News: Our Fall 2016 print issue is out!


Our fantastic new issue features stunning artwork by Eyal Gever, Kasey McMahon, Judy Rifka, and Morgaine Adkin, prose and poetry by Ralph Hamilton, Scott Hughes, Jane Hertenstein, Sarah Brown Weitzman… read more >>

Art: Portrait of an Inner Life


“My poetry films although abstract have a documentary feel about them and give a strong sense of time and place. The films create an emotive feeling in the viewer through the visual images, text, and the music.” read more >>

Poetry: Lab

Down in a gully beside the house, a pine crate
had been set on concrete blocks and painted green… read more >>

Creative Nonfiction: The Pig Inspector of Titov Veles

After a year and a half of travel through Europe and North Africa, my money was gone by the time I got to Athens, Greece, in 1973… read more >>

Poetry: The Wounds of Exile

She was bleeding before

I cut myself away.

My leaving merely

bloomed new wounds… read more >>

Contest: 2016 Poetry Film Contest Winner and Finalists

Saebom Kim
“The artwork is an invitation, a compelling silent film that draws parallels with the haiku form. Using visual images as its vocabulary, this understated and powerful film demonstrates the power of simplicity in evoking emotion and plural meanings.” ~ Zata read more >>

Essay: A Social Media Biography of a Spree Killer, Part 1

Like 28% of young adults (18-29) in the United States, Elliot Rodger created videos and posted them to the Internet. He recorded himself driving around in his BMW, walking around public places, and giving monologues on life, particularly his dissatisfaction with women. Unlike most young adults, he posted a video that outlined his plans for a killing spree. The videos are part of his social media autobiography, an enduring digital artifact of a life many would like to forget… read more >>