Blog Post / Issues / Spring 2015

A Conversation with Jon Goode

Jon Goode writes. On April 1, Goode performed a selection of spoken word poems at Coe College, but he reiterates that he can write everything, including “poems, short stories, ransom notes.” He has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and CNN’s Black in America, and says he is inspired by writers as diverse as Zora … Continue reading

Literary Blogs

Literary Readings

Jessica Pressman, “Electronic Literature: Literary Studies in/of the 21st-Century” Coe College February 21, 2013 4:00pm Kessler Lecture hall Sally Keith & Dan Quick– Thurs. Feb. 21, 2013 7:00 pm Poets Sally Keith and Dan Beachy-Quick will read from their work. Sally   Keith’s most recent book is Fact of the Matter. Moving from the mundane to … Continue reading

Literary Blogs

Review of Ellie Kemper’s “How Aleksandr Knew What He Knew, and How I Knew That He Knew”

Fiction Is A Fun-House By: Christa Angelios, Coe College sophomore More often than not, the stories that perk my ears are the ones that defy all expectations – not in a completely random way, but in a way that makes sense to the story and reveals, in its juxtaposition, some universal truth. Okay, so maybe … Continue reading

Poetry 2012 / Volume 43

love song for male pattern baldness, the open bottle of Lunesta on a nightstand — Chloe Reichelt

Late nights you sleep thin and restless, your eyes rolling like odometers beneath lids too pulpy to still them. One day you will not wake up and you know this. In the mornings, you knot your own brightly colored noose over a white buttoned shirt. You grow older with vegetable frailty. Each morning the greens … Continue reading