“Different bodies make a different literature. A woman, invisible, must insist on her corporeal self, while a man, visible, can be what is action. I write about violation and blood because it is the experience of this, my body, in these years, in this place. There is no hierarchy of lived experience or story told, even if one body is more valued than the other in the world.” ~ Laura Jean Moore
by Susan Woodring First deny everything. You are not a writer. You are not a dancer. You are not, in fact, dancing. You have never exposed yourself in any way or tried to do anything. You are safe in your bed, dreaming. You haven’t risked a thing. You […]
Congratulations to Change Seven contributor and columnist Laura Jean Moore who has new work appearing in The Electric Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature, the EEEL. Way to go, girl!
by Corey Mesler I wrote my first poem in 4th grade, a re-wording (read plagiarism) of “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.” The teacher made over me. And I had a revelation; I thought, attention, yeah, that’s what I want. That hasn’t changed. In deadly earnest, I started […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, friends. Today, as we honor those age-old Irish traditions that aren’t remotely Irish, we invite you to raise your pints to Jay Sizemore, who has published poetry in a number of fine journals since his work appeared with us here at Change Seven. Five poems were recently pubbed with Revolution John Magazine, […]
Change Seven contributor Hedy Habra has lots of news to celebrate. A new book of poetry, Under Brushstrokes, is forthcoming from my old haunt, Press 53.
Eleanor Leonne Bennett, whose starkly beautiful photographs appear in the debut issue of Change Seven, is now the art editor of Contemporary Literary Review India. Congrats, Eleanor! Check out Eleanor’s work in Issue 1.1 here.
Chelsea Laine Wells‘ story “Breakable” is appearing in the upcoming issue of Heavy Feather. Also her story “Swallow” will be featured in both text and audio via the new podcast project The Other Stories. Read Chelsea’s story “Dogtooth,” which appears is Issue 1.1 of Change Seven.
Congratulations to Change Seven contributor Jim Nichols, who recently celebrated the launch of a new novel, Closer All the Time, published by Islandport Press.
Congratulations to Change Seven contributor and columnist Corey Mesler, whose new novel Memphis Movie is now available. Check out this wonderful book trailer, and then visit him at Burkes Books in Memphis to buy a copy, where I’m sure he will be happy to sign it for you. […]