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Kim Magowan and Michelle Ross

I was happy to see two familiar names on the cover of the Spring issue of the Colorado Review, but it was a conjunction that really caught my eye. Kim Magowan and Michelle Ross.  And!!! When I got done reading Twenty-three Safety Manuals, a twenty-one-page short story gem, I wanted to know more. How did… Read More Kim Magowan and Michelle Ross

Francine Witte

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and many others. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press,) The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction,) and (The Theory of Flesh.) Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) will be published by ELJ September, 2021. She lives in NYC.… Read More Francine Witte

Jim Kratz

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about what I would do with the anniversary of my dad’s death on February 28, 2020. I thought about re-publishing my non-fiction piece in Hobart about our week in the hospital and life leading up to it but that didn’t feel right. It’s got a great home at… Read More Jim Kratz

Leonora Desar

Leonora Desar is a fiction writer, failed poet, and advice columnist. Her first foray into the literary world was at age 16. She was hired—for ten dollars—to read her poetry at an East Village café. Though it remains the most she’s ever been paid for poetic work, the crowd was unenthused and talked over her.… Read More Leonora Desar

Taylor Byas

Taylor Byas is a Black poet and essayist. Originally from Chicago, she moved to Alabama for six years, where she received both her Bachelor’s degree in English and her Master’s degree in English (Creative Writing concentration) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Taylor currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio where she is a second year… Read More Taylor Byas

Moisés R. Delgado

Moisés R. Delgado is a queer Latinx writer from the Midwest. His prose appears in or is forthcoming from The Pinch, Puerto del Sol, Passages North, Pidgeonholes, Homology Lit, and elsewhere. Moisés can often be found dancing on the moon. We’re happy to have got the chance to interview Moisés and to re-present writing of his from Passages North. One… Read More Moisés R. Delgado

‘Little Feasts’ by Jules Archer Reviewed by Al Kratz

Jules ArcherPaperback | 82 Pages 978-1-7345158-0-0 | First Edition | $16.99Thirty West Publishing House| BUY HERE Don’t let the title fool you. Little Feasts is a huge serving of robust storytelling. In these nineteen short-stories, averaging about four pages each, Archer works fast and forceful, with premises that are funny and new, shocking but never… Read More ‘Little Feasts’ by Jules Archer Reviewed by Al Kratz