THE VOLTA is a multimedia project of poetry, criticism, poetics, video, conversation (audio), and interview (text). THE VOLTA is home to the following:
Inspired by a piece of Ian Hamilton Finlay’s, EVENING WILL COME is a journal of prose writing, often by poets on the how, what, and why of their writings. Founded in 2010, new issues appear on the first day of each month.
FRIDAY FEATURE presents new reviews of poetry each week.
MEDIUM is a video column and journal, where new videos of writers appear each Friday.
NEWS items of interest (e.g., new books, chapbooks, journals, reading tours, etc.).
THE PLEISTOCENE is an occasional journal of audio conversations with writers, recorded live.
Also inspired by a piece of Ian Hamilton Finlay’s, THEY WILL SEW THE BLUE SAIL is a monthly journal of poetry, featuring a single poem by each of three poets per issue. New issues appear on the first of each month.
TREMOLO features a single interview with a poet, with new issues also appearing on the first day of each month.
THE VOLTA was founded in Tucson, Arizona on December 11, 2011 by Sara Renee Marshall and Joshua Marie Wilkinson. It went live on Sunday January 1, 2012.
Those interested in contributing to THE VOLTA are welcome to contact the editors.