Insane Anger by J. Van de Kamp

Jessica Van de Kemp (BA, B.Ed, MA) is the author of Spirit Light (The Steel Chisel, 2015). Her poem, “Slant of the Girl,” was shortlisted for the 2015 Montreal International Poetry Prize. The recipient of a BlackBerry Graduate Scholarship and the winner of two TA Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Jessica is currently pursuing a … Continue reading Insane Anger by J. Van de Kamp

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Crawlspace by A. Gilliam

Born at the foot of the Alamo and raised in New Orleans, ALEXANDRA GILLIAM earned her MFA in Creative Writing from California College of the Arts. She is the author of chapbook “Femmesturary” (dancing girl press, 2016). Visit her here. Exile I be hair, cup up, your mouth, eyes, burning on water, sweets, sweet water, … Continue reading Crawlspace by A. Gilliam

Poison Ivy by L. Mardirossian (Art by A. Amineva)

Louisa Mardirossian is a NYC-based producer, photographer, and writer, depending on the day you catch her. She’s submitted to us one of her self-portrait series. I first met Pam on the school bus when I was five years old. I would sit alone and bury my face in a picture book, and she would plop herself … Continue reading Poison Ivy by L. Mardirossian (Art by A. Amineva)

The Kenosha Kid & Spin Song by P. Chatelain

Phillipe Martin Chatelain is the founder of In Parentheses and a poet from New York City with a Master's Degree in Poetry from The New School. He writes as someone in the tradition of the urban troubadour or the flaneur--wandering, taking notes. He believes that poetry of our generation has taking on a much more digital definition. … Continue reading The Kenosha Kid & Spin Song by P. Chatelain