Among our poets in this issue, we've published the finalists chosen by Lauren K. Alleyne for the Difficult Fruit Poetry Prize. They are R.G. Evans for "Light Alone," Lauren Sypniewski for "To the Children I May Never Have," and Cave Canem Fellow, Yolanda Franklin for "White Room Syndrome" and "She Ain’t No Cindy-Lou."
Many of the poems in this issue are poems submitted to the contest. These include poems by Alexandra Barylski, Destiny Birdsong, Lynne Burnett, Yolanda Franklin, Christine Potter, Aviva Siegel, and Lauren Sypniewski.