Tonight

Natalie Eleanor Patterson

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Natalie Eleanor Patterson is a half-Cuban femme lesbian poet from suburban Georgia currently working on her BA in English & Creative Writing at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC, & working as an editor. She has work featured or forthcoming in Incunabula, Neologism, Sinister Wisdom, & Collision. In 2018 she received the Katherine B. Rondthaler Award in Poetry from Salem College, & her poem “blink” received a Best of the Net nomination.

 

Pioneer Plaque

Isaac Espósto

 

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Isaac Espósto is a current MFA candidate in Poetry at the University of Arizona.

 

For Those No Longer Coming

Isaac Espósto

 

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Isaac Espósto is a current MFA candidate in Poetry at the University of Arizona.

 

Watching a Cartel Snuff Film With My Brother

Aldo Amparán

 

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Aldo Amparán is a queer poet from the sister cities of El Paso, TX, & Ciudad Juárez, CHIH, MX. He is a CantoMundo Fellow & finalist for the Alice James Award. His work appears in or is forthcoming from Gulf Coast, The Journal, Kenyon Review Online, Ninth Letter, Washington Square Review & elsewhere.

 

I’ve Never Been Inside a Greenhouse

Michael Mlekoday

 

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Michael Mlekoday is a Midwesterner, a Capricorn, & the author of one collection of poems, THE DEAD EAT EVERYTHING (Kent State UP, 2014). They hold an MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington, & currently study plants & minds in American literature as a PhD candidate at the University of California, Davis. Their work has appeared in Ploughshares, Washington Square Review, Southern Indiana Review, The BreakBeat Poets, & other venues, & has been translated into Polish.

 

Portland, 1999

torrin a. greathouse

 

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

torrin a. greathouse is a transgender cripple-punk & MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of boy/girl/ghost (TAR Chapbook Series, 2018) & assistant editor of The Shallow Ends. Their work is published/forthcoming in POETRY, The New York Times, & The Kenyon Review. She is the youngest ever winner of the Poetry Foundation’s J. Howard & Barbara M.J. Wood Prize.

 

Lithium

torrin a. greathouse

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

torrin a. greathouse is a transgender cripple-punk & MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of boy/girl/ghost (TAR Chapbook Series, 2018) & assistant editor of The Shallow Ends. Their work is published/forthcoming in POETRY, The New York Times, & The Kenyon Review. She is the youngest ever winner of the Poetry Foundation’s J. Howard & Barbara M.J. Wood Prize.

 

The Bridge

Jennifer Tseng

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Jennifer Tseng is an award-winning poet & fiction writer. She & her sister, artist Amanda Tseng, collaborate on Instagram @tseng.sisters using the hashtag #sistersreadingsisters. Amanda’s images paired with Jennifer’s micro reviews celebrate books by women of color, queer women, & women in translation. 

 

Love

Jennifer Tseng

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Jennifer Tseng is an award-winning poet & fiction writer. She & her sister, artist Amanda Tseng, collaborate on Instagram @tseng.sisters using the hashtag #sistersreadingsisters. Amanda’s images paired with Jennifer’s micro reviews celebrate books by women of color, queer women, & women in translation. 

 

The Existence of the Cycle & Time’s Role in It

Jennifer Tseng

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

Jennifer Tseng is an award-winning poet & fiction writer. She & her sister, artist Amanda Tseng, collaborate on Instagram @tseng.sisters using the hashtag #sistersreadingsisters. Amanda’s images paired with Jennifer’s micro reviews celebrate books by women of color, queer women, & women in translation. 

 

saguaro: trans forms

tanner menard

 

From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.

Designed by Marielena Andre.

 

tanner menard is a Q2S, non-binary poet & composer whose work embodies their Creole/Acadian/NDN lineage. Poems are their method of survival, a linguistic medicine of ambiguity which is certain that love prevails. As a composer of experimental music, menard has been published & anthologized internationally on labels such as Rural Colours, Tokyo Droning, Install, Slow Flow Rec, H.L.M., Archaic Horizon, Kafua Records, & Milieu Music. Their recent album/chapbook collaboration with Andrew Weathers was published on Full Spectrum Records. menard’s poetry & essays have been published in The Squawkback, Rabbit & Rose, Cloudthroat, The University of Arizona Poetry Center Blog, Red Ink Magazine, The Mockingheart Review, American Indian Culture and Research Journal at UCLA, & The Wire Magazine. menard is a member of the Atakapa-Ishak Nation of Southwest Louisiana & Southeast Texas & resides in Tempe, AZ.