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Speed by Maria Kuznetsova

September 22nd, 2016

I knew things weren’t exactly perfect at home—there were always cicadas flying in.

Gary Young, UCSC alumnus, new Director of UCSC's Cowell Press, Poet Laureate of Santa Cruz County, UCSC adjunct professor of literature. Photographed at the Cowell Press. Shot for the UCSC Review, spring 2010 issue.

Any Room Will Serve: A Normal Interview with Gary Young

September 19th, 2016

Poetry was a place to synthesize the disparate elements of my life; it still is.

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Two Poems by Sasha Pimentel

September 16th, 2016

in the blue glow of his small

T.V., I watched old scenes

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How Briefly the Body by Chelsea Dingman

May 10th, 2016

Sun dapples deep-green leaves, ripe
with spring rain. But in the body, I am

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Letters to the Editor Regarding the Death of Public Discourse by Sara Biggs Chaney

May 5th, 2016

I don’t know how a rocket‐clam penetrated our borders
and made it that far out of its natural habitat.

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A Normal Interview with Daniel Chacón

May 5th, 2016

I had grandparents that were from Mexico and didn’t embrace the narrative traditions of the mainstream.

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