ELJ Editions authors Jessica Walsh, Tammy Robacker, and Joanna Valente discuss the impulse behind their collections and weapons of poetic technique.
Category: Outside Content
We Deserve to Be Included
Jennifer Bartlett on ableism, Trump’s election, and its implications for people with disabilities.
The Empty Spaces In Between: A Review of Hoa Nguyen’s Violet Energy Ingots
Hoa Nguyen’s poetry collection Violet Energy Ingots (Wave Books, 2016) weaves a rough tapestry of domestic objects and daily tasks that also reveal how we long to grow our own cultural garden.
Cedar Street Magic
Arielle Greenberg writes about the magic of Halloween on Cedar Street, a place known for drawing trick-or-treaters from all over the county.
“Voodoo” Horror at Universal Studio’s Bayou of Blood: An Update
Saumya Arya Haas explores the cultural ramifications of Universal Studio’s portrayal of voodoo as horror entertainment.
The Gift of the Father
Amber Flame describes how the absence of her father shaped her approach to religious experience, first through Christianity and then Buddhism.
Noh Anothai discusses his poem “Sappho Responds,” which contemplates the Pulse attack from Sappho’s view that love—not violence—is the subject worth glorifying.
Learning to Venerate Santo Niño de Atocha: Finding Peace on the Wall of Lost Wishes
Edward Loera reflects on lost love and his visits to the shrine Santuario de Plateros where pilgrims fill the walls with wishes to el Santo Niño de Atocha.