The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “The Shaky Phase” by Jessie Janeshek

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This selection comes from the collection The Shaky Phase, available from Stalking Horse Press. Preorder your copy here.

Jessie Janeshek‘s second full-length book of poems, The Shaky Phase, is forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press. Her chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016), Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016), Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming, 2017), and Supernoir (Grey Book Press, forthcoming, 2017). Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010) is her first full-length collection. An Assistant Professor of English and the Director of Writing at Bethany College, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. You can read more at www.jessiejaneshek.net and follow her on Twitter as @BlondeBitters.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “The Shaky Phase” by Jessie Janeshek

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This selection comes from the collection The Shaky Phase, available from Stalking Horse Press. Preorder your copy here.

Jessie Janeshek‘s second full-length book of poems, The Shaky Phase, is forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press. Her chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016), Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016), Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming, 2017), and Supernoir (Grey Book Press, forthcoming, 2017). Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010) is her first full-length collection. An Assistant Professor of English and the Director of Writing at Bethany College, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. You can read more at www.jessiejaneshek.net and follow her on Twitter as @BlondeBitters.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

OUTSpoken Seeking Creative Submissions from LGBTQ+-Identified Writers

Sundress Publications and the Sundress Academy for the Arts are accepting submissions of poetry, prose, short plays, film, and other forms of socially conscious performance by LGBTQ+-identified writers for its upcoming OUTSpoken program.

Poetry: Up to three (3) poems, not to exceed six (6) pages.

Prose: Fiction and nonfiction up to 1,200 words.

logoTheater: Sketches, skits, scripts, and monologues to be performed in approximately five (5) minutes or less.

Film/Performance: Link to video (YouTube, Vimeo, personal site, etc.) approximately five (5) minutes in length or less.

Winners will receive publication in Stirring: A Literary Collection and have their work performed or screened at our OUTSpoken performance in June, 2017 in Knoxville, TN. Finalists may also be offered publication.

Simultaneous submissions and previously published work will be considered, though previously published work will not appear in Stirring.

To submit, send your work along with a brief bio to contest@sundresspublications.com. Please make sure to include “OUTSpoken Submission” in the title of your email.

All winners will receive a free workshop at the Sundress Academy for the Arts.

Work must be submitted by March 31st, 2017 to be eligible. 

For more information, email us at outspoken@sundresspublications.com or find our websiteFacebook, or Twitter.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “The Shaky Phase” by Jessie Janeshek

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This selection comes from the collection The Shaky Phase, available from Stalking Horse Press. Preorder your copy here.

Jessie Janeshek‘s second full-length book of poems, The Shaky Phase, is forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press. Her chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016), Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016), Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming, 2017), and Supernoir (Grey Book Press, forthcoming, 2017). Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010) is her first full-length collection. An Assistant Professor of English and the Director of Writing at Bethany College, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. You can read more at www.jessiejaneshek.net and follow her on Twitter as @BlondeBitters.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “The Shaky Phase” by Jessie Janeshek

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This selection comes from the collection The Shaky Phase, available from Stalking Horse Press. Preorder your copy here.

Jessie Janeshek‘s second full-length book of poems, The Shaky Phase, is forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press. Her chapbooks are Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish (Grey Book Press, 2016), Rah-Rah Nostalgia (dancing girl press, 2016), Hardscape (Reality Beach, forthcoming, 2017), and Supernoir (Grey Book Press, forthcoming, 2017). Invisible Mink (Iris Press, 2010) is her first full-length collection. An Assistant Professor of English and the Director of Writing at Bethany College, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. You can read more at www.jessiejaneshek.net and follow her on Twitter as @BlondeBitters.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Tanka & Me” by Kaethe Schwehn

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This selection comes from the collection Tanka & Me, available from Brain Mill Press. Order your copy here.

Kaethe Schwehn’s first book, Tailings: A Memoir, won the 2015 Minnesota Book Award for creative nonfiction. Her poetry and prose have appeared in journals such as jubilat, Crazyhorse, New Orleans Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Word for /Word. Schwehn has been the recipient of a Minnesota Arts Board grant, a Loft Mentor Series Award, and the Donald Justice Poetry Award. She currently teaches creative writing at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Tanka & Me” by Kaethe Schwehn

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This selection comes from the collection Tanka & Me, available from Brain Mill Press. Order your copy here.

Kaethe Schwehn’s first book, Tailings: A Memoir, won the 2015 Minnesota Book Award for creative nonfiction. Her poetry and prose have appeared in journals such as jubilat, Crazyhorse, New Orleans Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Word for /Word. Schwehn has been the recipient of a Minnesota Arts Board grant, a Loft Mentor Series Award, and the Donald Justice Poetry Award. She currently teaches creative writing at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Tanka & Me” by Kaethe Schwehn

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This selection comes from the collection Tanka & Me, available from Brain Mill Press. Order your copy here.

Kaethe Schwehn’s first book, Tailings: A Memoir, won the 2015 Minnesota Book Award for creative nonfiction. Her poetry and prose have appeared in journals such as jubilat, Crazyhorse, New Orleans Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Word for /Word. Schwehn has been the recipient of a Minnesota Arts Board grant, a Loft Mentor Series Award, and the Donald Justice Poetry Award. She currently teaches creative writing at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Tanka & Me” by Kaethe Schwehn

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This selection comes from the collection Tanka & Me, available from Brain Mill Press. Order your copy here.

Kaethe Schwehn’s first book, Tailings: A Memoir, won the 2015 Minnesota Book Award for creative nonfiction. Her poetry and prose have appeared in journals such as jubilat, Crazyhorse, New Orleans Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Word for /Word. Schwehn has been the recipient of a Minnesota Arts Board grant, a Loft Mentor Series Award, and the Donald Justice Poetry Award. She currently teaches creative writing at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Tanka & Me” by Kaethe Schwehn

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This selection comes from the collection Tanka & Me, available from Brain Mill Press. Order your copy here.

Kaethe Schwehn’s first book, Tailings: A Memoir, won the 2015 Minnesota Book Award for creative nonfiction. Her poetry and prose have appeared in journals such as jubilat, Crazyhorse, New Orleans Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Word for /Word. Schwehn has been the recipient of a Minnesota Arts Board grant, a Loft Mentor Series Award, and the Donald Justice Poetry Award. She currently teaches creative writing at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Wren Hanks is a trans writer from Texas and the author of Prophet Fever (Hyacinth Girl Press) and Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press). His recent work appears in Best New Poets 2016, Gigantic Sequins, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. His third chapbook, gar child, is forthcoming in 2017 from Tree Light Books. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

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