Contributor Spotlights

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Contributor Reads

Map to the Stars, the  [read more]

Inspiration(s) for “The Working-Class Ophelia”

STEPHANIE DICKINSON

Frozen like a thing of stone
I sit in thy shadow  [read more]

Inspiration from Julie Marie Wade

THE ADVENT CALENDAR AS HERMIT CRAB

I wrote “Advent” in autumn 2018 while  [read more]

Inspiration from Katherine Smith

ALLOWING THE LEAF

For an ultrasound  [read more]

What inspires you? Amy Stuber answers.

We asked Spring issue contributor Amy Stuber to share what inspired her story “Picturebook,” and we  [read more]

What inspires you? Aline Mello answers.

We asked Lost & Found issue contributor Aline Mello to share what inspired her poem “Studying for the Citizenship Test with My Mother,”  [read more]

Origins and Inspiration from Raul Palma

Raul Palma

UNIVERSAL JUDGMENT

I wrote the first draft of “[read more]

Inspiration from Kieran Wray Kramer

SEE AND BUILD

 
For me, with writing, I know a story will come. This is a gift my childhood gave me. And it’s because I lived close to the  [read more]

Contributor Spotlight: Terry Ann Thaxton

Terry Ann Thaxton’s “How My Body Was Made,” an elegiac model of how an essay can function as both visceral and emblematic, appears in our current issue, [read more]

Inspiration from Jeff Hardin

THE EDGES WE SHARE

 

For years, I have addressed poems to specific poets—my “wider fellowship,” as I refer to them—considering how our lives, if not our poems,  [read more]

Contributor Spotlight: James Gallant

“Ferranti and Sivori,” a dark and musical telling, appears in our new Spring issue. Author James Gallant agreed to share more about the story and his writing with  [read more]

Contributor Spotlight

Contributing editor Theodore Worozbyt’s books are The Dauber Wings (Dream Horse Press, 2006); Letters of Transit, winner of the Juniper Prize (The University of Massachusetts Press, 2008);  [read more]

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