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Alicia Mountain Interview

Alicia Mountain is a lesbian poet, PhD candidate, and assistant editor of the Denver Quarterly. Mountain earned her MFA at the University of Montana in Missoula. Her debut collection, High Ground Coward (Iowa, 2018), was selected by Brenda Shaughnessy to win the Iowa Poetry Prize. She is also the author of  Thin Fire, selected by […]

Om mani padme hum

Gabriel T. Clément explores modern Buddhism and its interactions with society, in Om mani padme hum.

Two Poems by Armaan Bamzai

In “Liebchen” and “Noor”, Armaan Bamzai creates lyrical narratives constructed from folk lore and his own personal experience and homeland.

Red Planet

In this piece, Delany Burk explores fires and the devastating landscapes and after effects of them.

Recent Work

Revitalized

Mina Kim explores the intensity and emotional turmoil that romantic relationships can bring in “Revitalized.”

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Scars

Margaret Madole illustrates the struggle of helping friends with mental illnesses survive another day in “Scars.”

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The Sky Apnea Collection

In “The Sky Apnea Collection”, Ariel Serene uniquely paints picturesque scenes of nature. Her surprising terminology creates a masterful description.

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A Conversation With Alice Bolin

Alice Bolin is the author of Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession. It is a New York Times Notable Book of 2018 and a New York Times Editor’s Choice book, is on the list of Kirkus’ Best Nonfiction Books of 2018, and is an Edgar Award nominee.  Alice has published poems, stories, and […]

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What You Didn’t Learn in History Class

Ryan French reviews Killers of the Flower Moon, a non-fiction book authored by David Grann.

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Adultolescence: A Money Grab for a Social Media-Crazed Generation

Delany Burk takes a look at Adultolescence, and why the poetry collection isn’t worth picking up.

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Love In The Time Of Stomach Bacteria

Bailey Bujnosek writes about John Green’s seventh novel, Turtles All The Way Down.

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Baptized in Fire

In “Baptized in Fire” Cole Kissam contemplates the self through religion and music.

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Rivers in Her Hands

In “Rivers in Her Hands” Viviana Wei explores a mother’s dedication to her daughter, and her daughter’s growth.

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