A musical interlude. . .
Samantha Fain is an MFA candidate at Bowling Green State University. Her first chapbook, “Coughing Up Planets,” debuted with Vegetarian Alcoholic Press this March, and her microchap “sad horse music” debuts with The Daily Drunk this May. Her work has appeared in The Indianapolis Review, SWWIM, 8 Poems, and others. She tweets at @smnthfn.
Joan Kwon Glass
Joan Kwon Glass (she/her) is author of “How to Make Pancakes For a Dead Boy” (Harbor Editions, 2022), was a finalist for the 2021 Subnivean Award, a finalist for the 2021 Lumiere Review Writing Contest, & serves as Poet Laureate (2021-2025) for the city of Milford, CT. She is a biracial Korean American who grew up in Michigan & South Korea. Joan holds a B.A. & M.A.T. from Smith College, is Poetry Co-Editor for West Trestle Review & Poetry Reader for Rogue Agent. Her poems have recently been published or are forthcoming in Korean Quarterly, the Subnivean, trampset, Rust & Moth, Rattle, Mom Egg, SWWIM, Honey Literary, Lumiere Review, Lantern Review, Literary Mama, Barnstorm & others. Since 2018, Joan has been nominated four times for the Pushcart Prize. She tweets @joanpglass & you may read her previously published work at www.joankwonglass.com.
Danielle P. Williams
Danielle P. Williams is a poet, essayist and spoken-word artist from Columbia, South Carolina. She is a third-year MFA candidate in poetry at George Mason University. She strives to give voice to unrepresented cultures, making it a point to expand on the narratives and experiences of her Black and Chamorro cultures. Her poems were selected for the 2020 Literary Award in Poetry from Ninth Letter. Her work appears in Hobart, Barren Magazine, The Pinch, JMWW, and elsewhere. For more, visit https://www.daniellepwilliams.com
featuring artwork by Suedabeh Ewing
Welcome to Issue 28, whcih includes work by Samantha DeFlitch, Ashley Elizabeth, Samantha Fain, Laleh Gupta, Jeffrey Hermann, Rafiat Lamidi, Tasneem Maher, Elizabeth Morton, Adrienne Rozells, Eric Wang, Carson Wolfe, Sarah Yost, and Promise O. Agoyi.
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