Lithic Press,

Allison Blevins

Allison Blevins received her MFA at Queens University of Charlotte and is a Lecturer for the Women’s Studies Program at Pittsburg State University and the Department of English and Philosophy at Missouri Southern State University. She has been a finalist for the Cowles Poetry Book Prize, the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, and the Moon City Poetry Award. Her work has appeared in such journals as Mid-American Review, the minnesota review, Nimrod International Journal, Sinister Wisdom, and Josephine Quarterly. Her chapbook, A Season for Speaking, is part of the Robin Becker series from Seven Kitchens Press. She lives in Missouri with her wife and three children.

Counting In Dog Years

 

 

 


Counting In Dog Years 

  by Frank H. Coons

David J. Rothman

David J. Rothman serves as the Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Western Colorado University, where he also directs the Poetry Concentration, edits the journal THINK, and directs the annual conference Writing the Rockies. His most recent book, co-edited with Jeffrey Villines, is Belle Turnbull: On the Life & Work of an American Master (Pleiades, 2017). His most recent volumes of poetry, both of which appeared in 2013, are The Book of Catapults (White Violet Press) and Part of the Darkness(Entasis Press). A collection of creative nonfiction about mountains and mountain towns, Living the Life (Conundrum Press), also appeared in 2013. His poems, essays and scholarly work have appeared widely, in journals including Agni, Appalachia, Atlantic Monthly, Gettysburg Review, Hudson Review, Kenyon Review, Mountain Gazette, New Criterion, Poetry, Sewanee Review, Threepenny Review and scores of other newspapers, journals and books. In 2018 he won a Pushcart Prize for the poem “Kernels,” which originally appeared in The New Criterion. He co-founded the Crested Butte Music Festival, was the founding Publisher and Editor of Conundrum Press (now an imprint of Bower House Books of Denver), and currently serves as Resident Poet with Colorado Public Radio and as Poet Laureate of Colorado’s Western Slope (2017-’19). With Toni Todd he co-founded and serves as co-director of the Gunnison Valley Poetry Festival and Reading Series. He lives with his family in Crested Butte, Colorado. ​

Devon Miller-Duggan

Devon Miller-Duggan has published poems in Rattle, Shenandoah, Margie, Christianityand Literature, Gargoyle. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Delaware. Her books include Pinning the Bird to the Wall (2008), Neither Prayer, Nor Bird (2013), Alphabet Year, (2017).

Even Now

 

 

 

Even Now 

by Jill Sabella & Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Letters To Joan

 

 

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Letters To Joan
Allison Blevins

Mary Oliver

 


 

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Mary Oliver
Adam Tedesco

My Brother's Keeper

 

 

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My Brother's Keeper
David J. Rothman

Neeli Cherkovski

Neeli Cherkovski is the author of many books of poetry, including From the Canyon Outward (2009), and The Crow and I(2015). He was the coeditor of Anthology of L.A. Poets (with Charles Bukowski) and Cross-Strokes: Poetry between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Cherkovski also wrote biographies of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Charles Bukowski, as well as the critical memoir Whitman’s Wild Children (1988). His papers are held at the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. He has lived in San Francisco since 1974.

Poison In Small Doses

 


 

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Poison In Small Doses

 by Tammy Bendetti

Primate Poems

 

 

 

Primate Poems 

 by Danny Rosen

Sam Roxas-Chua 姚

Sam Roxas-Chua 姚 is a poet and multi-disciplinary artist from Eugene, Oregon. His publications include Fawn Language (Tebot Bach), and Echolalia in Script - A Collection of Asemic Writing (Orison Books). His poems and visual art portfolios have appeared in various journals including Narrative, december Magazine, Cream City Review, and basalt Magazine; and his collection of poems, Diary of Collected Summers, won the first place award in the 7th Annual Missouri Review Audio Competition in poetry. Roxas-Chua 姚 has received four Pushcart nominations and has been invited to read at local government events and for the Oregon State Legislature. In early 2017 he appeared in a live broadcast of Dear Sugar Radio at the Aladdin Theater in support of #writeourdemocracy/ #writersresist.

Tammy Bendetti

Tammy Bendetti has published poems in Alyss, Bitopia, Calliope, Fiolet & Wing, Fire Poetry, Grand Valley Magazine, scissors & spackle, Sugared Water, Thank You for Swallowing, Yellow Chair Review and elsewhere. She writes and makes art from Colorado, where she lives with her partner, Corey, and their two little daughters. Corey denies the existence of narwhals. Please send help in the form of additional proof to @SkylarkLover, https://www.patreon.com/TammyBendetti, or https://artbytammybendetti.wordpress.com.

 

The Siren World

 

 

 

The Siren World 

by Juan J. Morales

The Slow Salute

 

 

 

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The Slow Salute
by Devon Miller-Duggan