Volume Two

released March 2013, as a set of full-color postcards | art by Andrew Abbott | poems by Ryan Bender-Murphy, Molly Brodak, Boona Daroom, Jay Deshpande, Courtney Hall, Duane Locke, RC Miller + Gary J. Shipley, Amanda Silbernagel, and James Valvis


ANDREW ABBOTT’s artwork has been shown in both solo and group exhibitions across the United States. He exists online at https://www.facebook.com/andrewabbottartist.


RYAN BENDER-MURPHY has poems in Anti-, The Bakery, Front Porch, NAP, Phantom Limb, Spork, and elsewhere. He lives in Austin, TX, where he teaches and surrenders. His chapbook First Man on Mars will be released fall 2013 by Phantom Limb Press.

MOLLY BRODAK is the author of A Little Middle of the Night (University of Iowa Press, 2010) and three chapbooks of poetry. She lives in Atlanta and edits the journal Aesthetix.

BOONA DAROOM is 29. He lives in Brooklyn. Visit him here: adamadamadamadamadam.blogspot.com.

JAY DESHPANDE’s poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Washington Square, La Petite Zine, Narrative, Handsome, Shampoo, Spork, and elsewhere. He is the former poetry editor of AGNI and he curates the Metro Rhythm Reading Series in Brooklyn (metrorhythm.wordpress.com).

COURTNEY L. HALL: Constantly traveling, constantly writing, I live for dualities. I read Vogue, I play in a thrash punk band. A charter member of the infamous girl gang, Babe Squad and recent MA graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I currently reside in my parents’ house in the country.

DUANE LOCKE lives in Tampa, Florida near anhingas, gallinules, alligators and the popularly most revered shrine in the city, the football stadium. He has had 6,699 poems published. 30 books. His latest (2012) Duane Locke: The First Decade, 1968-1978, 333 pages–a republication of his first 11 books. Order from publisher, Bitter Oleander Press, or Amazon (six reviews).

RC MILLER lives in Metuchen, New Jersey and is the author of Pussy Guerilla Face Banana Fuck Nut (Les Editions Du Zaporogue). He maintains a blog via http://visionblues.blogspot.com/.

GARY J. SHIPLEY is the author of Theoretical Animals (BlazeVOX). He has work that has appeared recently or is forthcoming in The Black Herald, Gargoyle, New Dead Families, nthposition, la Granada, elimae, > kill author, and others. He is on the editorial board of the arts journal SCRIPT. More details can be found at http://garyjshipley.blogspot.com/.

AMANDA SILBERNAGEL is a poet who also studies/writes/teaches philosophy. She thinks beliefs are overrated, and that the world could use more poetry. Find more of Amanda’s work at her website: http://www.amandasilbernagel.com.

JAMES VALVIS is the author of How to Say Goodbye (Aortic Books, 2011). He has published many poems in places like Anderbo, Arts & Letters, Barrow Street, Midwest Quarterly, Rattle, River Styx, and Verse Daily.  He lives in Issaquah, Washington.