a medal or a firing squad

Erin Post interviews
Ace Boggess


Our poetry co-editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Ace Boggess, our Issue #21 featured poet. Here’s what he had to say about his appreciation of the absurd, how his time in prison affected his writing process, and how his approach to writing poetry differs from his novel writing… Read more


Poetry Issue #21

“Is Anxiety a Defense or a Philosophy?”

By Ace Boggess

Two anxious people walk into a bar.

No one notices, & everyone does.

Depends on whom you ask, I guess,

for that joke to make sense.

All I know is the fear of “Hello”—
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