Editor's Note 8/22

Then the verbs ran like sparklers along the waterfront
racing the current they mirrored into.
Bruce Bond

Welcome to our eleventh and August issue! Given that it’s August, fresh takes on classic Summer reading and end of Summer themes - among others - seem timely and fitting.

And with this issue, we’re an issue away from our first year anniversary as a journal and as an independent literary press - and that means we’re working on our first yearly print anthology. Keep an eye on our Twitter account, @RedOgreReview, for details!

In this installment, we present poetry by:

Cameron Brooks πŸ”ˆ
Aidan Coleman πŸ”ˆ
Mark DeCarteret
D. Dina Friedman πŸ”ˆ
Catherine Friesen
Srishti Jain πŸ”ˆ
Emma Johnson-Rivard
Jeremy T. Karn
Sandra Kolankiewicz πŸ”ˆ
Christine Kwon πŸ”ˆ
Jacob Minasian πŸ”ˆ
Erin Mizrahi
Tim Moder
Sam Moe
Esther Sadoff
Ron Tobey πŸ”ˆ
Von Wise

Prose explorations by:

Jack Bedell πŸ”ˆ
Janelle Cordero πŸ”ˆ
Tom Velho πŸ”ˆ
Moira Walsh πŸ”ˆ

And visual art and hybrid work by:

J. W. Goossen πŸ–ΌοΈ
Jeffrey H. MacLachlan πŸ–ΌοΈ
Steve Zimmerman πŸ–ΌοΈ

All the best and happy reading,

Matthew Bullen
Founder & Head Editor