Suspend Your Disbelief

Alyse Bensel


Alyse Bensel is currently pursuing her MFA in poetry at Penn State. Her poetry has appeared in The Meadowland Review, and she is a contributor forNewpages. Her book reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Prairie SchoonerThe Los Angeles ReviewCALYXColdfront, and Rain Taxi, among others. When not engaged in her teaching and studies, she teaches at non-profit art organizations and works for a share program at a local CSA.


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Right of Way, by Andrew Wingfield

Andrew Wingfield’s short story collection examines how suburban sprawl in a neighborhood outside of Washington, D.C. impacts its inhabitants, both human and animal. Residents new and old must navigate rapid economic and social change in the face of American politics.