Visual Art: Zoë Pike

Zoë Pike’s collages  (an introduction by Rusty Morrison, July 24, 2019) In the interest of full-disclosure, I want to begin by saying that I’ve known Zoë Pike for a few years. It’s a pleasure to be able to present to…

Poetry: Asa Drake

Selected by Carl Phillips as a finalist for the Omnidawn Chapbook Contest You Know How He Spoke to Our Titas A thumb, an index finger, a middle finger cut to the knucklein the Hitachi factory. I can tell you what…

Poetry: Kristin George Bagdanov

Selected by Carl Phillips as a finalist for the Omnidawn Chapbook Contest from Diurne         To become whole without first becoming who         3 Species barrier also a binding. Small deaths daily keep us…

Poetry: Nicholas Chng

Selected by Carl Phillips as a finalist for the Omnidawn Chapbook Contest                                                                           2.58 AM at a vending machine                                                                                                                                         1 someone’s sigh                                                             pushes through                                                                                                                         to the front 2                                                     mute foil wrapper on the floor                                                  makes a statement with its stark,                                                         full-bodied…

Poetry: Sara Saab

Selected by Carl Phillips as a finalist for the Omnidawn Chapbook Prize CONVERSATIONS: BELOVED FRIENDS My friends I am the barrentrack surrounded by foliage. Feed me pizza, give me bourbon,fuel me and I’ll run laps for you for hours. And…

Poetry: Scott Challener

Selected by Carl Phillips as a finalist for the Omnidawn Chapbook Contest from Poem with Ad The twist is the ad that appears in the middle of the poemLike a stone in the middle of the road. The twist is…

SOUNDING: Mary Cisper reads Will Alexander

Will AlexanderA Cannibal Explains Himself to HimselfThe Elephants, 2019ISBN 978-1-988979-28-1 Across the Vapour GulfNew Directions, 2017ISBN 978-0-8112-2681-3 Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat: Essays, Prose Texts, Interviews and a Lecture, 1991-2007Essay Press, 2012ISBN 978-0-9791189-7-5 Compression & PurityCity Lights, 2011ISBN 978-0-87286-541-9 “Language, drawn…