Devon Balwit, Laurie Blauner, S.T. Brant, Scptt Brennan, Floyd Collins, Susan Eyre Coppock, Heather Nelson, Ilari Pass, Matthew Raymond, Alan Reese, Robert Sachs, Gion Davis, Heather Dearmon, Dan Fliegel, Pamela Gulliard, Max Heinegg, Stephen Hundley, Jan LaPerle, Xioaly Li, Lisa Low, Becka McKay, Michael Salcman, Sarah Dickenson Snyder, Tim Suermondt, Leona Sevick, Edgar Gabriel Silex, Elle Cee Wallace, Richard Weaver, Guinnote Wise, Brenna Womer
Cover art by Sandro Pappas
Thank you to everyone who recently sent us a book or chapbook during our Spring open reading spell. We will be falling in love with your manuscripts over the next several months. It is such glorious anguish to read you and hear your music yet still knowing that we can only publish the books that sing to we all.
Hey, I’m just a girl, standing 5 feet away from a boy. Asking him to maybe move back another foot. Thanks. I saw you from across the bar. Stay there. You smell so good. Is that Purell you’re wearing? If I told you that you have a beautiful body, would you hold it...
Free State Review is published in print every 8 months.
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