Lantern Review


Michelle Chan Brown's Double Agent was winner of the 2012 Kore First Book Award. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cimarron Review, Linebreak, The Missouri Review, Quarterly West, Sycamore Review, Witness, and others. A Kundiman fellow, she lives in DC, where she teaches, writes, and edits Drunken Boat.

Rachel Ronquillo Gray was born and raised in rural Nevada and holds an MFA from Indiana University. She reads books to girls in an after-school program, and she can’t get enough of the St. Louis Cardinals. Her work can be found in CURA, Walang Hiya . . . Literature Taking Risks Toward Liberatory Practice and other places. She is a Kundiman fellow.

Lee Herrick is the author of two books, This Many Miles from Desire and Gardening Secrets of the Dead. His poems have appeared widely in literary magazines and anthologies, including Indivisible: Poems of Social Justice. He lives and writes in Fresno, California.

Matthew Olzmann is the author of Mezzanines (Alice James Books), which was selected for the Kundiman Prize.

Brynn Saito is the author of The Palace of Contemplating Departure, winner of the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award from Red Hen Press (2013). She also co-authored, with Traci Brimhall, Bright Power, Dark Peace, a chapbook of poetry from Diode Editions (2013).

Issue 6 | 2014

Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut is a published author, literary critic, and English teacher who lives in Los Angeles. Her debut collection, Magnetic Refrain, was published by Kaya Press in February 2013 and new selections from her second collection, Until Qualified For Pearl, have appeared most recently in The Margins and in Angry Asian Man’s blog feature for National Poetry Month.

Shelley Wong is a Kundiman fellow and an MFA candidate at the Ohio State University, where she is a poetry editor for The Journal. Her poems have appeared or will appear in Devil’s Lake, The Adroit Journal, CutBank, and Nashville Review.