Sparks and Disperses, Cathleen Cohen

Poetry & Essay

The poems in Cathleen Cohen’s Sparks and Disperses reckon with contemporary life through the perspective of visual artists. Drawing on an ancient Kabbalistic myth of the “shattering of vessels,” Cohen explores issues of fracture, healing, and creation; the challenges of poverty, isolation, and the pandemic; and how we can find meaning and joy through artmaking. … Read more

Sunshine for the Soul, Nick Olsen

Poetry & Essay

This poetry collection is a personal reflection of the author’s experiences amid the Covid-19 crisis and the world around us. He watched the reports on television, spoke with first responders, and witnessed many who died from this horrible virus and the toll it has taken on families. Covid-19 brought out the horror of our society—friends, … Read more