• Aziza Slider

    Aziza Barnes

    Aziza Barnes is blk & alive. Born in Los Angeles, Aziza currently lives in Oxford, Mississippi. Her first chapbook, me Aunt Jemima and the nailgun, was the first winner of the Exploding Pinecone Prize and [...]
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    Erika L. Sanchez

    Erika L. Sánchez is a poet, essayist, and fiction writer. She is the author of poetry collection Lessons on Expulsion (Graywolf 2017) and the young adult novel Brown Girl Problems (Knopf 2017). Her poetry  has been published in Guernica, diode, Boston Review, POETRY Magazine. She has also [...]
  • Alison Rollins Slider photo

    Alison C. Rollins

    Venus Hottentot in a convex mirror
    an interior coagulation of disembodiment.

    They say that men are more visual & it
    is true I can’t see myself from behind.

    Can’t curate the archives of these cave walls
    paintings drawn with moist fingers and firm hands. […]

  • Keith Leonard Slider

    Keith Leonard

    Poems by Keith Leonard and a conversation between Keith and Phillip B. Williams. […]



Fiction/Creative Nonfiction

  • Adam Hamze

    March 30, 2016

    i have seen my lifeless body. it has its own name that sounds nothing like mine. it lives in the bathroom stall of some restaurant, bloody & left behind. in the ditch down the street from the university, rain falling on its silence. […]

  • SJ Sindu

    March 23, 2016
  • Mary Jean Murphy

    March 11, 2016


Poem of the Week

  • Megan Peak

    August 28, 2016

    Ice winked its white eye, slick
    and aggressive. I wore kitten

    heels. I felt pretty. I didn’t mind […]