By Ray McManus,Kate Daniels
By Ray McManus,Kate Daniels
By Carmen Tafolla
By Pierre Alex Jeanty,Tremanda Pewett,Carla Huger
By Bruce Bond
In The Visible, we input right into a surreal panorama "where it truly is neither day nor evening / yet either at once," the place mild turns into an creative strength that either illuminates and obscures. The illegible attracts us in the direction of the page-the noticeable printed, sarcastically, via what we won't see.
By Irene Perez,Roberto Cabello-Argandoña
Cultures collide during this riveting paintings, yet Irene Perez navigates us to defense along with her glittering verse. whereas the area she paints is agridulce, she by no means forgets to sweeten all that's sour.
Get able to be transported.
—Stephanie Elizondo Griest, writer of "Mexican adequate: My lifestyles among the Borderlines."
In and out, up and down, right here and there, then and now, physique and spirit, demanding and gentle, black, white, and hues in among, wind and silence, water and sand, asleep and awake...take turns, subscribe to and separate in those poems and prose paintings to create a tapestry of emotions shared via lyricism and fervour for language.
—Nora de Hoyos Comstock, "Count of Me: stories of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships /Cuenta Conmigo: Historias Conmovedoras de Hermandad y Amistades Incondicionales."
Irene’s brief tales and poems have seemed in Kalyani journal, South Florida Arts magazine, Northern Liberties mild, New Mirage magazine, Acentos evaluate, Ardent, Mangrove, Gulfstreaming
Magazine, lengthy Shot, The Américas evaluate, The Bilingual overview. She has written non-fiction
pieces for Somos Padres: A publication for fogeys and Educators, LatinGirl journal and Críticas. She is presently engaged on her first novel.
By Yolanda Robinson
By Akili Nazeer
By James Davis May
Grounded in ask yourself and fueled via an impulse to compliment, the poems in James Davis May's debut assortment, Unquiet issues, grapple with skepticism, violence, and demise to generate lasting insights into the human event. With compassion and humor, this moment and ultimate quantity in Claudia Emerson's Goat Island Poets sequence exposes the unseen tragedies and rejoices within the small, excellent moments of grace in daily life.
May's poems impart honest astonishment on the wildlife, the place reviews of nature function "stand-ins, nearly, / for grace." His poems search to go beyond cynicism, turning usually to the landscapes of North Georgia, his local Pittsburgh, and japanese Europe, in addition to to his literary forebears, for information. For the poet, no strength propels that transcendence extra powerfully than love: love for his spouse and daughter, love for language, and love for the incomprehensible global that he inhabits. those stylistically assorted poems are via turns conversational, earnest, self-deprecating, meditative, and infrequently humorous, even if they are discussing grand subject matters akin to love and sweetness, or extra corporeal topics like fever and foodstuff poisoning.
Lyrical and weird, tragic and fun, Unquiet issues lines an experiential trip within the traditional global, uncovering joys that span from the lingering stories of adolescence to the losses and triumphs of adulthood.