It’s eight o’clock, and my dad’s still not home from work. Mom is making one phone call after another to the bars around town. I am on the sofa working on my Romeo and Juliet book report. Unlike most people, I like the fact that there is not a happy ending. Continue reading

Nonfiction by Kayla Haas
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Kayla Haas

Erasure “I must have turned around, or jumped back or something, and then you dropped the knife and the meat was on the floor and you just started saying ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry’ over and over again, and you huddled in the corner and sort of held your head and rocked and kept saying ‘I’m … Continue reading

Nonfiction Editor Spotlight: Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction Editor Spotlight: Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

Reading nonfiction for September and is Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, who also has an essay in The James Franco Review Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo was the 2013 Poets & Writers California Writers Exchange poetry winner and a 2015 writer-in-residence at Ragdale Foundation. She has work published in Acentos Review, The American Poetry Review, CALYX, Los Angeles Review, Lumen Magazine, … Continue reading

Get Ready for Issue 4
Issue 4

Get Ready for Issue 4

What happens when previous contributors become editors? You get issue 4. Visit the editor spotlight for Kamala Puligandla, Courtney Kersten, and Yasmin Belkhyr to refresh on why they became editors for May and June. We can’t wait to share this issue with you.     With poetry by: Jamison Crabtree, Meggie Royer, Kelly Jones, Maya Jewell … Continue reading