by Michael McKeown Bondhus

Live in Suspense – David Groff


Prior to the development of antiretrovirals, HIV/AIDS was an illness characterized by suspense: Which complications will I experience? . . . How will having HIV impact my housing and employment? How much time do I have left?

Made Man – Jendi Reiter


Made Man becomes an examination and celebration of change writ broadly along with all its magickal implications.

Down – Erin Elizabeth Smith


Erin Elizabeth Smith’s clear focus and ability to weave together several threads to tell a woman’s story is one of the great strengths of this collection.