Celebrating James Longenbach

Celebrating James Longenbach Alec Witthohn   Friday, July 29, the literary community lost James Longenbach, a dear critic, poet, and friend. He had been living with kidney cancer for the past six years. The poet passed away at sixty-two. After his diagnosis, Longenbach persevered, publishing two books of criticism: How Poems Get Made (Norton, 2018) […]

An Interview with Joy Guo

An Interview with Joy Guo By Lauren Furman   Just this year, New York­­–based writer and attorney Joy Guo has published work in the Masters Review‘s New Voices, the Bureau Dispatch, Jellyfish Review, Hobart, and Chestnut Review. She also reads for No Contact, “a digital publisher of short-form prose, poetry, and hybrid works.” Her flash […]

Five Queer Literary Magazines to Read This Summer

Five Queer Literary Magazines to Read This Summer Alec Witthohn   Many LGBTQIA+ readers and writers, myself included, are familiar with the blanket diversity statements that appear on the “about” pages and submission guidelines of many mainstream literary journals across the country. It’s important, I think, for queer authors to be able to achieve a […]

An Interview with Alyson Mosquera Dutemple

An Interview with Alyson Mosquera Dutemple By Ross Reagan   Alyson Mosquera Dutemple’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Passages North, DIAGRAM, The Journal, and Wigleaf, among others, and recently received an honorable mention for Cincinnati Review‘s 2021 Robert and Adele Schiff Awards. She works as an editorial consultant and creative […]