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Poetry from The US & Canada

Felicia McCarthy’s pick of the strongest established and emerging voices in poetry from The US & Canada

Poetry by Iago Crybin

Crybin's poetry is melodic, and will repay your taking the time to read his work aloud. The acrobatic play of sound reminds one of Gerard Manley Hopkins.

3 Poems by Kathleen Strafford

In this collection of work, poet, Kathleen Strafford takes a deep dive into memory.

Poetry by Kieran Egan

Kieran Egan is lost in the flames of a winter bonfire.

Poetry by John H. Sime

John H. Sime has been a freelance writer since college in _Kickapoo Free Press, Wisconsin Poets Calendar, Verse Wisconsin, Howling Mantra, Hummingbird, Lake City Lights.

Poetry by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

Jane Rosenberg LaForge writes poetry, fiction, and occasional essays in New York. Her next full-length collection of poems will be Medusa's Daughter from Animal Heart Press in 2021.

Poet, Christian Garduno

Christian Garduno edited the compilation Evolver and his own solo poetry collection Face, while a History undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley.

3 poems by Deborah Purdy

Deborah Purdy's work has appeared in Gravel Literary Magazine, Cleaver Magazine, and other publications.

2 poems by Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen was poetry appears in New England Journal of Medicine (1977), The Road Not Taken (2017) and more

Poetry by Mycah Miller

Mycah Miller is a Santa Cruz, CA-based poet, artist, motorcyclist, and student.

Poetry by Don Krieger

Don Krieger is a 2020 Creative Nonfiction Fellow.
His work has appeared in Neurology, Live Mag!, Seneca Review, The
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Asahi Shimbun, Entropy, and others.

2 poems by Vivian Wagner

Vivian Wagner is an associate professor of English at Muskingum University.

3 poems by Don Thompson

Don Thompson's publications include Been There, Done That (2002), Sittin’ on Grace Slick’s Stoop (2006), Turning Sixty (2008), Where We Live (2009), and Everything Barren Will Be Blessed (2012).

3 poems by Stacey Curran

Stacey Curran is a New England Press Association award winner, with essays in The Boston Globe Magazine, several weeklies and anthologies.

Here is the world she plays, Kelli Allen

Kelli Allen's new collection, Banjo's Inside Coyote, arrived from C&R Press March, 2019.

Poetry by Pui Ying Wong

Pui Ying Wong is the author of 'An Emigrant’s Winter' (Glass Lyre Press, 2016) and 'Yellow Plum Season' (New York Quarterly Books, 2010)

‘Crazy Horse Canyon’ a poem by Charles Edwards

Charles Edwards has been writing poetry for several years, but his first published work didn't appear until winter 2019.

Tickled Pink, poetry by Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling was named the Minneapolis Storyteller Laureate in 2014. He has written five books.   


Poetry by Robert Feldman

Robert Feldman is a founding member of the Bisbee Poets Collective and facilitate the annual Bisbee Poetry Festival.

3 poems by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro teaches writing at UCLA Extension

2 poems by Louisa Muniz

Louisa Muniz was the Sheila-Na-Gig 2019 Spring Contest Winner for her poem Stone Turned Sand. 

Shagbark Hickories by Joan Colby

Joan Colby’s Selected Poems received the 2013 FutureCycle Prize and Ribcage was awarded the 2015 Kithara Book Prize

Poetry by Marguerite L. Harrold

Marguerite L. Harrold's work can be found in The Chicago Review: The Black Arts Movement in Chicago Special Issue, VINYL Poetry, The Matador Review and elsewhere

Poetry by Amy Gordon

Amy Gordon’s first chapbook of poems, Deep Fahrenheit, was released by Prolific Press in 2019.

3 poems by Chelsea Logan

Chelsea Logan is a freelance writer living in Nashville, TN. Her editorial work has appeared in The Tennessean and her poetry is widely published

2 Poems by Shawna Ervin

Shawna Ervin’s chapbook Mother Lines was published in January 2020.

A poem by Philip Dean Brown

Emerging poet Philip Dean Brown

2 poems by Tufik Shayeb

Tufik Shayeb’s I'll Love You to Smithereens. Came from Loose Mannequin Publishing in 2009

Poetry by Hilary Sideris

Hilary Sideris's most recent book is 'The Silent B' (2019 Dos Madres Press). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

3 Poems by Emily Burton-Uduwana

Emily Burton-Uduwana is a poet and short fiction author based in Southern California

Poetry by Eileen Dreyer

Poetry from New York Times bestseller and award-winning author Eileen Dreyer

3 Poems by Janet MacFadyen

Janet MacFadyen is the author of two poetry collections and three chapbooks and managing editor of Slate Roof Press.

2 Poems by Stephen Scott Whitaker

Poetry from the Managing editor of The Broadkill Review, Stephen Scott Whitaker

In The Beginning, a poem by Andrew Sano

A poem by emerging poet, Andrew Sano

Ticking Along, Poetry by Johanna Antonia Zomers

Johana Antonia Zomers's first novel “When the Light Enters” was published with Pastora de la Vega Press.

Eye Witness Poetry. The Kent Shootings 4th May 1970

Shiela McCarty witnessed the massacre. She has kindly offered us the the poems she wrote about the awful event of that day.

‘Snow Fall’ a poem by Martin Willitts Jr

Martin's latest book is 'Unfolding Towards Love' (Wipf and Stock).

A new poem by Jeremy Nathan Marks

Canadian poet, Jeremy Nathan Marks

Poetry, L B Sedlacek

L.B. Sedlacek publishes ‘The Poetry Market Ezine’, a free resource for poets.

A Poem by S B Borgersen

Sue’s collection of 150 micro fictions, While the Kettle Boils, is to be published by Unsolicited Press in early 2021.

Sheree La Puma, Poems of Loss and Protest

Award-winning writer, Sheree La Puma..

Coyote Warning, Poetry by Marybeth Rua-Larsen

Marybeth Rua-Larsen won the Luso-American Fellowship for the DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon

Julie Weiss 1 Poem

Finalist in Alexandria Quarterly´s first line poetry contest series.

1 poem by Kathleen Holliday

A welcome return from poet, Kathleen Holliday

Kathrine Yets, Poetry

Librarian and Poet, Kathrine Yets.

New poetry by Halsey Hyer

Associate Editor for Pittsburgh Poetry Journal, Halsey Hyer.

2 Poems by Beatrice Szymkowiak

Beatrice Szymkowiak is the author of RED ZONE, a poetry chapbook

‘The Use of Fear’ by Hilary Sideris

Hilary Sideris's latest collect is 'Un Amore Veloce' (Kelsay Books 2019)

‘October’ by Mary Beth Hines

Massachusetts poet Mary Beth Hines.

3 New Poems from Matt Hohner

Matt Hohner won the Oberon Poetry Award in 2016

Featured Poet, Melanie Hyo-In Han

Poet, foodie and linguaphile Melanie Hyo-In Han

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