© 2020 West Trade Review
Vol. 12, Fall 2021



Poetry

LUKE JOHNSON| Larkspur

LUKE JOHNSON | The Hive 

GARRET DE TEMPLE  |  Garden

DAISY BASSEN | Twenty-Twenty: Thanksgiving in Small Numbers

HEIDI SCHNEIDER | Illumination (A Poem)

SHELEEN MCELHINNEY | The Illusionist

MICHAEL MARK | Eight Days Old

JOSHUA MARTIN | It's the little barbecue joints I like & Why We Bake Bread

MITCHELL UNTCH | Anniversary

ERNEST O. ÒGÚNYẸMÍ | Starry, starry night

O.G. ROSE | (when all memory is a memory)

CAROL ELLIS | Lemon Tarts

MELINDA GONZÁLEZ | Agua es Vida / #waterislife

JOHN AMEN | Usually when I recall you

JOSHUA KULSETH | Gun

AYLA GOKTAN | When I was a child & In Eureka, California 

AHREND TORREY | Proem, After Langston Hughes

NICOLE FARMER | Summer Vacation 2021

TRIANNE HARABEDIAN | (All the Irrational Things) I Want

ANNETTE SISSON | Rodin's Garden

KIMBERLY ANN PRIEST |After My Husband Tells Me I Cannot Go Riding Again

AVA SERRA | Harbingers

DEVIN BROCK | How to Build a Dream


Fiction
CATHERINE PARNELL | Mud

JANE CAMPBELL | At the Park on Saturday

DESMOND FULLER | Wild Country



Creative Nonfiction​
BRITTANY ACKERMAN | It Looked Like Love

DIANA ROSEN | Chaiwalla


Phyllis Grant Zellmer Undergraduate Writing Award
ALANA  MOYE | Embracing My Crown


Book Reviews

"Taking a Seat at the Table: Kendra Allen débuts her first book of poetry, The Collection Plate" by Mary Sutton

"The Absurdity of Life in Emily Austin's Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead" by Rachel León

"Transcending the Confessional Tradition: Morgan Parker's Aesthetic Refusal to Play by the Rules" by Jim Esch



Interview

Poetry Editor Mary Sutton Speaks with Poet Yasmina Martin


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