The Poeming Pigeon poetry
Inverted Syntax fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography
Our Winter 2018, print edition includes poetry, fiction, interviews, book reviews, essays, art, and photography from Amit Majmudar, Gabriel Spera, Lynn Marie Houston, Maryann Corbett, D. R. Goodman, Heinrich Heine, Terese Coe, Andrew Frisardi, Alexis Sears, Rob Wright, Anthony J. Otten, Stella Pye, Michael Cohen, Joanna Pearson, Brooke Clark, and others.
In this issue: fiction by Amanda Ajamfar, Pam Goldman, Genevieve Plunkett, and Ashley Wurzbacher; nonfiction by Jill Logan and Kyoko Mori; and poetry by Albert Abonado, Amanda Auerbach, Sally Ball, Colby Cotton, Mark Ducharme, Katherine Fallon, Sam Gilpin, John Kinsella, Rick Lyon, J. C. Miller, Alex Mouw, Lisa Allen Ortiz, Laura Paul Watson, Jackson Wills, and more.
In this issue: art by Jenny Reddin, fiction by Stanley Delgado, poetry by Alexa Doran, and nonfiction by Alexia Kemerling. Additional imagery by Marc Cohen, Leah Dockrill, and Alex Nodopaka.
This month’s Featured Selection includes work by Dorianne Laux, interviewed by Hélène Cardona. In Essays and Comment, “How to Write on Rat Skin” by T.R. Hummer. Devin King reviews Now that the audience is assembled by David Grubbs. Our poetry selections include work by Martha Collins, Susan Rich, Peter Cole, Margo Taft Stever, Julie Bruck, G.C. Waldrep, Ekiwah Adler-Belendez, and more.
“Suffering Self” by Minh Phuong Nguyen. When a young writer’s body begins attacking itself, he searches for the roots of his illness in his family’s trauma. Begging his parents for their “story crumbs,” he reconstructs the story of their wartime experiences in Vietnam, his father’s arrests and his mother’s starvation, and the bribery that made it possible for them to escape the country.
Willow Springs 83 features prose and poetry from Brenna Lemieux, John Goodhue, Anne Raustol, Laura Van Prooyen, Suzanne Highland, an interview & poetry from Maggie Smith, and more.