Nat Raha

from de/compositions   (after Vahni Capildeo’s reading)                         Nat Raha is a poet and trans / queer activist, living in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her poetry includes two collections: countersonnets (Contraband Books, 2013), and Octet (Veer Books, 2010); and numerous pamphlets including ‘de/compositions’ (Enjoy Your Homes Press, 2017), ‘£/€xtinctions’ (sociopathetic distro, 2017), ‘[of sirens / body … Continue reading Nat Raha

Two Poems by Colette Arrand

  On Watching Tiny House Hunters in a Waiting Room   The boyfriend wants to live in the kind of house seen in viral Facebook posts: small beaux arts, miniscule arts and crafts; intricate monuments to the necessary minimization our kind. The girlfriend struggles with the size of the kitchen. Here, he says, anything can be our kitchen. He’s saved a little money and wants … Continue reading Two Poems by Colette Arrand

Two Poems by Audrey Zee Whitesides

  Play Mimics Life Manifesto   Play on the wood with superiority physical faith after fashion Play on the air without risk Play mimics life, and all play that is mimics life between mailboxes really differences
Faith serials haze into haze while our loving room resembles a zoo 
Play mimics life
I swear more than clothes
A novelty song after myth think aspiration, time for pleasure Play on … Continue reading Two Poems by Audrey Zee Whitesides

Three Poems by Laura Neuman

  storm clouds will poison you   Dear Infant/Hydrangea, Chains of those flowers will forever connect whatever you’re reading with what I’m reading, what you taste with this next thought. That’s a culture, conjoined. The animals don’t like this. They tear at my shirt, slobber and tell me material is caring more about what’s present than what’s not. This isn’t always possible, but we can … Continue reading Three Poems by Laura Neuman

Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics

Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics Edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson Now Available: Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics Edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson Nightboat Books, 2013 Poetry, LGBT Studies | $27.95 paperback, 544 pages, 7 x 10 in Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: 978-1-937658-10-6 Order via University Press of New England (Nightboat’s distributor) … Continue reading Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics