Poetry 19.1

PLEASE LETS LIVE A LONG TIME by Brett Hanley

Brett Hanley is a poetry editor for Southeast Review. She holds an MFA from McNeese State University and is a PhD candidate at Florida StateUniversity. Their work is forthcoming or has recently been published in WestBranch, Gulf Coast, Ninth Letter, Puerto del Sol, THE BOILER, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. She has received support from the MiddleburyBread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and American Poetry Journalrecently published their debut chapbook, Defeat the Rest.

MY FATHERS PHOTOGRAPHY by Rebecca Ruth Gould

Rebecca Ruth Gould is a poet, translator, and scholar. Her poetry collections include Beautiful English(2021) and Cityscapes(2019). Her translations of Georgian literary modernist poets have appeared in Pleiades, The Brooklyn Quarterly, Tin House, Seizure, Prairie Schooner, and Guernica. She is poetry book reviewer for Harriet Books and teaches at the University of Birmingham. She posts video book reviews related to poetry on the YouTube channel Poetry & Protest.

NOCTURNE: CORONADO BAY by D.S Waldman

D.S. Waldman is a Marsh-Rebelo scholar at San Diego State University. His work has most recently appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Georgia Review, Poetry Northwest, Gettysburg Review, Copper Nickel, Colorado Review, Missouri Review, Southern Humanities Review, and Cherry Tree. He’s received fellowships, support, and awards from Middlebury College, Kenyon Review summer workshops, San Diego State University, and Georgia Review. www.dswaldman.com

EXAMINE YOUR OWN NECK by Richard Prins

Richard Prins is a lifelong New Yorker. Publications include Gulf Coast, jubilat, Ploughshares, and “Notable” mentions in the Best American Essays and Best American Travel Writing series. Arrests include criminal trespass (Trump Tower), disorderly conduct (Trump International Hotel), resisting arrest (Republican National Convention), and incommoding the halls of Congress (United States Senate). He also translates Swahili poetry.

EQUINOX/ ANTIDOTE by Christian Sammartino

Christian Sammartino’s poems have appeared in Yes Poetry, Rogue Agent Journal, Apiary Magazine, and more. He studied religion and philosophy at Elizabethtown College and West Chester University. His poetry is influenced by life in the Pennsylvania Rust Belt near his hometown of Coatesville, Pennsylvania. When he is not writing poetry, you can find Christian hiking through Pennsylvania’s state parks with his wife, Kelsey.

GHOST GIFTS by Hollie Dugas

Hollie Dugas lives in New Mexico. Her work has been selected to be included in Barrow Street, Reed Magazine, Crab Creek Review, Redivider, Pembroke, Salamander, Poet Lore, Watershed Review, Mud Season Review, Little Patuxent Review, Chiron Review, Louisiana Literature, and CALYX. Hollie has been a finalist twice for the Peseroff Prize at Breakwater Review, the Greg Grummer Poetry Prize at Phoebe, Fugue’s annual writing contest, and has received honorable mention accolades in Broad River Review. Additionally, “A Woman’s Confession#5,162” was selected as the 2017 winner of Western Humanities Review’s Mountain West Writers’ Contest. Recently, Hollie has been nominated for a 2020 Pushcart Prize and for inclusion in Best New Poets 2021. She is currently a member of the editorial board for Off the Coast.