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Issue #4—Underlife

Write yourself a horoscope for 2019

Since drag queens are ruling the world, you need to buy a new dress.

Name a writer you discovered in the past 12 months that you think others should know about

Yoko Tawada

Name a book you read in the past 12 months that surprised you

We're On: A June Jordan Reader (Alice James Books): how prescient June is, such urgency still in her words and works.


If your life philosophy were a slogan for a restaurant, what would it be? (You don't need to use an existing restaurant's slogan for this)

"It's in our ribs."

What creative outlet is your "if-I-weren't-a-writer (or visual artist)" pipe dream?

A zookeeper, albeit I don't like zoos much. Perhaps what I really want is to be a wildlife photographer!

What is a piece or project you're working on now, that will be released soon, or that was recently released that you'd like to share with our readers?

My third chapbook, "Postcards," is slated for publication before year's end, I believe, from Ghost Bird Press, which seems to specialize in supporting poets from my fair NYC borough of Queens.