Menacing Hedge premiers from the efforts of Managing Editor Kelly Boyker, Technical Editor and Proofreader Martha Vallely, and Webmaster and Paperwork Dealer-Wither Gio Guillemette. Menacing Hedge is an online quarterly journal of poetry, fiction and artwork, that is “committed to fostering access to emerging and experimental poetry and prose.” Ongoing publication is scheduled for the first weeks of July, October, January, and April with a yearly “best of” print edition.
Additionally (and on the even more fun side of life), MH offers authors whose works are accepted to submit one of their “most cringeworthy efforts from the misty past to Menacing Hedge’s evil twin, Scary Bush.” Currently on Scary Bush is the poem, “The Poet” by Juliet Cook, written in high school with teacher comments in the margins.
The first issue of Menacing Hedge includes works by P. Hurshell, Nancy Ibsen, Chenelle Milford, Nathan Moore, Paul Nelson, Meg Pokrass, Julene Tripp Weaver, Lucile Barker, Leo Briones, Juliet Cook, Beth Coyote, Christine Hamm, Jeremy Halinen, and Lauren India Henley.
[Cover Image: “Larva Live” by Scott Summers]