______________________________________________ Katherine DiBella Seluja frequently represents themes of migration and heritage in her work. Her first poetry collection Gather the Night focuses primarily on the impact of mental illness and is forthcoming from UNM Press in 2018.
______________________________________________ Benjamin Gucciardi has poetry appearing or forthcoming in Orion, upstreet, Talking River, Terrain.org, The California Journal of Poetics, and other journals. He is a winner of the 2013 Dorothy Rosenberg Memorial Prize.
______________________________________________ Idalith Bustos received her BA in Creative Writing and Literature and minor in Geography from California State University, Long Beach and is currently pursuing her MFA in Poetry at CSULB. Her poetry has previously been published in Riprap Literary Journal. She lives in Southern
I decided to make a list of everything I knew about the Jonathans. The one in the cubicle to my left had glasses and a comb-over. The one in the house across the street was a bit younger, with smaller glasses and darker hair.
Angela studied her tía Lupe’s brown eyes, noticing how the thin lines around them eased outwards like sun rays. The wrinkles above her forehead, which yesterday cracked and dried her withering skin, now soften and brighten her face. And even though her tía’s eyes drowned
Every time I close my eyes, we’re back in Haruto’s living room with the other JPL scientists smelling like maple bacon and scrambled eggs, Kennedy Space Center spelled in white block lettering across the bottom of the television screen, a cartoonish yellow CNN Live logo
There was a hole in the wall. Dad built the place in ’56 and refused to explain it. Even though the gap seemed structurally unsound, I didn’t push the question. Mom placed a vase of sunflowers on the short ledge leaning back into the empty
______________________________________________ Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published creative work in over 600 journals. Many of his creative works have been published in journals representing over 75 colleges and universities around the world; Williamson is an Assistant Professor of English at Allen University and his poetry