Three Poems

What you really need right now is that hong shao rou recipe.Not the one in the Times your bougie budsMartha Stewarted the shit out ofblowing half their take homes at the Ferry Building. No, the one you need is the one your Ma sharedthat time you fought in New May Wahthat time she showed youthe difference between dark and…

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LiAnne Yu

LiAnne Yu is an award-winning writer and poet living on the Big Island of Hawaii. She is an alumna of Bread Loaf and Tin House, a Center for Arts and Social Justice Fellow at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and a 2021 Seventh Wave Editorial Resident. Her poetry won first place in the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards and she is an associate poetry editor at Tahoma Literary Review. LiAnne’s writing has been featured in The New York Times and Hawaii Business Magazine. She is currently working on her first novel, Chasing Margaret Mead, as well as a collection of prose poems, For Gen Us. For Us.

Hailey Renee Brown

Hailey Renee Brown is a freelance illustrator born and raised in mid-Michigan. With a bachelor’s in Zoology, she spent years formerly working as a field biologist. Moving across the country to the East Coast, she also moved from science to art and graduated from The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art. Hailey works as a freelance colorist and illustrator for a wide assortment of clientele, including comic anthologies, fantasy authors, and Dynamite Entertainment.

First Featured In: No. 20, winter 2023

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