Kristen Brida

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers of So to Speak: This is my last issue as Editor in Chief of So to Speak. While it is bittersweet to be stepping down from my post, I am incredibly proud of what my staff has accomplished this ...

Retaso (Fabric Remnants) Series

My work explores psychological and socio-political themes surrounding liminal identity, cultural assimilation, and the Filipino/a diaspora, tempered by my experience as a Filipina immigrant living in the United States. In my current work, I navigate through the colonial history of ...

Morning Commute : Brooklyn to Times Square

Anatopism, which refers to something that is out of its proper place has defined my current work in painting. My work depicts snapshots of people and considers how appearance defines who we are and often determines our identity more than ...

Speaking with Poetry Judge Eileen Myles

As our submission period wrap up & we review submissions for our contest period, our genre editors  Below, Poetry Editor E. Rhōdes speaks with our judge. ER: How do you incorporate your conception of feminism into your work? Eileen Myles: Luckily it’s not very conceptual. I was ...

Letter from the Editor

Dear Reader: At So to Speak, I believe that with an intersectional feminist mission such as ours, it is crucial to not only promote talented writers of diverse backgrounds, but to also actively amplify and promote the voices in a social ...