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Concerning Craft: Finding another way into the experience

Susan Okie is a poet, physician, and former Washington Post medical reporter. She received her MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College in 2014. Her chapbook, Let You Fly, was a finalist in Finishing Line Press’ New Women’s Voices Contest and was published in 2018. Her work has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Prairie Schooner, and […]

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Writing to give back: Q&A with poet Kailah Peters

Kailah Peters (KP) is a poet and storyteller who has migrated north to study public relations and creative writing. She describes her poetry as a confession her soul makes to her mind. Her imaginative and poignant style questions identity, human connection, and social order. For the full breadth of her work and passions, visit www.KPPETERS.weebly.com. KP’s poem […]

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Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Chelsea Lemon Fetzer

Chelsea Lemon Fetzer holds an MFA in fiction from Syracuse University. Her fiction and poetry have also appeared in journals such as Callaloo, Tin House, Mississippi Review, and Minnesota Review. Fetzer lives in Baltimore, where she is mothering, teaching, working on a novel, and serving on the board of CityLit project. Chelsea’s poem, “Sponge,” appeared […]

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Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Sheila Black

Sheila Black is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Iron, Ardent (Educe Press, 2017). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Puerto del Sol, the New York Times, and the Nation. She is a coeditor of Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability and The Right Way to […]

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