Readings from Parents | Poetry Edition


Vivian Faith Prescott: “Occurring Frequently in the Wild”

First featured October 31, 2023


Margo Berdeshevsky: “…For Children Of…”

First featured November 1, 2023


Alexandra Domínguez (trans. Jeremy Paden): “Aida’s Violin”

First featured November 2, 2023; Read by Jeremy Paden in English and in Spanish


Carolyn Guinzio: “Late Fall”

First featured November 3, 2023


Katie Kemple: “Expiration” § “Hitchhiker”

First featured November 5, 2023


Ben Gunsberg: “Dusk”

First featured November 6, 2023


Aimee Noel: “Bedtime” § “Luxury of Snow”

First featured November 7, 2023


Erin Murphy: “Conceived” § “In Case of Emergency”

First featured November 8, 2023


Joe Wilkins: “Tamping Bar” § “Husbandry”

First featured November 9, 2023


Athena Kildegaard: “Maternal” § “Openings”

First featured November 11, 2023


Richard Jackson: “Your Internet Connection Is Unstable”

First featured November 12, 2023


Catherine Pierce: “My Father Takes Me to See the 32-Foot-Tall Stainless Steel Madonna Sculpture in Downtown Wilmington”

First featured November 13, 2023


Kristin Camitta Zimet: “My Mother as a Mermaid”

First featured November 16, 2023


Sherre Vernon: “My Daughter Mourns for Our Descendants” § “She’ll Never Know Because You’re Dead”

First featured November 17, 2023


Nicole Cooley: “Still Life, Galvez Street, 1978″ § “Elegy, Napoleon House, New Orleans

First featured November 19, 2023


Jeff Hardin: “Balance” § “A Reverence”

First featured November 20, 2023


Leona Sevick: “Reckless” § “Sleeper”

First featured November 21, 2023


Gail Ivy Berlin: “Door in the River

First featured November 22, 2023


Carolyn Oliver: “My Son Tells Me He Loves Me Like the Stars” § “Tenebrism”

First featured December 1, 2023


Karla Marrufo: “En el nombre del padre” (“In the Name of the Father”)

First featured December 27, 2023


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