Michele Parker Randall is the author of Museum of Everyday Life (Aldrich Press, 2015). She earned her MFA/Poetry from New England College, MA/Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida, and was a resident artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming from Potomac Review, The Newport Review, […]
Timothy Otte’s work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, the minnesota review, LitHub, SAND Journal, Structo, and Sundog Lit, among others. He was a 2014-15 Loft Mentor Series winner, and in 2016, selections of his manuscript “FEATHERMUCKER” were set to music. He is from and lives in Minneapolis, where he works at Coffee House Press, but […]
Brooklyn, July 2014 We cycle toward the Verrazano Narrows through a strand of sabbath islands. Teenage girls in black skirts go visiting like their mothers. Fridays, sirens sing at dusk, reminding us to divide our bodies from the calendar. Yesterday we woke to video of a man gasping his last rites. Machado at a friend’s […]
Edward O’Dwyer (b. Limerick, Ireland, 1984) is widely published in journals and anthologies around the world. He was selected for Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series in 2010, and has been shortlisted for a Hennessy Award, the Desmond O’Grady Prize, and the North West Words Prize, among others. He has also been nominated for Pushcart, Forward and […]
Britt Melewski’s poems have appeared in Puerto del Sol, Sporkpress, Sink Review and Prairie Schooner among others. He curates the New York City-based reading series FREE WATER. Melewski received his MFA at Rutgers-Newark in 2012. He lives in Brooklyn.
Kiprop Kimutai is a Kenyan, and was the second runner’s up for the Kwani? Manuscript Project. His book, The Water Spirits, will soon be published. Aside from the 2015 Caine Workshop, he has participated in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Farafina Workshop in Lagos. He is an editor with Jalada Africa, which is a Pan-African Writers’ Collective, […]