Body of a Poem: Genrequeer and Genderqueer in Alabama

Body of a Poem: Genrequeer and Genderqueer in Alabama

Most of the jokes I hear about Alabama from my Northern liberal friends have nothing to do with the gorgeous, fierce resistance that I see...

Body of a Poem: Transition as Act of Consent//Writing as Act of Consent//Ghosts as Act of Consent

Body of a Poem: Transition as Act of Consent//Writing as Act of Consent//Ghosts as Act of Consent

I. When I began thinking about hormonal transition—long after I had articulated a gender of in-betweenness to myself—it was in the middle of a long...

Compassionate Curating: Your Experience Is Valid

Compassionate Curating: Your Experience Is Valid

To put it simply, being an editor is difficult—and especially so when you are dealing with work that is crucial, urgent, and traumatic. As an...

Compassionate Curating: Editing Halal If You Hear Me

Compassionate Curating: Editing Halal If You Hear Me

Fatimah Asghar: There are as many ways of being Muslim as there are Muslims. That was the first thing that Safia and I talked about when...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Brittney Scott

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Brittney Scott

What have you been reading, watching, or listening to lately? What new or emerging writer do you want the world to know about? A.M. Brant...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Joanna C Valente

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Joanna C Valente

What do you have to say to those who would suggest your writing is too intense or upsetting? Life is upsetting and intense, so why...