Danez Smith

September 4, 2017

New work by Danez Smith plus a conversation between Danez and Phillip B. Williams […]

Donte Collins

January 1, 2017

New work by Donte Collins plus a conversation between Donte and Phillip B. Williams […]

Casey Thayer

May 29, 2016

New work plus an interview with Phillip B. Williams
bullet: what thunder, teeth / in the threat, / blade in the sheath, / blood-letter bought / over the counter as easy as aspirin, an Oxy, / to take into the body, / what the deed / leaves, a hand that reaches / across the field’s divide, / snake coiled in the warren, / mole mazing the loam, / what the body carries, / what’s left / of the fire, […]

Aziza Barnes

March 27, 2016

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 […]

Peter Mason

March 20, 2016

New work by Peter Mason plus a conversation between Peter and Phillip B. Williams. […]

Erika L. Sanchez

February 28, 2016

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 C. Rollins

February 21, 2016

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. […]

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