Volume 1, Issue 9—Edited by Nico

family | Stefan Goncharov  carve a heart into your chest and pass on the knife Bio: Stefan Goncharov is from Sofia, Bulgaria. He has one published book with poetry and multiple publications in all of Bulgaria’s major literature-oriented  magazines, newspapers, and internet platforms. He has also been translated and published in the notorious Turkish magazine for contemporary…

Volume One, Issue 8—Edited by Ezzy G. Languzzi

I tend to lean toward material that addresses social justice and issues of identity and culture. When asked by Julia during one of our class sessions if I thought I’d lean toward those more serious themes I said that I probably would. But then there were a handful of poems that stirred a childlike wonder in me. Perhaps…

Volume 1, Issue 7—Edited by Holly Lyn Walrath

Crystal Ball, Dissolving by Jennifer Schomburg Kanke The ice caps will melt this century, all the things will go. There will be nothing left, you hear me, nothing. There will only be a trace of a trace of a trace of you, carried forward through the ones you’ve loved through the ones you’ve touched,   gentle…

Volume 1, Issue 6—Fossil Hunting in Low Light

  A Gallery of Couches By Justin Jannise Way downtown, where every museum was once an unused factory, there stands a gallery of couches, nailed so haphazardly to the walls even the docents complain of an aura of pain. Upside down upholstery viewed closely upsets the joints apparently, or maybe it’s the plaid and florals…

Volume 1, Issue 5—The Animal Body

The Beast Collective by Les Wicks Skitchem. The boy & the dog have picked up this imperative, chewed it. The command was built to be thrown, has a bite deep in its vowels & a broken-off fang lodged in its k. How did both come to know its meaning? Like the word has some deeper…

Volume 1, Issue 4—Edited by Emily Wagner

What I’ve chosen are essentially three moments, with people interacting with each other and nature, in ways that made me feel the love and awe that the writers felt. I hope you agree. I hope you make something that makes you happy today.

Volume 1, Issue 3—Summertime Sadness

Virginia Backroad Beauty Mid-July. Virginia backroad shoulders trimmed thick now In a hot blooming Chicory, Queen Anne’s Lace, Heavy hanging Kudzu. Formosa trees watching from pinked hillsides.   a beautifully mundane flashing by the windows. So why write about it, you might ask, questioning Where the something new might be, the worthiness of again Finding…

Volume 1, Issue 2—Edited by Jennifer Stephan Kapral

The Lady of Gold  by Karen Bovenmyer at the center of the folds of the labyrinth rests the Lady of Gold part glittering insect part pocket watch her limbs angle sharply crossing each other holding herself like petals cup a waiting seed you glimpse her ticking behind lacework traceries at the bus stop or above…

Volume 1, Issue 1—Move [In/On/Out]

Wearing My Old Woman’s Skin by Brittany Warman   This, this old woman’s skin – it fits me better than my own. I can twist lavender through this brittle hair, kiss soft feathers with these withered lips. Eyes dart away when they see me – free, free, free. I only tend the geese, don’t look….

A Note from the Publisher

Welcome to Remixt Volume 1. This magazine was conceived as an experiment to show how editorial tastes and styles vary even when a larger group of editors is working from the same submissions pool. I wanted to give my students in a writing and editing workshop an inside perspective on how editors think, and I…

Remixt Volume 1 Table of Contents

A Note from the Publisher by Julia Rios Issue 1—Move [In/On/Out], edited by Layla Al-Bedawi (poems by Brittany Warman, Cislyn Smith, and A.J. Odasso) Issue 2—Edited by Jennifer Stephan Kapral (poems by Karen Bovenmyer, Lev Mirov, and Cislyn Smith) Issue 3—Summertime Sadness, edited by Cassandra Rose Clarke (poems by Larry D. Thacker, Christine Jackson, and Neile Graham) Issue…