Poetry

Demeter’s Daughter by Gretchen Tessmer

Demeter’s Daughter by Gretchen Tessmer

Gretchen Tessmer is a writer/attorney based in the U.S./Canadian borderlands of Northern New York. She writes both poetry and short fiction, with work appearing in Nature, Strange Horizons and Daily Science Fiction, among other venues. You can find her on Twitter and Tumblr. in poorly designed seasonsI stand in smoldering fields, fidgetingwith fingers dug deepin Continue reading Demeter’s Daughter by Gretchen Tessmer

Around the Fire by Courtney O’Banion Smith

Around the Fire by Courtney O’Banion Smith

Courtney O’Banion Smith writes, edits, and raises her sons in Houston, Texas. Her work has appeared in several print and online publications including The Ekphrastic Review and Relief. Find her on Twitter @cobanionsmith. You can also find Courtney here. What was it like? Well, we believedour little corner was everythingand like everywhere else and always would Continue reading Around the Fire by Courtney O’Banion Smith

HWL by Margo Stern

HWL by Margo Stern

An introduction to HWL, by Ani King, EiC: YOU MIGHT WONDER why Syntax & Salt, a magazine focused on speculative fiction, and only recently dipping a toe into poetry, might be publishing HWL, a terrific send up of tech culture, based on Howl, which is perhaps the most well known Allen Ginsberg poem of his Continue reading HWL by Margo Stern