Nate Pritts is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Sweet Nothing, & the chapbook No Memorial. He also writes & draws THERE WILL BE NOTHING LEFT, a comic. The founder & principal editor of H_NGM_N, an online journal & small press, he lives in Syracuse, New York.
Maggie Smith is the author of Lamp of the Body (Red Hen Press), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, and two prizewinning chapbooks, Nesting Dolls (Pudding House) and The List of Dangers (Kent State University Press). She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, the Academy of American Poets, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Smith’s poems have appeared in The Paris Review, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah, The Iowa Review, and many other journals and anthologies. She lives in Bexley, Ohio, and works as a freelance writer and editor. You can find her online at www.maggiesmithpoet.com.
If you spit on me
Sunset over Wilderness State Park