Thursday, May 21, 2020

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David Appelbaum  /  Joel Lipman

Joel Lipman’s poetry books are limited, modest editions, small and rare — among them Machete Chemistry/Panades Physics co-authored with Yasser Musa during a year in Belize.  Other collections include Mercury Vapor Lamp, Provocateur, The Real Ideal and Ransom Notes, along with the edited anthology, Glass Will.  He lives in southeast Michigan and from 2008 to 2014 was Lucas County (Ohio) Poet Laureate. 

David Appelbaum has work in e·ratio 11 and in e·ratio 16. 



Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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Jacob Muselmann  /  Megha Rao

Jacob Muselmann is a journalist, writer and artist.  He is hiding from Covid-19 in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he co-runs the artist collective, Sixth Wig. 

Megha Rao is a spoken word poet and a surrealist artist based in India.  Her two fiction titles were published by Penguin Random House in 2015 and 2016.  Megha has been interviewed by leading newspapers such as The Hindu and The New Indian Express and is a postgraduate in English Literature from the University of Nottingham, UK.


Saturday, May 16, 2020

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Bruce McRae  /  Mattias Monde

Bruce McRae, a Canadian musician currently residing on Salt Spring Island BC, is a multiple Pushcart nominee with over 1,600 poems published internationally in magazines such as Poetry, Rattle and the North American Review.  His books are The So-Called Sonnets (Silenced Press), An Unbecoming Fit Of Frenzy (Cawing Crow Press), Like As If (Pski’s Porch) and Hearsay (The Poet’s Haven).

Mattias Monde attended and/or taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northeastern University, and the University of Kentucky, attaining degrees in Anthropology and English.  His writing has appeared in Pavement Saw, Poetry Motel, Unirod, Limestone and Chance, among others.After traveling for the past five years through Africa, Asia and Europe, he now may be found in Bangkok, Thailand.


Thursday, May 14, 2020

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Celia Bland  /  Parker Tettleton

Celia Bland’s third collection, Cherokee Road Kill, with pen and ink drawings by Kyoko Miyabe, received the 2015 Raynes Prize.  She teaches poetry at Bard College and is Associate Director at The Bard College Institute for Writing & Thinking.

Parker Tettleton is a vegan Leo living in Portland, Oregon.  He is the author of This Is A City (Ravenna Press, forthcoming), Please Quiet (Ravenna Press, 2018), Ours Mine Yours (Pitymilk Press, 2014), Greens (Thunderclap Press, 2012) and Same Opposite (Thunderclap Press, 2010).  Parker Tettleton is online at 


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Traian T. Coșovei  /  Simon Perchik

Traian T. Coșovei (1954 – 2014) was a Romanian poet of the ’80s Generation.  He was a founding member of the “Cenaclul de Luni” literary circle, a group that would eventually set the tone for much of postmodern Romanian poetry.  He was the recipient of a series of prizes, including the Prize of the Romanian Academy and the International Nichita Stănescu Prize.  Coșovei published over twenty books of poetry, literary criticism, and prose.  

Poems by Simon Perchik have appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, The New Yorkerand in E·ratio 19.  His most recent collection is The Rosenblum Poems (Cholla Needles Arts & Literary Library, 2020).  Simon Perchik is online at


Saturday, May 09, 2020

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Mark Blickley - Amy Bassin  /  Molly Stern

New York fine arts photographer Amy Bassin and writer Mark Blickley work together on text based art collaborations and videos.  Their video, Widow’s Peek: The Kiss of Death, was selected to the 2018 International Festival of Experimental Video and Film at Bilbao, Spain.  They published a text based art chapbook, Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes From the Underground (Moria Books, Chicago).  Bassin is co-founder of the international artists cooperative, Urban Dialogues.  Blickley is the author of Sacred Misfits (Red Hen Press) and proud member of the Dramatists Guild and PEN American Center.  Their text based art book, Dream Streams, has just been published by Clare Songbird Publishing House. 

Molly Stern lives in Brooklyn, NY.  Her poetry has appeared in Witness Magazine, So to Speak and The Mays Anthology.


Thursday, May 07, 2020

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John C. Goodman  /  MH Kaisth

Canadian writer and Pushcart Prize nominee John C. Goodman has published four collections of poetry as well as a novella and a novel (which was short-listed for an Arthur Ellis Award).  He is the past editor of ditch, an online magazine of experimental poetry, and is the current editor of Trainwreck Press.  

MH Kaisth is a computer scientist, artist and poet based in Chicago.  He is currently a Global Leadership Fellow at Waseda University.  He was the 2019 UChicago New Voices in Poetry Student Reader and runner-up in the Vermont Poetry Society’s 2020 national contest.  His work has appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, the Zimmerli Museum, Mountain Troubadour and Commiserate.  MH Kaisth is online at  


Tuesday, May 05, 2020

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Lind Grant-Oyeye is an award winning writer of African descent.  She has work published in various literary magazines, anthologies and curated poetry projects. 

Mary Kasimor’s recent poetry collections are The Landfill Dancers (BlazeVox Books, 2014), Saint Pink (Moria Books, 2015), The Prometheus Collage (Locofo Press, 2017), Nature Store (Dancing Girl Press, 2017), Drink Me (BlazeVox Books, 2019) and the chapbook disrobing iris  (above/ground press, 2019). 


Sunday, May 03, 2020

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Jonathan Minton  /  Antonella Eye Porcelluzzi

Jonathan Minton lives in central West Virginia where he is an Associate Professor of English at Glenville State College.  He is the author of the book Technical Notes for Bird Government (Telemetry Press, 2018), and the chapbooks In Gesture (Dyad Press, 2009) and Lost Languages (Long Leaf Press, 1999).  His poetry has appeared in the journals Ecolinguistics, Connotation Press, Asheville Poetry Review, Coconut, Columbia Poetry ReviewReconfigurationsFree VerseTrillium and elsewhere and has been included in the anthologies Poems for Peace (Dyad Press, 2006), Oh One Arrow (Flim Forum Press, 2007) and Crazed by the Sun (Cyberwit Press, 2008).  He edits the journal Word For/Word and co-curates the Little Kanawha Reading Series.  

Antonella Eye Porcelluzzi is an italian poet living in Marseille and Berlin.  


Friday, May 01, 2020

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Lali Tsipi Michaeli  /  Dennis Formento

Lali Tsipi Michaeli is an international Israeli poet.  Born in Georgia in 1964, she immigrated to Israel at the age of seven.  She has published six volumes of poetry, attended international poetry festivals in Georgia, Italy, France and Romania, and was part of a residency program for talented writers in New York at 2018.  Forthcoming is The Mad House (Adelaide Books, 2020).  She teaches Hebrew at Ben Gurion University, has one son and lives in Tel Aviv by the sea.

Poet and activist Dennis Formento lives in Slidell, LA, across Lake Pontchartrain from his native New Orleans.  He is the author of Spirit Vessels (FootHills Publishing, 2018), Cineplex (Paper Press, 2014) and Looking for An Out Place (FootHills Publishing, 2010).  He edited Mesechabe: The Journal of Surregionalism and founded Surregional Press, a small press omnibus that parks well in small spaces.


Monday, March 23, 2020

ē·rā/tiō is reading for poetry & etc.  

ē·rā/tiō has a new look, and a new policy.  ē·rā/tiō will no longer publish issues.  Rather, as works are accepted, so they will appear.  New work appears two or three times a week or as accepted.  Beginning May 1st.  

Please see the contact page for guidelines and where to send.


Wednesday, January 01, 2020

a noun sing e·ratio 29 · 

here with Winston Plowes, Naomi Tarle, Suzanne Verrall, David Rushmer, Sean Howard, Larry Laurence, Ian Gibbins, Jasper Brinton, Daniel Hudon, Andreea Iulia Scridon, Alicia Hoffman, Emily Bilman, Laurinda Lind, Sarah Sarai, Thomas Fucaloro, J.I. Kleinberg, Clara Burghelea, Howie Good, Joel Chace, Peter Kenny, Mark Young, Joseph Salvatore Aversano, J. D. Nelson, DAH, Steve Potter, and featuring The Travis Lawrence Interview

e·ratio is edited by Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino with contributing editors Joseph F. Keppler, Jacqueline Winter Thomas, Coleman Stevenson and Andreea Iulia Scridon  

Sunday, September 01, 2019

E·ratio is reading for issue 29, the January 2020 issue.  The deadline for submissions is November 30. Please see the Contact Page for guidelines and where to send.

Monday, July 01, 2019

a noun sing e·ratio 28

e·ratio is edited by Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino with contributing editors Joseph F. Keppler, Jacqueline Winter Thomas, Coleman Stevenson and Andreea Iulia Scridon

Saturday, May 25, 2019

E·ratio issue 28 will be dedicated to Jacqueline Winter Thomas.  

Jacqueline Winter Thomas 
March 23, 1991 – April 18, 2019  

Jacqueline Winter Thomas at E·ratio:  19, 20, 22, 23 

All works accepted or forthcoming for issue 28 will remain on schedule.  

somewhere some will speak these names
someday some will think these words