Editor's Note 5/22

La cucina è una bricconcella;
spesso e volentieri fa disperare.
Cooking is a little bastard,
it often tries to cause despair.
Science in the Kitchen, Pellegrino Artusi

Welcome to our eighth and May issue! And thank you to our contributors who tried this issue’s writing challenge or submitted pieces based on the “recipe” theme. Where applicable, theme pieces are noted under the title of each.

And with this issue, we have now published well over 100 talented and accomplished authors, which we view as a milestone for a journal we started around six months ago!

In this installment, we present poetry by:

Carl Boon 🔈
Tim J. Brennan 🔈
Ori Fienberg
Alec Gourley 🔈
Paweł Grajnert 🔈
Hiva Hosseini 🔈
Anna Idelevich
Jones Irwin 🔈
Dave Luker 🔈
Ben Macnair
MJ McGinn 🔈
Jacob K. A. Mensah
Olga Montenegro
Ren Pike 🔈
Marc Isaac Potter 🔈
Samantha Terrell
Victoria Twomey 🔈

Prose poetry by:

Maggie Bowyer 🔈
Steve Gerson
James B. Nicola 🔈

And experimental writing by:

Greg Koberger
Richard Kostelanetz 🖼️

All the best and happy reading,

Matthew Bullen
Founder & Editor-in-Chief

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