"Whatever Doesn’t Stick to Your Body is a Word"

“Trauma (+post-traumatic trauma) is a physical fact of one no longer being as they were before. You can’t do what you used to do and you no longer derive happiness from that which was pleasurable before.”… read more

Queer Poets in Revolt

“If some lawmakers think safety is too much to ask for, then let us be as unreasonable as possible until we make our security seen as a basic human right!”… read more

'In Full Velvet' by Jenny Johnson

Johnson’s language celebrates the natural world, bringing ecology into the world of lesbians, suggesting both that people can be queer anywhere … read more

'Lowly' by Alan Felsenthal

Alan Felsenthal is a trickster at heart. His diction can turn on a dime from the sacred and the elevated to the contemporary every-day, from nymphs and the underworld to the use of the search engine, Google. … read more

'Starshine & Clay' by Kamilah Aisha Moon

This collection is beautiful and harrowing and terribly vital. There’s nothing ordinary, nothing common about Moon’s writing, which holds a bright light to darkness and says, come forward.

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