This issue features fiction by Emily Lynch, Jessica Leeder, and Emily Franks; poetry by Robert Wood Lynn, Thea Matthews, Jen Karetnick, Lauren Endicott, Fatima Shahid, Bailey Quinn, and Zaynab Bobi among others; Creative Nonfiction by Mikayla Schutt and Lissa Batista; Cover art by Milena Babić
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West Trade Review Visual Poetics: Latest Video Poem
"Hands Down" by Thea Matthews
We're excited to present the premiere of the next video poem in our Visual Poetics Series, "Hands Down," written and read by Thea Matthews. Video edited by Sarah Edmonds. West Trade Review Visual Poetics developed by Ken Harmon.
Matthews' poem appears in the winter 2022 collection of Online Exclusives available in early December.
"Violence and Domestication in Judas Goat by Gabrielle Bates"
by Allisa Cherry
"Judas Goat is symphonic in its weaving of religion, sex, the animal kingdom, gendered expectations, the Deep South, a broken covenant between a mother and daughter, and, ultimately, love and marriage."