Tag Archives: Sophie Jupillat

Issue #18 – Historical (Re)Tell

He says, “She spoke at Chautauquas while her stepchildren sang and danced. She was married to William Albert Wiseman, your great-great-great-grandfather. The one who founded the Methodist Church on Crocker by Woodland Cemetery. You know where that is, Laura.” Read the full Guest Editor’s Letter.

Cover Historical (Re)Tell

 Guest Editor’s Spotlight: The Hired Man by KateLynn Hibbard

Joshua Trees by Susana H. Case

Jazz Fusion Bolero by Sophie Jupillat

Remembering Hugo by Deanna Northrup

Carolina Wren by Joshua Allen Aiken

Freud Looks At a Picture of His Mother by July Westhale

(Re)Dreaming by Iryna Lialko

My Standardized Home by Terry Barr

The Lunatic Ball & Other Poems by Margo Taft Stever

Laura Madeline Wiseman Interviews Margo Taft Stever

Shards by Laura Yevchak

The Dinner by Ron Burch

Scheherazade by James Gallant

Bathing Caps Required by Timothy Gerken

Rachel Nix Interviews Kelly Boyker of Menacing Hedge

Laura Madeline WisemanLaura Madeline Wiseman is the author of twenty books and chapbooks and the editor of Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence. Her collaborative book Intimates and Fools is an Honor Book for the 2015 Nebraska Book Award. Her book Queen of the Platform explores the life of the suffragist, lecturer, and poet Matilda Fletcher Wiseman. Her critical reviews have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, Calyx, and The Iowa Review. She teaches poetry in the Writing for the Schools Program and in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Issue #15 – Travelogue

Travelogue Cover Final
Travel Genre, an Essay

by Jim Ross

Guest Editor Spotlight
Pale Blue Dot
by Ruth Foley

Art, Poetry, & Literature

Bike Nation
by Dragos Ioneanu

by David Russomano

by Winston Plowes

The Prairie Demons
by Stephenson Muret

Twenty-seven, Twenty-four
by Maureen Alsop

From Visiting Day on the Psychiatric Ward
by Alan Catlin

This is Traverse City
by Becca Hawk

Cedar Key
by Peter Hurtgen Jr.

Safari through Southern California
by Vakseen

by Claire Ibarra

Waltz of the Romanovs
by Sophie Jupillat

by Kenneth Robbins

Olive Wood
by Linda Caldwell Lee

A Place to Call Home
by Derold Sligh

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Cover Artist: Travelogue
by Marenne Hoeksema

Kevin Rodriguez of Bop Dead City

Book Reviews


About Our Guest Editor

April Michelle Bratten HeadshotOriginally from Marrero, Louisiana, April Michelle Bratten has a BA in English from Minot State University in North Dakota, where she currently resides.

The daughter of an USAF active duty father, April grew up traveling and living across the United States and abroad. Her travels have greatly influenced her writing over the years, particularly her three year stay in Incirlik, Turkey. April adores the quiet beauty of the upper-midwest prairies, but she feels the most at home in the American deep south.

Her publications include decomP, Thrush Poetry Journal, Southeast Review, Stirring, Sheepshead Review, and Punchnel’s, among others. She is the Supreme Empress of Up the Staircase Quarterly and a contributing editor at Words Dance Publishing.

April’s next chapbook, Anne with an E, is forthcoming from dancing girl press in 2015. Her other chapbooks include Raw Dogs and Other Metaphors (Maverick Duck Press, 2012) and Drink This (Citizens for Decent Literature Press, 2012.) Her first full length poetry collection, It Broke Anyway, is available now from NeoPoiesis Press.