for Joseph Bradshaw / There’s a quality, that means to be / an endorsement, that’s speaking for us. / It is not shallow. It continues
—How About the Fire of Forgiveness
Mike Young wrote himself one gorgeous song. And we’re the lucky ones who get to hear it.
Bobby Bare Jr. “I’ll Be Around” (by Music City Roots)
Sampson Starkweather rap (lyrics taken from “A Limitation of Birds”)
Ryan MacDonald is the toughest guy I know.
ISSUE 12 of IO: A Journal of New American Poetry featuring work by:
MG Martin, Hannah Stephenson, Eric Conroe, James Haug, Christine Shan Shan Hou, Haley Rene Thompson, Jordan Stempleman, Jessica Fjeld, Steven D. Schroeder, and Michael Levan.
Sprung Formal #9
KCAI’s Literary Art Journal featuring work by:
Colleen Maynard, Abeleine Throckmorton, Mathias Svalina, Billy Golden, Daniel Borzutzky, Jen Wilkinson, Rauan Klassnik, Paul Hoover, Sandra Simonds, Lauren McGill, Brandon Shimoda, Clay Hickson, Anthony Madrid, Kate Schapira, Evan Kleekamp, Brett Livingston, Eric Scrivner, Peter Holby, Sampson Starkweather, xTx, Kelsey Wroten, Tori Meyers, Dot Devota, Steven Karl, Siara Berry, Eddie Dixon, Luke Bloomfield, Hateful: Lydia Moyer & Tory Wright Wright, Joseph Bradshaw, Mike Topp, Joey Watson, Christopher DeWeese, Jennifer L. Knox, Amy Erickson, Thérèse Aubray, Brian Clifton, Madeleine Hanlon, Phil Estes, and Andra Khoder