Letter from the Editors

Dear Readers,

Welcome to Issue Sixty-Nine of The Collagist!

In honor of National Poetry Month, we bring you an expanded poetry section with new work from Carrie Addington, Patricia ClarkJen DeGregorio, Elisa Karbin, Muriel Leung, Melissa Roberts, Laura Swearingen-Steadwell  and Timothy Yu, along with an excerpt from Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet's chapbook, The Greenhouse.

In fiction, we have new stories from Cynthia Arrieu-King, Annie Bilancini, Vedran Husić, and Amy Silverberg.  Our nonfiction section includes three micro-essays by Kathleen Heil.

In book reviews, we have coverage of This Boring Apocalypse by Brandi Wells (reviewed by Matthew Mahaney), Paradise Drive by Rebecca Faust (reviewed by M. B. McLatchey), They Become Her by Rebecca Brown
reviewed by Paul Fess, Bombyonder by Reb Livingston reviewed by Marie Curran.

Thanks for stopping by and checking out the new issue. And thank you, once again, to all our contributors for their excellent writing.   

Gabriel Blackwell and Matthew Olzmann
The Collagist