Restless: An E-Zine

“[the problem with everything]” by Darren Jackson

                Darren Jackson’s recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Pinch, The Laurel Review, The Offending Adam, Bluestem, and other journals. He has also translated Life in the Folds by Henri Michaux (Wakefield P, forthcoming in 2015); “The White Globe,” an Read More

“Monster on the Loose” by Marilyn Horn-Fahey

To be out of the attic for just a little while. It is all you think of, each long, lonely day. Midnight is the best time for it. By then, the doctor has finished his notes, smoked his second bowl of opium and is asleep in the armchair near the Read More

“We had seen poppies” by July Westhale

                                  July Westhale is a Fulbright-nominated poet, activist, and journalist. She has been awarded residencies from the Lambda Literary Foundation, Sewanee, Napa Valley, Tin House, and Bread Loaf. Her poetry has most recently been Read More

“Pleasure Objects: #” by Steven Teref

                Steven Teref is the translator of Ana Ristovic’s Directions for Use (Zephyr Press, 2016) and Novica Tadic’s Assembly (Host Publications, 2009). His poems and translations have recently appeared in The New Yorker, Aufgabe, Black Scat Review, and elsewhere.

“Blue Chapel, Blue Cemetery” by Jonathan Travelstead

                                Jonathan Travelstead served in the Air Force National Guard for six years as a firefighter and currently works as a full-time firefighter for the city of Murphysboro. Having finished his MFA at Southern Illinois Read More