Sarah Batcheller

Poetry by Athena Melliar

"Pallid Mirrors" Pale yellow star-shaped flowers were scenting the air, the lime fragrance of zest combined with thyme balm; Zephyr, just orienting a swarm of bees towards the east, confined them in its breeze. The tree’s loose canopy left a dappled shade on the ground below; the ...

A Letter from the Blog Editor

To our readers, Recent months have seen an onslaught of discussion about sexual assault and harassment in the media. As survivors come forward and powerful people admit, apologize, step down, deny, and/or lash out, many of us witnessing it all from ...

Speaking With Artist Mojdeh Rezaeipour on “Belonging”

By Holly Mason Belonging, Mojdeh Rezaeipour’s solo show at Arlington Arts Center, is on exhibit through December 16th. She will be participating in a Gallery Talk about the work on its closing day this Saturday from 1-3pm.  All seven solo artists at AAC for the Fall (one ...

A Review of “daughterrarium” by Sheila McMullin

Review by Kristen Brida daughterrarium Publisher: Cleveland State University Poetry Center Author: Sheila McMullin ISBN: 978-0-9963167-5-0 Pub Date:4/1/2017 Retail Price:$ 16.00 I have read through McMullin’s debut collection daughterrarium at least twice. The first time I read them, I scribbled in the margins with a little more urgency than ...

A Review of “Killing Summer” by Sarah Browning

Review by Holly Mason Killing Summer Publisher: Sibling Rivalry Press Author: Sarah Browning  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 ...