THOMAS MIRA Y LOPEZ is the author of The Book of Resting Places (Counterpoint 2017). His work has appeared in The Georgia Review, The American Scholar, and The Kenyon Review Online, among others. He is an editor of Territory, a literary journal about maps, and currently the Kenan Visiting Writer at The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Jon Riccio:
What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? A lot of poetry can be stuck inside an echo chamber of self-admiration. That doesn’t interest me very much as a reader. But poetry is intensely appealing when it is able to draw in a constellation of multiple disciplines,
We’re delighted to announce our nominations for the 2017 Pushcart Prize. While we’re excited by all the work we publish, we’re proud to recognize these pieces that appeared in Issues 71 and 72.
We’re happy to announce that Issue 72 is out in the world! To purchase a copy, check out our Store. And from Issue 72 Co-Editor-in-Chief, Samuel Rafael Barber: Dear Reader, Some insist upon comparing the release of a literary magazine to sending off a child to college (for the sake of rhetorical patterning, we will