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New Release: Wire & Wail by Lusia Slomkowska

Announcing the release of Wire & Wail! Wire and Wail is by turns autobiographic, scientific, philosophic, and religious. Lusia Slomkowska wrote  that after her second open-heart surgery, her physical limitations show up in her poems… not as crowns of thorns, but as other symbols of anger and grief: her shattered aortic valve was replaced with a porcine

New Release: The Hominine Egg

Jenny Gropp’s first title is available now! From everyday scenes that clothe a cast of characters in weather, tears, and prayer, to the “animal between,” where the narrator conjures her desires into the courage to explore her sexuality, from the ontological vignettes of a woman living in Northern Japan under the constant presence of fog,

Unwelcome in my country, Unwelcome in my church

WHY CAMILLE DUNGY CAN’T GET OVER THIS ELECTION   First published by LitHub January 2017 During the prayers of the people on the Sunday after America’s recent presidential election, the pastor read the prayer card of a congregant who sought comfort and support for those who have been imperiled as a result of this new

Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN / Radical WRITING

Edited by Erica Hunt and Dawn Lundy Martin The collection, Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN / Radical WRITING celebrates temporal, spatial, formal, and linguistically innovative literature. The anthology will collect late-modern and contemporary work by Black women from the United States, England, Canada, and the Caribbean—work that challenges readers to participate in meaning making.  Because one

Short Fiction Award winner: LETICIA DEL TORO

“A moving and powerful story about sisterhood, grief, loss, and picking up the pieces without completely losing one’s self.”—Edwidge Danticat, 2016 Kore Press Short Fiction Award Judge Leticia del Toro is a California poet and short story writer with roots in Jalisco, Mexico. Her work has appeared in Huizache, Zyzzyva, Cipactli and Mutha Magazine, among