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Kristin Garth

Kristin Garth is a Pushcart, Best of the Net, and Rhysling nominated sonnet stalker. Her sonnets have stalked journals like Glass, Yes, Five:2:One, Luna Luna and more. She is the author of fifteen books of poetry including Pink Plastic House, Shut Your Eyes, Succubi, Candy Cigarette Womanchild Noir, and Flutter: Southern Gothic Fever Dream. She…

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Christina Rosso

Christina Rosso lives and writes in South Philadelphia with her rescue pup, Atticus Finch, and bearded husband, Alex. Together they run an independent bookstore and event space called A Novel Idea on Passyunk. In 2016, Christina received an MFA in Creative Writing and MA in English from Arcadia University. Her writing has been featured in…

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Erin Emily Ann Vance

Erin Emily Ann Vance is the author of four previous poetry chapbooks and a novel, Advice for Taxidermists and Amateur Beekeepers (Stonehouse Publishing). She holds a Masters Degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Calgary and is pursuing a Masters Degree in Irish Folklore and Ethnology at University College Dublin. Vance…

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Mela Blust

Mela Blust is a moonchild, and has always had an affinity for the darkness. She is a poet, a painter, a sculptor, and a jeweler. She has been writing poetry since she was a child. She currently resides on a small farm in rural Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in The Bitter Oleander, The Sierra Nevada…

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Angelo Colavita

Angelo Colavita lives and writes in Philadelphia, where he serves as Founding Editor of Empty Set Press and Associate Editor at Occulum Journal. He is the author of two chapbooks of poetry — Flowersonnets (ESP 2018) and Heroines (ESP 2018) — with work appearing or forthcoming in the Operating System’s ExSpecPo series, Pigeon: A Radical…

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These Poems Are Not What They Seem

Edited by Kristin Garth and Justin Karcher. Submissions are now closed. The book will be released Spring of 2020. We’ll be updating this page with specifics about the project as it is prepared for press. Thank you to everyone who contributed and took the time to submit work.  

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Sarah Allen Reed

Born with a decidedly different name and assigned gender near Saint Louis, Missouri, Sarah picked up a pen at the age of eight and drew her first comic book, and despite the world’s valiant attempts to stop her that’s more or less what she’s been doing since. Her work deals with loss, trans and queer issues,…

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Jane Marshall Fleming

Jane Marshall Fleming is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Texas at El Paso, where her heart was stolen by the Franklin Mountains. Ocotillo Worship is her first chapbook. 

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Erin Moran

Erin Moran is a poet and journalist based in Philadelphia. She curates a quarterly literature & arts zine and reading series called Suburban Springtime. Her debut collection of poetry, FIVE YEARS OF SEA-SICKNESS, is forthcoming from Wide Eyes Publishing in early 2020.

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Rebecca Kokitus

Rebecca Kokitus is a poet residing in the Philadelphia area. She has published poetry and prose in various literary journals and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018.

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