Silvia Bonilla is a New York-based poet and translator whose work has appeared in Rhino, Leveler Poetry and others.
Some Days- Poetry by Silvia Bonilla
Poetry by Lisa Russ Spaar and illustrations by Chika Osaka.
As a Queer, cisgender woman who is black but is often mistaken as white, artist Christina Quarles engages with the world from different positions.
Gabeba Baderoon is a South African poet living and working in Philadelphia. Photography by Genevieve Gaignard.
Anna Akhmatova is one of Russia’s most revered poets. Her work often criticized Stalin’s Russia by lending a voice to victims of the regime.
Exile is the brother of death. —Berber Proverb
by Jumoke Verissimo
Elizabeth Karp-Evans is a writer and editor living in New York. Her latest endeavor is Pacific, a design and publishing studio founded with Adam Turnbull.
Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson is an Irish-American poet and photographer leading the Chicago Publishers Resource Center’s Wasted Pages Writers’ Workshop Series.
Erin Mansur-Smith received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from Ohio University after working for the National Domestic Violence hotline and a literacy program with AmeriCorps. She started losing her hearing as a child and is now profoundly, and proudly, deaf.
Kiyomi Dong is a Brooklyn-based poet and writer hailing from Oahu, Hawaii. Her poetry has appeared in Hanging Loose Magazine #98 and #105.
Does my experience of a thing have distinct characteristics, does it tap an essence universally understood? The taste of red wine, that is a typical example of qualia. What is the taste of red wine?
Lois Roma-Deeley is the author of three collections of poetry: “Rules of Hunger” (2004), ”northSight” (2006), and “High Notes” (2010)—a Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist.