Poetry Overload: Issue 2: Summer 2018

Poetry Overload: Issue 2: Summer 2018


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ISBN-13: 9781681144757
Publisher: Anaphora Literary Press
Publication date: 08/27/2018
Series: Pennsylvania Literary Journal
Pages: 222
Sales rank: 656,180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Anna Faktorovich is the Director and Founder of the Anaphora Literary Press. She previously taught for over four years at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and the Middle Georgia State College. She has a Ph.D. in English Literature and Criticism, an MA in Comparative Literature, and a BA in Economics. She published two academic books with McFarland: Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and Stevenson (2013) and The Formulas of Popular Fiction: Elements of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Religious and Mystery Novels (2014). She has been editing and writing for the independent, tri-annual Pennsylvania Literary Journal since 2009, and started the second Anaphora periodical, Cinematic Codes Review in 2016. She has presented her research at the MLA, SAMLA, EAPSU, SWWC, BWWC and many other conferences. And she won the MLA Bibliography, Kentucky Historical Society and Brown University Military Collection fellowships.

R. Joseph Rodríguez teaches in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at California State University, Fresno. His conversations with contemporary American authors have appeared in a number of periodicals. Joseph serves as coeditor of English Journal, a publication of the National Council of Teachers of English. Catch him virtually @escribescribe or via email: rjrodriguez@csufresno.edu.

Kathleen Murphey is an associate professor of English at Community College of Philadelphia. She writes academic papers for presentation at regional and national conferences and fiction. She has turned one of her alternative fairy tales, "P Pan and Beyondland," into a play which will be performed as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Arts Festival, September 2018. More information about her work can be found at her website, www.kathleenmurphey.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Anna Faktorovich

Book Reviews / Anna Faktorovich


In the Antropoetas and Muses We Trust: Reading and Teaching the Poetics about the Borderlands and Chihuahuan Desert

R. Joseph Rodríguez


Jonathan Bracker

Cheerful, and Its Alternative

Two Views of Away

Into Later Life

When It Is Time to Get Up

That Old Gang of Mine

Michael Ceraolo / Five from Eighty Days

July 19, 1881

July 20, 1881

July 21, 1881

July 22, 1881

July 23, 1881

Louis Gallo

Wittgenstein: A Micro-Biography

The Charm of Fine Manners


Scherzo Furiant—America Now




Hauntology: Origin


Ergo Sum


Susie Gharib

Beyond Repair


A Dormant Door Mat

A Lateen Sail

Rob Luke

The Reckoning of Rabbit

Tom McFadden

Sharing Rain


The Night Is a Poem

Andrew Alexander Mobbs

What Happens When the Sun Dies

Habitable Worlds That Have No Sun

Lessons from an Orca: Tonic Immobility

Lessons from a Bottlenose Dolphin: Echolocation

What Crosses the Mind of a Bird in a Storm

Timothy Robbins

Happy at Last


The Informer

Inside Outside


Robert Ronnow

Rhodora in Winter

Peace Out

Ricardo’s Lunch

Kobina Wright




Short Stories

Dreadful Awakening / John W. Dennehy

Frannie Potter / Alan Fleishman

Shipmates / Kevin Harris

Baba Yaga, the Intersex Witch / Kathleen Murphey


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