Featured Artists

Fiction: Allen Kopp

Allen Kopp lives in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He has had over a hundred short stories appearing in such diverse publications as A Twist of Noir, Bartleby-Snopes, Danse Macabre, Skive Magazine, Sleet Magazine, The Release Magazine, Penmen Review, Santa Fe Writers’ Project Journal, Superstition Review, Creaky Door Magazine, Wilde Oats, Abandoned Towers Magazine, Dew on […]

Poetry: Florencia Varela

Florencia Varela’s poems have previously been featured in journals such as Gulf Coast, Western Humanities Review, Washington Square Journal, Diagram, and Poetry Daily. Her chapbook, Outside of Sleep, was published in 2012 by Dancing Girl Press. She completed her MFA at Columbia University, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

Music: Nick Lesley

Nick Lesley is a Brooklyn based musician, currently active in the bands Necking and Alien Whale, along with other collaborations and occasional solo projects. He’s primarily an improvising drummer, but performs on guitar, saxophone, and electronics. He’s created music for dance, film and video – including recent computer animations by Lillian Schwartz – performed in […]

Nonfiction: David Appelbaum

David Appelbaum treads a thin line between poetry and philosophy. A professor of philosophy at SUNY New Paltz, his work in a series of books focuses on the performance of voice. Publisher of Codhill Press, which he founded fifteen years go, he has produced a booklist of nearly one hundred titles, including several local authors. […]

Fiction: Barbara Harroun

Barbara Harroun is an Assistant Professor at Western Illinois University. Her most recent work appears or is forthcoming in i70 Review, Sugared Water, Per Contra, The Riveter Review, Pea River Journal, Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal, Mud Season Review, bioStory, The Lake, Emerge Literary Journal, Sediments Literary-Arts Journal, San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, Lunch Ticket, The […]

Poetry: Tracey Knapp

Tracey Knapp’s first book of poems, Mouth, won the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award in 2014 and will be published in 2015.  Her manuscript was also a finalist for the Four Way Books Intro Prize.  She has received scholarships from the Tin House Writers’ Workshop and the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fund. Her work has appeared  in  Best New Poets, Five Points, Red Wheelbarrow Review, The New […]

Music: Cammisa Buerhaus

Cammisa Buerhaus is a sculptor and transmission artist who works between sound and performance. She is known for her sculptural instruments. Her work has recently been presented by Home Alone 2, The New Museum, MoMA PS1, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, The Royal Ontario Museum, and Issue Project Room.

Fiction: Sam Slaughter

Sam Slaughter is the current Book Review Editor for The Atticus Review. He’s had fiction and nonfiction published or upcoming in places such as McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Heavy Feather Review, South85, and Midwestern Gothic. He can be found online at his website, www.samslaughterthewriter.com or on Twitter @slaughterwrites. He lives and writes in DeLand, Florida.

Nonfiction: Divine Fabrics Collective

Aziza Barnes (right) is blk & alive. Born in Los Angeles, she currently lives in Bedstuy, New York. Her first chapbook, me Aunt Jemima and the nailgun, was the first winner of the Exploding Pinecone Prize and published July 2013 from Button Poetry. You can find her work in PANK, pluck!, Muzzle, Callaloo, Union Station, […]