poetry
Online Exclusive: Celebrating the Poetry of Marylen Grigas.

Online Exclusive: Celebrating the Poetry of Marylen Grigas.

We at BROAD STREET were honored to publish some of the last work by beloved poet Marylen Grigas, who died in February 2017. Each one was illustrated by her niece, Riley McAlpine-Berthold, with whom Marylen had a remarkable collaborative relationship. We invite you to read about her struggles with cancer, the ironic illusion of home security, and...
"Dream Geographies": the complete series by poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.

“Dream Geographies”: the complete series by poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.

We are proud to present links to this remarkable series in the order published. The “Dream Geographies” series began in summer 2016 and resumed in winter 2017–a collaboration between poet Judith Serin and visual artist Masami Inoue. Together they charted the vast unknowns toward which our unconscious dreaming point us.  Don’t miss the interview in which Serin...
Share This Poem:  "Feminine Orders," by Annie Persons.

Share This Poem: “Feminine Orders,” by Annie Persons.

“inhale, exhale, gasp. … she runs from the room, comes back flushed and clutching a typed contract for me to sign, prone, bearing down on my stomach. I have not had sex for two months….”   BROAD STREET kicks off National Poetry Month with a tribute to the spaces where verse connects with things feminine, by new...
New Pages reviews our "Maps & Legends."

New Pages reviews our “Maps & Legends.”

Thanks  to  NEW  PAGES  for the  thoughtful  review  of  our summer  2016  issue, with special  praise  for  essays  by   Julie Anderson and Bea Chang, a poem by Ron Smith, and Bradley Dicharry’s photo essay featuring vernacular sign design (see some of his images with this post).     * Read the full review here. And enjoy...
"Dream Moon":  A collaboration between poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.

“Dream Moon”: A collaboration between poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.

“The images shift, sometimes designs embossed on the sphere, sometimes a movie. The moon keeps on telling its shifting stories, image after image, throughout the night …”   Herewith, BROAD STREET presents the sixth and final installment of this spring’s “Dream Geographies” series, showcasing the dreams of poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue … Follow the links below...