Sarah Batcheller

A Review of “Killing Summer” by Sarah Browning

Review by Holly Mason Killing Summer  Author: Sarah Browning  Full-Length Poetry Collection  ISBN: 978-1-943977-40-6  Publication Date: 9/21/2017  Retail Price: $14.95 At a time when poets and writers are frequently and earnestly asking the age-old question of What can I do to help, to make change in this current ...

The First Time I Died by Brittany Kerfoot

The first time I died, I felt fireworks shoot down my legs and I could taste their colors: red like your heart before it stopped and turned gray, golden green like your eyes. My chest was heavy and my head ...

A Flash Essay by Traci Cox

    Smudge. I hate that word.             Smudge. Do you say it in two syllables, or three? [My Arkansas friend says it in three. Suh-muh-dge.] So many consonants, all piled up; clutter. Rolling around. Alphabet soup. Taste dirt. Taste sad. Taste. Taste—             Smudge. _____   “Pinched like a pear,” ...

An Interview with Tethered by Letters CEO Dani Hedlund

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Tethered by Letters’ founder and CEO, Dani Hedlund. Dani discussed the inception of Tethered by Letters and its various imprint projects. She noted generational differences in achieving success in the literary field, expressing that she looks forward to ...

From ESSAYS ON DISTANCE: A BOOK OF FAILURES by Kristina Marie Darling

    Kristina Marie Darling is the author of twenty-seven books of poetry, most recently Ghost / Landscape (with John Gallaher; BlazeVox Books, 2016) and the forthcoming Dark Horse (C&R Press, 2017). Her awards include three residencies at Yaddo, where she has held the Martha Walsh ...