Print Issues

HOOT POSTCARD 92, MAY 2019

animals  by Nikolaj Volgushev Nikolaj Volgushev’s fiction has appeared in journals such as the Cafe Irreal, Cleaver Magazine, and Cease, Cows. He currently lives in Denmark where he writes, programs, and does other things along those lines.  

HOOT POSTCARD 91, APRIL 2019

A Love Letter Yet to be Answered by Audra Coleman   Audra Coleman lives in Asheville, North Carolina. Her work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in publications including Five on the Fifth, Into the Void, Star 82 Review, Typehouse Literary Magazine and The Penn Review.

HOOT POSTCARD 90, MARCH 2019

Fish Girls by Catie Prendergast art created by writer Catie Prendergast is a writer, editor, and co-founder of an apparel company. Originally from New York City, Catie currently resides in Los Angeles. See all of Catie’s work at catieprendergast.com.  

HOOT POSTCARD 89, FEBRUARY 2019

BETTER A BIRD IN THE HAND by Bill Ayres   Bill Ayres is grateful for his wife (a joy to all his senses) his family and friends, his work, and for the MUSE Writer’s Center.

HOOT POSTCARD 88, JANUARY 2019

Root by  Lisa Allen Ortiz Lisa Allen Ortiz is the author of Guide to the Exhibit, winner of the 2016 Perugia Press Prize. You can keep in touch at www.lisaallenortiz.com    

HOOT POSTCARD 87, DECEMBER 2018

The Particle Physicist’s Spouse Denies God by Katie DePasquale Katie DePasquale enjoys telling a good story and making sure it’s correctly punctuated. Her writing has appeared in multiple publications and been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Read more at katiedepasquale.com. 

HOOT POSTCARD 86, NOVEMBER 2018

IN WHICH MY EX BUYS A BANJO by Amy Saul-Zerby   Amy Saul-Zerby is the author of two poetry collections, Paper Flowers Imaginary Birds and Deep Camouflage. She is also the editor-in-chief of Voicemail Poems, and author of the Notable Philadelphia column at The Rumpus.

HOOT POSTCARD 85, OCTOBER 2018

Herbology by Kit Keller Kitt Keller is a poet and musical theater aficionado from Tempe, AZ. She has an MFA in poetry, but she does not have a cat.

HOOT POSTCARD 84, SEPTEMBER 2018

Dear You by Nicole Miyashiro art by Todd Miyashiro   Nicole Miyashiro writes poetry and fiction, supports literary programs with the Pennsylvania Center for the Book at Penn State, and is developing Words of Art, an online collection of ekphrastic audio poems. Illustration by Todd Miyashiro whose work can be found at: addtadd.com  

HOOT POSTCARD 83, AUGUST 2018

Blooming by Kayla Greenwell   Kayla Greenwell is an English graduate student at Purdue University Northwest. She lives in Northwest Indiana with her boyfriend, three cats, and a dog that thinks he’s a cat.

HOOT BONUS POSTCARD, SUMMER 2018

Fandom Kidsplained by Alexander Paul Rodriguez art by Alexander with help from Daniel Riddle Rodriguez     Alexander Paul Rodriguez is an ten-year-old poet from San Lorenzo, California. He believes that Batman is everything, Suicide Squad is totally underrated, and Deadpool is too cool for Marvel. This is his first publication. He is thrilled to […]

HOOT POSTCARD 82, JULY 2018

Coda by Jack B. Bedell  Jack B. Bedell is the author of Bone-Hollow, True: New and Selected Poems. He is a Professor of English at Southeastern Louisiana University where he also edits Louisiana Literature and directs the Louisiana Lite

HOOT POSTCARD 81, JUNE 2018

I still store honey for you by Erik Fuhrer Art by Kimberly Androlowicz   Erik Fuhrer holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame. His work has appeared in BlazeVox, Dream Pop Press, Crab Fat Magazine, Noble/Gas Qrtrly, SPF Lit Mag, and various other venues. This is Erik’s second collaboration with Kimberly Androlowicz. Their first collaboration […]

HOOT POSTCARD 80, MAY 2018

Maple by John Abbasi  John Abbasi is a fiction writer living in Southern California. He holds a BA in Creative Writing from the University of La Verne. He is currently seeking an MFA in Creative Writing from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University (2019).

HOOT POSTCARD 79, APRIL 2018

The Surviving Conjoined Twin Learns the Art of Kirigami by Cathy Ulrich art by Robert James Russell   Cathy Ulrich does paper snowflakes sometimes. Her work can be found in various journals, including Wigleaf, Booth and Monkeybicycle.    

HOOT POSTCARD 78, MARCH 2018

Parting Spell by Laura Cherry Laura Cherry is the author of Haunts (Cooper Dillon Books) and the chapbook Two White Beds (Minerva Rising) and co-editor of Poem, Revised (Marion Street Press). Her work has also appeared in various journals.    

HOOT POSTCARD 77, FEBRUARY 2018

Eve County by Benjamin Schell  Benjamin Schell is from Wilmington, DE, but currently lives in Gettysburg, PA with his wife, Bridget. He thanks HOOT and its readers for their support. This is his first published story.  

HOOT POSTCARD 76, JANUARY 2018

Titan’s Folly by Rebeca Parrott An avid lover of stories, Rebeca Parrott enjoys spinning her own fairy tales and crafting poems. Her work has previously been printed in the Sherwood Forest Literary Review.

HOOT POSTCARD 75, DECEMBER 2017

The Plunge, 1929 by Kara Vernor  Kara Vernor has received scholarships from the Elizabeth George Foundation and Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference. Her fiction chapbook, Because I Wanted to Write You a Pop Song, is available from Split Lip Press.

HOOT POSTCARD 74, NOVEMBER 2017

The Matter of Confusion by M.J. Smith M.J. Smith teaches composition, literature, mythology, and assorted arcane disciplines at the City College of San Francisco. He lives windward of Mount Diablo, California and considers this very important.

HOOT POSTCARD 73, OCTOBER 2017

O v O  by Adam Kaiser Adam Kaiser is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles.

HOOT POSTCARD 72, SEPTEMBER 2017

Dog Funerals by Cole Meyer art by Alex Bennett     Cole Meyer is a reader and book reviewer at The Masters Review. His writing appears at SmokeLong Quarterly, SAND and elsewhere, and will appear in The Best Small Fictions 2017. Follow him on twitter @ColeA_Meyer. Alex Bennett is a freelance illustrator in NYC with […]

HOOT POSTCARD 71, AUGUST 2017

Janus by L.M. Davenport L.M. Davenport is a first-year MFA candidate at the University of Alabama.  Her work has appeared or is forthcoming at Hobart, Shimmer, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and elsewhere.

HOOT POSTCARD 70, JULY 2017

My animals grow crazy in this wind by Kathryn Smith Kathryn Smith’s first poetry collection, Book of Exodus, is forthcoming from Scablands Books. Her poems have been published in Bellingham Review, Redivider, the Collagist, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere.

HOOT POSTCARD 69, JUNE 2017

Astronomification by T.J. Sellari T.J. Sellari teaches Renaissance literature in the English Department of National Chengchi University in Taipei, where he studies taichi and plays bass for Big Turnip, a local power folk trio.

HOOT POSTCARD 68, MAY 2017

And Now by Diana Roffman Diana Roffman is a poet and middle school teacher in NYC. She has an MFA from The University of Montana. Diana loves sending and receiving postcards, and is honored to be part of HOOT! (and HOOT is honored to publish her <3 )

HOOT POSTCARD 67, APRIL 2017

Othodontia by Allie Marini Allie Marini is a Floridian ex-pat living in the Bay Area with her partner, who is a more successful poet but Allie’s not into name-dropping (Too L.A.). Allie’s written some books, been nominated for some prizes, & exists in a nightmarish hellscape of student loan debt for an MFA that she’ll […]

HOOT POSTCARD 66, MARCH 2017

Walk the long way around from library to chapel by Nate Pritts Nate Pritts is the author of eight books of poetry, including Decoherence. He lives in the Finger Lakes region of NY state. [natepritts.com]

HOOT POSTCARD 65, FEBRUARY 2017

Cold War By Kierstin Bridger Art by Michael Pagdon Kierstin Bridger is author of Demimonde (Lithic Press 2016) and All Ember (Urban Farmhouse Press). She is editor of Ridgway Alley Poems and has a new podcast: Poetry Voice with Kierstin Bridger and Uche Ogbuji. Michael Pagdon is an illustrator in the Tri-State area. His work includes freelancing, as well as gallery showings of futuristic robots. His work can be […]

HOOT POSTCARD 64, JANUARY 2017

Chicken Weather by Caesar Kent Caesar is a semi-nomadic California poet, living around the Bay Area and dividing his time between open mic stages, dive bars, and clouds.

HOOT POSTCARD 63, DECEMBER 2016

Corpuscle by Shoshana Akabas photography by Cassandra Panek   – Shoshana Akabas is an MFA student at Columbia University, where she also teaches undergraduate writing. She studied English and organic chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania and now lives in New York City. Cassandra Panek is a Philadelphia photographer and writer in a love affair […]

HOOT POSTCARD 62, NOVEMBER 2016

Poem by Brennan Bestwick Brennan Bestwick writes from the Flint Hills of Kansas. His poems have been published in THRUSH, Winter Tangerine, Colorado Review, and elsewhere. He is the winner of a 2016 AWP Intro Journals Project Award.

HOOT POSTCARD 61, OCTOBER 2016

Cup of Moon by Andrea Farber-De Zubiria   Andrea Farber-De Zubiria’s poems have been published in Cargo, Smoky Blue, Foliate Oak and The San Joaquin Literary Review.  She lives in Fresno, CA  with her husband, daughters and a fat flock of chickens who prefer Haiku.

HOOT POSTCARD 60, SEPTEMBER 2016

Above Me by Renée Hamlin Renée Hamlin is an MFA candidate at San Francisco State University. Some of her recent positions include supplemental instructor, intern, poetry editor, and—always—relentless daydreamer.

HOOT POSTCARD 59, AUGUST 2016

Everything is Ars by Cindy Watkins Cindy Watkins is a graduate of the University of Georgia who currently lives in Hull, Ga with a badly behaved dog and a three-legged cat

HOOT POSTCARD 58, JULY 2016

Nations of the Sitones By David Villaverde   David Joez Villaverde has recently been published in After the Pause, Cheap Pop, Restless, and the Great American Wiseass Poetry Anthology among others. He can be found at schadenfreudeanslip.com

HOOT POSTCARD 57, JUNE 2016

Atoms by Jason Gray   Jason Gray is the author of Photographing Eden, How to Paint the Savior Dead, and Adam & Eve Go to the Zoo. He coedits the online journal Unsplendid.

HOOT POSTCARD 56, MAY 2016

Favors by Cathryn Essinger   Cathryn Essinger is the author of three prize winning books of poetry.  Her work has also appeared in a wide variety of literary magazines.  She does own a cherry tree, and now owns a ladder.

HOOT POSTCARD 55, APRIL 2016

Detour by S. Kay   S. Kay writes one tweet at a time. Her work has appeared in Nanoism, 7×20, Monkeybicycle, theEEEL, and more. RELIANT, an apocalypse in tweets, is available from tNY.Press/reliant. Follow @blueberrio.

HOOT POSTCARD 54, MARCH 2016

Postcard From Leningrad by Ryan Griffith art by Cesar Valtierra Ryan Griffith currently lives in Saint Petersburg, Russia.  His work has appeared in FlashFiction.Net, 100-Word Story, Fiction Southeast, and the Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Stories of 2012. Cesar Valtierra is a graphic artist. To escape the drudgery of life, he draws. He also hangs out with his fiancée […]

HOOT POSTCARD 53, FEBRUARY 2016

Place(less)ness by Laurel Nakanishi   Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Laurel Nakanishi is the author of the prize-winning chapbook Manoa|Makai, and the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to Nicaragua.  She currently lives with her partner in Miami, Florida.

HOOT POSTCARD 52, JANUARY 2016

The Kudu Bull by Evan Nicholls Art by Anil Sooknanan Evan Nicholls is a high school student and musician from Fauquier County, Virginia. He attends Highland School (2016) in Warrenton, VA. He reads Breece D’J Pancake, listens to Damien Rice, and sings likes he swears; often. Anil Sooknanan is an illustrator and graphic designer. His work can […]

HOOT POSTCARD 51, DECEMBER 2015

  A Matter of Time by Maurice Devitt Art by Luka Fisher Design by Anil Sooknanan Maurice Devitt is the winner of the Trocaire/Poetry Ireland Prize 2015. He has been been published in journals in Ireland, England, Scotland, Romania, India, Australia, Mexico and the US. Art: Luka Fisher is an LA-based artist &producer. You can follow his work […]

HOOT POSTCARD 50, NOVEMBER 2015

Americana Make Believe by John Ling Art by Ariel Johnson John Ling is a Phoenix­-area percussionist and composer. Ariel Johnson is an illustrator currently residing in California. Besides art, she likes violins, video games, and old bookstores. Check out more of her work at www.Art-by-Ariel.com.

HOOT POSTCARD 49, OCTOBER 2015

  DON’T YOU EVER DARE MARRY A BOOK COLLECTOR! by Moshe Prigan Moshe Prigan lives in Haifa, Israel. His fiction has been published in The Bear Review (Ireland), Tales from the Shadow Realm, Genesis Science Fiction Society, 34th Parallel, Witch Works, Fuck Fiction and A Quiet Courage.

HOOT POSTCARD 48, September 2015

Eye in the sky  by Rosa Valerie Campbell Art by Ariel Johnson Rosa Valerie Campbell lives in London where she writes, teaches kids to read and reads some fat books herself. She has just finished her first novel. Find her work at rosavaleriecampbell.com Ariel Johnson is an illustrator currently residing in California. Besides art, she […]

HOOT Postcard 47, August 2015

Yellow By Edward Bowman Art by Elizabeth Reindl Edward Bowman was born in Britain, raised in Africa and now lives in Japan. He writes short, short stories on busy, busy trains. Elizabeth Reindl is a designer and illustrator living in Philadelphia. She also performs comedy and likes to pet dogs. Find out more atwww.elizabethreindl.com

HOOT POSTCARD 46, JULY 2015

Nightride VI by Brian Clifton Art by Elizabeth Bergland  Brian Clifton lives in Kansas City, Missouri. He co-edits Bear Review. His work can be found in: The Pinch, CutBank, Southeast Review, Pleiades, and other magazines. Elizabeth Bergland, a Philadelphia-area artist and designer, is currently trying to figure out how to make money while simultaneously avoiding stuff that she […]

HOOT Postcard 45, June 2015

Cartography by Poornima Laxmeshwar Poornima Laxmeshwar, an MBA in finance , works as content writer for a living. Her haiku and poems have appeared in several magazines and anthologies. She resides in the garden city Bangalore, India.   To purchase copies of this issue (which can be used as postcards), please go here and specify “Issue #45″ […]

HOOT Postcard 44, May 2015

  My Father’s Brew by Francisco Márquez Francisco Márquez is originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela, writes in Tallahassee, Florida, and works with The Southeast Review. His work is forthcoming in Assaracus. To purchase copies of this issue (which can be used as postcards), please go here and specify “Issue #44″ at checkout.