Sam Ray is a fresh face to poetry, but growing up with the strip as her backyard it’s no wonder this poet knows how to captivate a crowd. The multi-talented 26 year old has featured at places like Cork & Thorn and the Utah Arts Festival. Her poetry is truthful and raw, and she doesn’t…

  • F*ggot by Allen Forrest

    F*ggot by Allen Forrest

    Allen Forrest Allen Forrest is a writer, graphic artist, and filmmaker, the winner of the 2015 Leslie Jacoby Honor for Art at San Jose State University’s Reed Magazine, he lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His Bel Red landscape paintings are part of the Bellevue College Foundation’s permanent art collection in Bellevue, WA.

  • What Is Paint, What Is A Surface

    What Is Paint, What Is A Surface

    Ruthorn Rujianurak Ruthorn Rujianurak (b.1994) is a Thai painter based in Bangkok. After graduating in 2016 Ruthorn moved to New York and worked there for almost two years. In 2018 He had his first solo exhibition at trendy gallery Bangkok. Ruthorn is a self-taught artist, whose works are collaged with a variety of surface, including…

  • Art by Edward Michael Supranowicz

    Art by Edward Michael Supranowicz

    Edward Michael Supranowicz Edward Michael Supranowicz has had artwork and poems published in the US and other countries. Both sides of his family worked in the coalmines and steel mills of Appalachia.

  • Pond


    John L. Stanizzi Author of Ecstasy Among Ghosts, Sleepwalking, Dance Against the Wall, After the Bell, Hallelujah Time!, High Tide – Ebb Tide, Four Bits, Chants, Sundowning. John’s has appeared in Prairie Schooner, American Life in Poetry, New York Quarterly, many others. NMon-fiction in Stone Coast, Ovunque Siamo, Adelaide, Scarlet Leaf, Evening Street.

  • Transitory Space, Toronto, Canada

    Transitory Space, Toronto, Canada

    Leah Oates Leah Oates has a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design and a M.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a Fulbright Fellow for graduate study at Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland. In 2018-2019 Oates showed in the Toronto area at Black Cat Artspace, the Gladstone…

  • Punting Everything We Don’t Have The Guts To Say Into The Sky

    Punting Everything We Don’t Have The Guts To Say Into The Sky

    by Amanda Pendley Artist: Merri Cherry  little kids blush when confronted with crushesthough it may be the purest form of loveany of us will ever haveI’m stumbling upon more and more days latelywhen I wish I could go back to thatwe always teased zach about shannonand you teased me about zach and hissoccer trained legs…

  • Galleries by Chris Gavaler

    Galleries by Chris Gavaler

    Chris Gavaler  Chris Gavaler is an associate professor of English at W&L University, where he serves as comics editor of Shenandoah. He has published three books on comics: On the Origin of Superheroes (Iowa 2015), Superhero Comics (Bloomsbury 2017), and Superhero Thought Experiments (with Nathaniel Goldberg, Iowa 2019); and has three forthcoming books: Creating Comics…

  • Art by Fabio Sassi

    Art by Fabio Sassi

    Fabio Sassi Fabio Sassi makes photos and acrylics using whatever is considered to have no worth by the mainstream. He really enjoys taking the everyday and ordinary and framing it in a different way. He also likes the imperfect in things and believe that those imperfections add a lot of value. Fabio lives in Bologna,…

  • Art by Rebecca Pyle

    Art by Rebecca Pyle

    Rebecca Pyle Rebecca Pyle’s photographs are in The Healing Muse, Thirty West, Tulane Review, Belle Ombre, and soon to be on two covers of Castabout. She’s a writer and painter, too, with work in New England Review and Hawai’i Review and The Chattahoochee Review and The Penn Review, and many more. See rebeccapyleartist.com. Rebecca lives…