Sarah Batcheller

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 ...

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,” ...