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 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 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 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 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 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.

Focusing on Writing

What I’ve learned about writing productively is it all comes down to focusing on my goals, and writers can’t possibly do that effectively without actually being aware of what their goals actually are.  Think of it like trying to stuff an arrow down the barrel of a gun and then trying to shoot at a […]

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

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