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  April 2019
volume 16 number 1
-table of contents-
  contributing poets
  Michelle Angelini
  luis cuauhtemoc berriozabal
  Jack G. Bowman
  Lynne Bronstein
  Deborah Edler Brown
  Anna Cates
  Beverly M. Collins
  Chella Courington
  David Flynn
  Paul Hellweg
  Glenn Ingersoll
  Scott C. Kaestner
  lalo kikiriki
  John Leonard
  Cynthia Linville
  Marieta Maglas
  Xavier McIves
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  bc petrakos
  Diana Rosen
  Walter Ruhlmann
  David Scriven
  Megha Sood
  Terrence Sykes
  Perry Terrell
  Tim Tipton
  Davide Trame
  Roman Tunkel
  mailing list
Cynthia Linville
April 2019



photo by richard lee miller

    Cynthia Linville has lived in London, New York, San Francisco, and outside of Washington DC but returned to live in her hometown of Sacramento. She has taught in the English Department at California State University, Sacramento since 2000. Linville served as Poetry Editor of Poetry Now from 2008-2010 and served as Managing Editor of Convergence: an online journal of poetry and art ( from 2008-2018.
    She frequently reads her work in northern California, often in collaboration with musicians, and has received three mini-grants from Poets & Writers. Her work has appeared in many publications and several anthologies. Her two books of collected poems, The Lost Thing (2012) and Out of Reach (2014), are available from Cold River Press.
    Cynthia has been nominated for a Pushcart and has been a featured artist on Sacramento365: (
    She invented a poetic form, the Linvillanelle, which is profiled here:
Medusa's Kitchen



The Living Daylights

(In honor of Daylight Savings Time)

Time springs forward like a jack-in-the-box

We are compelled to crank the handle

        Round and round the mulberry bush
        The monkey chased the weasel

Tinny circus music, then


copyright 2019 Cynthia Linville