Morgan Parker received her MFA in poetry from NYU. Her work has been featured or is forthcoming in Coconut Poetry, PANK, Forklift, Ohio, Handsome, NOO Journal, Vinyl Poetry, ILK Journal, and the anthology Why I Am Not A Painter, published by Argos Books. A Cave Canem fellow, she lives in Brooklyn with her dog Braeburn.
Kelly McQuain is a professor of creative writing at Community College of Philadelphia whose poetry has appeared in Press 1, Black Heart Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia City Paper, Apiary, Certain Circuits, Kansas Quarterly/Arkansas Review, the James White Review and N.P.R.’s Tell Me More. His prose has appeared in such anthologies as Obsessed, Skin […]
Leonard Gontarek’s books of poems include, He Looked Beyond My Faults and Saw My Needs, Déjà vu Diner, and Zen For Beginners. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Field, Verse, Fence, Handsome, The Awl, and The Best American Poetry. He was the 2011 Philadelphia Literary Death Match Champion. He is a foremost translator […]
Morgan Parker: Poem
I know it takes seven years for our cells to change so I started last Thursday the train was pregnant with stillness and groceries so do you know what I thought? I wondered and then I thought I would be sick with the sound of your feet against hardwood coming to sweep up twisted spine […]
Morgan Parker: Epistolary Poem for Reader, Brother, Grandmother, Men (Or, When I Say I Want To Spit You Up)
I’m thinking, what would happen if I started masturbating on this subway car? It’s late. An African man next to me is reading the president’s book. Drinks tonight with an older poet who told me that Winnie the Pooh is the same as Homer Simpson and he is correct. I have been leaving space on […]