released March 2018 | poems by Douglas Suano Bootes, Laynie Browne, Jasmine Gibson, Katie Naughton, Christine Scanlon, Alicia Wright
DOUGLAS SUANO BOOTES is an itinerant artist of Saponi-Catawba and Swiss-German descent. Recipient of the N. Scott Momaday, Richard Bradford, and Truman Capote writing awards, his poetry, fiction, and non-fiction have been published in several literary journals and anthologies, including Runestone Literary Journal, Tribal College Journal, and World Literature Today. He currently haunts the arroyos in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico while enrolled in the Lo-Rez MFA Creative Writing program at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
LAYNIE BROWNE’s most recent book is You Envelop Me. She lives in Wallingford PA.
JASMINE GIBSON is a Philly jawn living in Brooklyn. She spends her time thinking about sexy things like psychosis, desire, and freedom. She is the author of Drapetomania (Commune Editions, 2015) and Don’t Let Them See Me Like This (Nightboat, 2018).
KATIE NAUGHTON’s work can be found in jubilat and Lambda Literary’s Poetry Spotlight. She is a PhD student in the poetics program at the State University of New York at Buffalo and holds an MFA from Colorado State University.
CHRISTINE SCANLON is a graduate of The New School MFA program. She has a poetry collection, A Hat on the Bed (Barrow Street Press) and work published or forthcoming from, among other journals, littletell, Dream Pop Press, and Yes Poetry.
Originally from Rome, Georgia, ALICIA WRIGHT has received fellowships from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Poems appear or are forthcoming in Ecotone, The Greensboro Review, Yalobusha Review, Poetry Northwest, and Indiana Review, among others. At present, she is a doctoral candidate in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Denver.