Illumen is a print magazine of speculative poetry co-edited by Tyree Campbell and Karen L. Newman. It is published biannually by Sam’s Dot Publishing, on 1 April and 1 October, in chapbook format. It contains speculative poetry, illustrations, articles, and reviews.
Issue #15 of Illumen is ready for reading. The featured poet this time is Rhode Islander John Grey. There’s also an excellent article by Shelly Bryant titled “Reading Poetry: The Basics,” in which she goes over the poetry reading and comprehension process. This issue includes some fine new voices: Faith Breisblatt, Laura Bender, and Michael S. Morris, to name three. Come check them out . . .