Poetry Is Dead
issue 6

The Queer Issue

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Issue six, "Queer" guest edited by Alex Leslie is 64 pages of poetry, interviews and original art.

This issue includes essays by Lisa Foad, Antonette Rea and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-samarasinha. Poems by Jen Currin, Leah Horlick, kierst wade, Mat Laporte, listen chen, Amber Dawn, Shawn Syms and many more. And our guest editor Alex Leslie conducts an interview with bill bissett.

Contents

Essays

Here Be Monsters

by Lisa Foad

My Tongue's Memory

by Antonette Rea

Poetry Is The Song Of The People

by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-samarasinha

Poems

close encounters

by Meg Torwi

Nigh

by Chris Emslie

For queer grrrls who have considered silence/when the pap smear is too much.

by Leah Horlick

Excerp from ff or letters to a fellow fluency

by odile a. and felix p. d.

A Love Letter to Lost Sisters

by Hywel Tuscano

Nocturne V: C

by Marie Segoléne

Bad Boy's Slut Song

by Nick Comilla

Poems

Louis Esmé Cruz

by Haselmah Lonecloud

TtM

by kierst wade

Little Lovin

by kierst wade

from DADDY

by Prathna Lor

from The Experimental Boy

by Mat Laporte

from sinuous

by Lydia Kwa

F*** Face

by Amber Dawn

Searching, results

by Shawn Syms

Day Thirteen

by Adrienne Gruber

parsley

by listen chen

Poems

The Incense of Those Rooms

by Jen Currin

Perfect Lovers (Gay Porn Story Removed (O's Remain))

by Steve Giasson

Mr. Bright Eyes

by John Barton

soft

by Sarah Pinder

Switch/Chase

by Ben Rawluk

Interview

An interview with bill bissett

Conducted by Alex Leslie

Reviews

Sweetby Dani Couture

reviewed by Crystal Sikma

Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirited Literatureedited by Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda and Lisa Tatonetti

reviewed by Proma Tagore

More Houseby Hannah Calder

reviewed by Andrea Bennett

Featured Artist

Alexandra Segab

Artist Collaboration

Visual/Written Poetry produced by Sarah Leavitt & Jen Currin
The Queer Issue

Issue six, "Queer" guest edited by Alex Leslie is 64 pages of poetry, interviews and original art. It includes essays by Lisa Foad, Antonette Rea and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-samarasinha. Poems by Jen Currin, Leah Horlick, kierst wade, Mat Laporte, listen chen, Amber Dawn, Shawn Syms and many more. And our guest editor Alex Leslie conducts an interview with bill bissett.

Editor
Daniel Zomparelli

Art Director
Easton West

Guest Editor
Alex Leslie

Managing Editor
Dina Del Bucchia

Copy Editors
Deanne Beattie
Twyla Smith

Editorial Board
Jordan Abel
Andrea Bennett
Leah Rae
Elee Kraljii Gardiner
Christine Leclerc
Ben Rawluk
Nikki Reimer
Kevin Spenst
Tracy Stefanucci
Jonathon Turner

Webmaster
Abdul Rehman Khawar

Board of Directors
Lauren Bercovitch
Kristin Cheung
Sean Condon
Paul Cooper
Joan Flood
Kevin Hollett

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