Special Releases

Stranged Writing: A Literary Taxonomy

Species:

Maziar Karim | “Mass”

Cameron Morse | “Dr. Abbasi”

rachel atakpa | “First Kiss” and “Mirror”

John Savoie | “Quiddity”

Genus:

Cameron Quan Louie | “Laschamp Event”

Peg Alford Pursell | “Swans”

Nancy Carol Moody | “Compendium”

Michelle Bonczek Evory | “5 of 25 Extinct Species Named in 2021”

Wendy Bourgeois | “Clip out Tips for STRANGEDrevisionTM

Family:

Marc A. Criley | “How Do You Erase a Blank?”

Łukasz Drobnik | “Phagocytosis”

Sophia N. Ashley | “The Economics of Death”

Agata Antonow | “3 Recipes for Cabbage from My Grandmother”

Amy Goldmacher | “(After)Math”

Order:

Claire Dez | “Sanatorium for the Dead and Recently Deceased”

Cameron Walker | “The Rattlers”

Alex Behr | “I of I”

Matt Rebholz | “A Map for How to Crash”

Richard Magahiz | “As We Creep Back into the World”

Class:

Katie Curran | “The Kaleidoscope”

Catherine Moscatt | “All Smiles”

Lucie Bonvalet | “Plants Dream”

Jeff Alessandrelli | “Peals of (Part 6)”

Joanna Cleary | “On Waiting”

Phylum:

Rita Pomade | “That Seafaring Witch Took My Man”

Michael Galat | “Writing Home”

Christi Nogle | “I Entered Veda’s Dream”

Adria Bernardi | “Armoire”

Janna Urschel | “Communicability”

Kingdom:

Kara McMullen | “Things Begin to Happen at a Faster Rate”

Benjamin Kessler | “How to Build a Box”

Maggie Veness | “The Martinet”

K. James D’Agostino | “The Worms”

Matthew Robinson | “On Difficulty”

Domain:

Joshua James Amberson | “Contact: A Catalog”

David Stromberg | “Eyeless”

Franki Haber | “The Memory Game”

Eli Ronick | “Dark/ness”

Juliana Roth | “The Role of the Environmental Writer”

New Writers Issue

Short:

Katie Curran | “The Kaleidoscope”

Lerato Ramodike | “Bodies in the Storm”

Juliana Wnuk | “[what does not belong to you]”

Poetry:

Chris Carrera | “Wandering Maiden”

Katie McCarthy | “Remind Me Your Name Again”

Susan Moon | “Draw a Line”

Multimedia: Duets

(with guest musician Mike Castillo)

Short:

Beata Garrett | “Desert Daughters”

Andrew Steketee | “Exhibits for the Court”

Poetry:

E. Kristin Anderson | “Fall into the Rotted Mouth a Little Bit Lighter”

Lucia Orellana-Damacela | “(S)alt(ar)”

 


Baring the Device Features

Hybrid Essays:

Joshua James Amberson | “The Noblest of the Senses: A Catalog”

Dan Chilton | “The Other Side of the Thing”

Jacey de la Torre | “Ability to Fit”

Juliana Roth | “The Role of the Environmental Writer”

David Stromberg | “Abstract Writing”

 


Seasonal Issues

Summer 2024

Multimedia:

Makayla Gay | Selected Poems

Spring 2024

Flash:

Wendy BooydeGraaff and Susan Wider | “Perceptions Shift”

Jennifer Robinson | “Book Your Injectables”

Prose poetry:

Michael Levan | “Willing”

Poetry:

Luke Eldredge | “Great Chain of Being”

Desiree Remick | “Three Anagram Poems”

Multimedia:

Ivan de Monbrison | “Yesterday I Wasn’t Myself”

Winter 2024

Short:

Zdravka Evtimova | “Sweet Cherries”

Lillie E. Franks | “Paradoxes, Borders, and Tragedies”

Maria Kassandrou | “The Shadow of Dorothea Politis”

Chelsea Utecht | “In Exchange”

Poetry:

Mykyta Ryzhykh | Untitled Poem

Multimedia:

Sam Leuenberger | “Prom”

Fall 2023

Short:

Marguerite Alley | “A Haunting”

Gale Huxley | “The Return of the Lunar”

Poetry:

Alex Braslavsky | “Daylight Savings”

Daniel de Culla | “Where Are You Going?”

Mike Wilson | “I Might Be Batman”

Six Words:

Fabiana Elisa Martínez

Summer 2023

Short:

Emma Campbell | “Beetles”

Annie Fay Meitchik | “All at Once”

A.T. Yano | “Rent, Gold, and Chicxulub: A Core Sample of Our Deposits”

Prose poetry:

Ted Jean | “Albany en Recto Verso”

Emily O Liu | “Notes on Being a Real Person”

Poetry:

Martin Shapiro | “Swirl”

Spring 2023

Short:

Amber Burke | “Matter of Days”

Flash:

Amanda Jaffe | “Coot Feet”

Poetry:

Sirianna Helleloid | “Parabola Is the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language”

Trish Hopkinson | “Nocturne to Uterus”

Multimedia:

D.C. Copeland and Joronne Jeter | “There Is No Happy Ending”

Six Words:

Lisa Marie Lopez

Winter 2023

Short:

Dina Hendawi | “The Twice-Defined Other”

Mackenzie Singh | “The Guest”

Prose poetry:

William Doreski | Selected Prose Poems

Poetry:

Nate Logan | Selected Poems

Violet Piper | “Twenty-Four, Candidly”

Mykyta Ryzhykh | Untitled Poem

Fall 2022

Short:

Ellie Cheng | “A Time After Fireflies”

Daniel Solomon | “Put the Pigeon in the Road”

Flash:

Beth Kephart | “Love in the Knots of the Coptic Stitch”

Christine Salek | “Imaginary Friend”

Prose poetry:

Marc Vincenz | “Pandering to the Audience”

Microfiction:

Edward Ahern | “Tectonics”

Summer 2022

Short:

H. T. Brickner | “Ninety-Nine Percent Y”

Sean Hennessey | “The Full Swing Swung”

Sonia Trickey | “Metamorphoses”

Poetry:

Élyse Deering | “She Is an Artist”

Liam McLean | “Bertilax Trax, or Xperience of a Day”

Victoria Punch | “Cormorant Flight”

Spring 2022

Short:

Kaitlin Stone | “Bear It”

Flash:

John Grayson Heide | “Marlon Brando Is a Bowling Pin”

Susan L. Lin | “Little Z”

Poetry:

Ashley Deng | “Conquest, as Seen by the City”

Janis Butler Holm | “Sound Poems: Boys and Girls”

Cameron Morse | Selected Poems

Winter 2022

Short:

Alex Dannemiller | “Best Forgotten Monsters”

Flash:

Peg Alford Pursell | Selected Flash

Samantha Steiner | “Bus Stop”

Poetry:

John Aberdein | “Atween the Wind an the Wa”

Liliya Gazizova | “Don’t Sleep!”

Christine Tierney | Selected Poems

Fall 2021

Flash:

Rosalind Goldsmith | “Swing”

Deepanshi Matai | “A Reverie Through Stone”

Poetry:

J. D. Nelson | Selected Poems

Dylan Taylor | Nine Micropoems

Multimedia:

Caroline Montgelas | “Ransom Note from Your PTSD”

Six Words:

Steve Jensen

Summer 2021

Flash:

Alissa Hattman | “We All Fall Down”

Meredith Smith | “5 Signs Your House May Suffer From Possession”

Prose poetry:

Tess Kursel | “Any Which Way”

Poetry:

Jeffrey Bean | “Figures 5-28”

Sam Leuenberger | “All My Straight Friends Say”

Hannah Linden | “Slum Clearances”

Spring 2021

Short:

Laurel DiGangi | “Shirt and Tie”

Kara McMullen | “Things Begin to Happen at a Faster Rate”

Emma Wilson-Kanamori | “The Third Floor”

Flash:

Matthew Dettmer | “I drove to west virginia when the weather was warm”

Poetry:

Joshua Calladine-Jones | “Four Konstrukce”

Six Words:

Hayley McCullough

Winter 2021

Short:

Lucie Bonvalet | “Septimus”

Freyja Hellebust | “July”

Suman Mallick | “Disorientation”

Poetry:

Ron Riekki | “In”

Yuan Changming | Selected Poems

Six Words:

Jade Wright

Fall 2020

Short:

Lillie Franks | Variations on Three Fables by Aesop

Novel Excerpt:

Jessica Standifird (Rich) | Addy

Flash:

Megan Savage | “The Ugly Sweatshirt”

Poetry:

Alex Behr | Selected Poems

Samantha Fain | “Joy”

Kristi Maxwell | “Flying Fox”

Summer 2020

Short:

Kevin Finnerty | “The Exasperated Law Professor’s Final Exam”

Emelia Steenekamp | “Time Animal”

Prose Poetry:

Jennifer Lang | “Sounds Like”

Poetry:

Daneen Bergland | Selected Poems

Melanie Friedman | “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

Turandot Shayegan | “Itchy”

Spring 2020

Short:

K. James D’Agostino | “The Worms”

Franki Haber | “The Memory Game”

Grace Yannotta | “Before Advent”

Poetry:

Lenore S. Beadsman | “Nightingale Sonnets”

Janice Lee | “Scission”

Patrick S. Rogers | Selected Poems

Winter 2020

Flash:

Sean Davis | “Schrödinger’s Saint”

Gail Hosking | “Marriage”

Multimedia:

Sam Leuenberger | “Portraits of Leonardo DiCaprio”

Poetry:

Jesi Bender | “How the Island Forms”

Jessie Janeshek | “Run It up the Flagpole and See”

Six Words:

Eda Uca

Fall 2019

Short:

Ian Goodale | “The Alchemy of the Eye”

Ewa Mazierska | “The Art of Haiku”

Poetry:

Jay Barnica | “No-brainer”

William C. Blome | “Pigeon”

Vivian Ia | “Thrust Fault”

Six Words:

Kate Foley

Summer 2019

Short:

Donald Anderson | “TNT”

Matthew Harder | “The Sorrows of the Pelican”

Multimedia:

J.I. Kleinberg | “We Are Bound”

Poetry:

Victoria Iacchetta | Selected Poems

Jennifer MacBain-Stephens | Selected Poems

Cameron Morse | Selected Poems

Spring 2019

Short:

Rebecca Ruth Gould | “Hands”

Kelsey Pinckney | “In the Beginning”

Matt Rebholz | “Death Mountain”

Multimedia:

Sabrina Gaskill | “Image Formation”

Poetry:

Casey Golomski | “To the Fossil”

Miranda Sun | “Disowned Light”

Winter 2019

Short:

Sarah Clayville | “Power Play”

Benjamin Kessler | “How to Build a Box”

Flash:

Rosalie Morales Kearns | “The Juniper Tree, in Three Attempts”

Poetry:

Daniel Bourne | Selected Poems

E. Martin Pedersen | “Lists”

Susannah Violette | Selected Poems

Fall 2018

Short:

Desmond Everest Fuller | “Last Days of Tornado Season in Topeka”

Renee Soasey | “The Would-be Plan”

Flash:

Peg Alford Pursell | “In the Beginning”

Poetry:

Mike Corrao | “Honey and Fungus Assemblage”

Maria Pachowicz | Selected Poetry

Six Words:

Daryl Scroggins

Summer 2018

Short:

Tetman Callis | “Yellowjacket”

Flash:

Kathryn Hill | “Valley Dog”

Justine Young | “The Ground Between Us”

Poetry:

Karen An-hwei Lee | Selected Poems

Daniel Romo | “Hues”

Six Words:

Ximena Blanco

Spring 2018

Flash:

M. F. McAuliffe | “The Depression, The Cold War, and The Chemist”

Andrew Mitin | “||

Poetry:

Sarah McCann | “Grammar

Natasha Mijares | Selected Poems

Carrie Nassif | Selected Poems

Six Words:

Tracy Daugherty

Winter 2018

Short:

John H. Leavitt | “Smithereens

Abigail Georege | “Wild Geese Calling”

Flash:

Łukasz Drobnik | “Devonian”

Poetry:

Karolinn Fiscaletti | “VI

Joshua Smith | Selected Poems

Six Words:

Katelyn Thomas

Fall 2017

Short:

Lisa Regen | “The Noble Horse”

Shannon Coghlan Reiss | “Day Is Done”

Flash:

Joshua Michael Maher | “Still Renting”

Multimedia:

Cameron Quan Louie | “Child Life Arithmetics”

Poetry:

Ryan Saul Cunningham | Selected Poems

Victoria Le | “Park”

Summer 2017

Short:

Dorothy Cornish | “We Need to Talk about Karen”

Alethea Tusher | “New Old Friends”

Flash:

Alex Behr | “Angel Dust”

Poetry:

Cameron Quan Louie | Selected Poems

Will McCollum | “Wak’a”

Six Words:

AJ Atwater

Spring 2017

Short:

Sally K Lehman | “Not Crying”

Eva Myers | “The Art of Lying”

Flash:

Evan Steuber | “Cementia”

Adam Strong | “Inner Fire”

Poetry:

nicole v basta | Selected Poems

Six Words:

Howard Kerr

Winter 2017

Short:

Sam Leuenberger | “Puzzle”

Kathryn H. Ross | “Seeds”

Poetry:

Peter Longofono | Selected Poems

Emelia Reuterfors | Selected Poems

Six Words:

Trista Hurley-Waxali

Drew Piston

Fall 2016

Short:

James Guthrie | “The Bone Cans”

Carlo Matos | “Portuguese Paradise”

Poetry:

Stephanie Glazier | Selected Poems

Robert West | “A Classical Triptych”

Six Words:

Cassondra Bird Combs

Heather Napualani Hodges

Summer 2016

Short:

Joel Best | “Einstein at Home”

Cheryl Jacobs | “The Hole”

Poetry:

Michael Paul Hogan | “Six Variations on a Theme of Jacques Prévert”

Six Words:

Dylan Lee

Jenessa VanZutphen

Spring 2016

Short:

Alina Stefanescu | “Our Friend, Mia”

Flash:

M. F. McAuliffe | “The Cohort of Mist, Fog, and Fire”

Christi R. Suzanne | “Ferris Wheel Witness”

Poetry:

Joseph Harms | “Antinomian”

D.J. Parris | “Be Eye No See”

Six Words:

Sharon McDonell

Winter 2016

Flash:

Kurt Cline | “Three Prose Shorts”

Dara Hurd-Danilson | “Under the Big Top”

Poetry:

Rachel R. Carroll | “Grey Girls”

Carrie Nassif | “At this Altitude”

Six Words:

Gerrard Lipscombe | Contest Finalist

Ty Phelps | Contest Winner

Fall 2015

Novel Excerpt:

Christie Wilson | “The Fisherman”

Short:

Marcie Friedman | “Possum”

Flash:

Mitchell Grabois | “Turbine”

Kate Jayroe | “Bad Girl”

Poetry:

Elizabeth Sackett | “Rib”

Six Words:

Diana Wagman

Summer 2015

Short:

Katrina Carrasco | “Bad Water”

Poetry:

Howie Good | Selected Poems

Emily Kepulis | “The Edge”

Karl Miller | “Outside (Diptych)”

Ryan Mills | “Thunder of a Thousand”

Six Words:

Yvonne Conza

Fall 2013

Short:

Doug Chase | “Slowly I Turn”

Flash:

Carrie Padian | “Red”

Davis Slater | “From that Moment (A Story in Reverse)”

Six Words:

Melanie Alldritt

Jamie Feldman

Summer 2013

Flash:

Miranda Brown | “Tarantula Hawk”

Zach Ellis | “Happy Anniversary”

Courtney Sherwood | “Flash without a Climax”

Valerie Wagner | “Forgotten”

Poetry:

Tyler Knott Gregson | Selected Poems

Six Words:

Jo Ann Hongslo