Leo Vanderpot lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. He dedicates his poem to Bill Read, a teacher at Boston University, remembered with thanks for more than five decades.
He knows he’s good not a good cook loves it too much maybe not always a good father butcept when back in time he gave his children a bath then he was in good heaven
The brunettes and the bankers stroll behind me in threes, each in love with one who can’t exist, each surveying corners. It’s 5:45 and the call to prayer flares up from the Modern Mosque. The crows in the magnolia trees are calling for plunder. Boys shoot baskets in the schoolyard, and seventeen green walnuts have […]
A native of Queens, New York, Carol M. Quinn currently lives, works, and writes in East Lansing, Michigan. She holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has taught at the University of Iowa, Temple University in Philadelphia, and Michigan State University. Her fiction has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Joyland, Chicago Quarterly […]
Rebecca Baggett is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Thalassa (Finishing Line Press) and God Puts on the Body of a Deer (Main Street Rag). Her work has received four Pushcart nominations and appears in numerous journals and anthologies, including Miramar, New England Review, North American Review, the Southern Poetry Review, and Tar River Poetry. She lives in Athens, GA, where she works […]
As a poet, Will Nixon is the author of Acrostic Woodstock, My Late Mother as a Ruffed Grouse, and Love in the City of Grudges. With Michael Perkins he has co-authored Walking Woodstock: Journeys into the Wild Heart of America’s Most Famous Small Town and The Pocket Guide to Woodstock.