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 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 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 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 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.

What HOOT did on our summer vacation

Now that everyone is back at school, it would probably be a good time to let you know what we were up to on our summer vacation. HOOT packed their satchels and flew over to the great state of Massachusetts to teach a seminar on writing flash fiction to the brilliant BIMA students studying at […]

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 is coming to a Minneapolis near you!

We’re gathering our owls, and dusting off our wares, and we’re bringing them to Minneapolis for AWP. As always you can expect some of the following: charm, a gigantic die that holds fortune and doom, awe-inspiring poetry and prose under 150 words, and the glow of good fortune from a Publishing Penguin. We always have […]