María Isabel Alvarez’s prose sestina, “Strawberry Girl,” appears in the 2016 summer online issue of Gulf Coast.
Alison Hicks has new poems in recent issues of Glassworks and Passager.
Kryssa Schemmerling’s first book, Iris In, a collection of poems about films, film history, and her own history growing up in West Hollywood, California, was published in August by Broadstone Books.
Rosebud Ben-Oni has a new poem, “Odisea,” in TriQuarterly’s 150th issue.
Amy Gottlieb’s debut novel, The Beautiful Possible (Harper Perennial) is a Target Emerging Author selection and is included in the Jewish Women’s Archive 2016–17 book list.
Shira Dentz’s e-chap, FLOUNDERS, a hybrid of poetry, prose, and visual elements, was recently published by Essay Press and is free and downloadable here.
Rachel Mack published an essay, “On Not Shaving My Head for a Cancer Fundraiser,” at The Billfold.
J. C. Reyes is now Director of Stetson University’s MFA of the Americas Low-Res Creative Writing Program, with residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach and across the Americas.
Jeffrey Boyle’s poem “Agamemnon and Iphigenia” appeared in Issue 3 of the Pittsburgh Poetry Journal, and his poem “King Christ of Dude Mountain” appeared in “Free ______ Poems About _______ (Jesus edition).”
Merridawn Duckler’s poem “Saga of the Grief Journal,” appeared in the summer issue 8 of Rivet Journal, and her manuscript “Given Name” was a finalist at Tupelo Press.
Nicole Rollender’s latest chapbook, Ghost Tongue, is available from Porkbelly Press.
One of Katherine Forbes Riley’s recently published pieces, “A New Law of Nature,” appears in the July issue of The Conium Review.
Joy Ladin is hard at work on an NEA fellowship–funded book of trans readings of the Bible.
Tim Hunt’s third collection, Poem’s Poems & Other Poems, has now been published by CW Books.
Stephen Massimilla’s co-authored 500-page volume Cooking with the Muse: A Sumptuous Gathering of Seasonal Recipes, Culinary Poetry, and Literary Fare—which includes hundreds of food poems and essays, along with 150 recipes and 200 color photos—was recently released by Tupelo Press to wide acclaim.
Susan Stiles’s poem on naming, “The Light Box,” appeared in Antiphon (Issue 17).