10 . 25 . 12
Now Available - Dick Wad by Deena November
I was unmissed then and I'm
unmissed now -
cutting my own hair to feel the
cool air conditioning at the
nape of my neck.
A chubby video-game-confederate-flag-
toting student told me,
"I'd fuck you if you lost 15 pounds"
I lost 45
- excerpt from Unmissed from Dick Wad
Deena November graduated SUNY Binghamton in 2005 with a BA in Creative Writing, Poetry and received her MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry from Carlow University. In 2005, she co-edited the anthology I JUST HOPE IT'S LETHAL: Poems of Sadness, Madness, and Joy for Houghton Mifflin. Her poems have also appeared in Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Shaking Like a Mountain, Nerve Cowboy, Chiron Review, Voices in the Attic, and Keyhole Magazine. She has taught Poetry and Creative Writing Workshops at Seton Hill University. Currently, she teaches at Carlow University and Robert Morris University in the English, Creative Writing, and Women’s Studies departments. She co-created Girls with Glasses Reading Series, Workshops, and Literary Journal. Deena lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, daughter, and dog.
10 . 8 . 12
Now Available – [Mary]: by J Hope Stein
J. Hope Stein is the author of the chapbooks [Talking Doll]: (Dancing Girl Press, 2012), and Corner Office (h_ngm_n, 2011). Her full length manuscript The Inventor’s Last Breath, which is loosely based on Thomas Edison, was a finalist in the Alice James Books 2011 Kinereth Awards and her chapbook Light’s Golden Jubilee was a finalist in the 2011 Ahsahta Chapbook Contest. She contributes work to Ping Pong, Web del Sol, movingpoems.com and Poetry International. J. Hope Stein is also the editor of PoetryCrush.com and the author of the poetry/humor site eecattings.com.