MacQueen’s Quinterly — Issue No. 10!

Friday, October 8, 2021

The new issue of MacQueen’s Qunterly is now available. This magazine is a follow-up project to editor and publisher Clare MacQueen’s KYSO (Knock Your Socks Off). Issue number 10 (October, 2021) of MacQueen’s Quinterly contains poems and prose poems by Bob Lucky, Betsy Marrs, Robbi Nester, Linda Nemec Foster, Ruth Bavetta, Rose Mary Boehm, Elaine Mintzer, Emilee Kinney, and Guy Biederman.

To give you a hint of its contents, here are the contributor notes for four of its most representative poets: Cynthia Anderson, Emilee Kinney, Bob Lucky, and Jonathan Yungkans.

Cynthia Anderson is co-editor of the anthology A Bird Black As the Sun: California Poets on Crows & Ravens (Green Poet Press). She makes her home in the Mojave Desert near Joshua Tree National Park.
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Emilee Kinney hails from the small farm-town of Kenockee, Michigan, only a couple miles from one of the Great Lakes: Lake Huron. She received her BA in Creative Writing and History from Albion College in Albion, Michigan and is currently pursuing her MFA in poetry at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Kinney is an editor for Crab Orchard Review and MAYDAY and maintains her own website featuring contemporary poetry and book recommendations:

Bob Lucky is a regular contributor to haiku, haibun, and tanka journals. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in Flash, Rattle, Modern Haiku, KYSO Flash, MacQueen’s Quinterly, SurVision, Haibun Today, The Haibun Journal, and Contemporary Haibun Online (the latter for which he served as content editor from July 2014 thru January 2020). His chapbook of haibun, tanka prose, and prose poems, Ethiopian Time(Red Bird Chapbooks, 2014), was an honorable mention in the Touchstone Book Awards. His chapbook Conversation Starters in a Language No One Speaks (SurVision Books, 2018) was a winner of the James Tate Poetry Prize in 2018. He is also the author most recently of a collection of prose poems, haibun, and senryu, My Thology: Not Always True But Always Truth (Cyberwit, 2019); and an e-chapbook, What I Say to You (, 2020)

Jonathan Yungkans is a Los Angeles-based writer and photographer with an MFA from California State University, Long Beach. His work has appeared in San Pedro Poetry Review, Synkroniciti, West Texas Literary Review, Gleam: Journal of the Cadralor, MacQueen’s Quinterly, and other publications. His second poetry chapbook, Beneath a Glazed Shimmer, won the 2019 Clockwise Chapbook Prize and was published in February 2021 by Tebor Bach.

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