Issue #11 – Spring 2017

(“Gibson House” by Bert Cash)

A Magazine of Speculative Poetry
Issue 11
Spring 2017

Editorial – Mattie Joiner & Shira Lipkin

The Well” – Alex Harper

Wild Cartography” – Alexandra Seidel

October Wildflower” – Bethany Powell

The Witch’s House” – Chloe N. Clark

Woodwork” – Lynette Mejía

House of two trees” – Robert Ford

Pine Song, Robin Song, Star Song” – Holly Lyn Walrath

Nautilus Cup” – Amelia Gorman

A Lover, Asleep” – Ada Hoffmann

Birch Bark Quilt” – Jennifer Crow

Issue #10 – Winter 2016/2017


(“a well-beaten path does not always make the right road”, by Jenny Downing)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue 10
Winter 2016/2017
Edited by Shira Lipkin and Mattie Joiner

Editorial – Shira Lipkin & Mattie Joiner

the mountain, in g major” –  Margarita Tenser

Skin”  –  Alice Fanchiang

The Were” –  Lyrik Courtney

Leda Feels Empathy for Her Swan”  –  Alison Rumfitt

Donkeyskin”  –  Alix Bosley

Wanted:” –  Daniel Tobin

Waking”  –  Sara Cleto & Brittany Warman

The Widow and the Wave”   –   M.J. Cunniff

Behold and Beholden”  –  Neile Graham

In Quietude”   –   Steve Rasnic Tem

Thanatopoesis”  –  P. Edda

Seer”  –   Lynette Mejía

The Star-Drinkers” –  Rohinton Daruwala

Last Call at the Hypothetical Tavern”  –   Jennifer Crow

Issue #9 – Autumn 2016


(“Sonata”, by Caitlyn Kurelich)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue 9
Autumn 2016
Edited by Shira Lipkin and Mattie Joiner

Editorial – Shira Lipkin & Mattie Joiner

The Ritual” – Alex Harper

An Angel Considers His Fallen Brother” – Lyrik Courtney

Conditional Statements” – Margaret Wack

Exvocation” – Elliott Freeman

For Lonnie” – Holly Walrath

The Pacific is Wine Pink” – Gillian Daniels

The Wait” – Emma Crockford

How I Lost the Sky” – Toby MacNutt

To the Waters” – Megan Arkenberg

Giant-Killer, 1915” – Ross Holmes

Fusion Dream” – Laurinda Lind

After the Forest Fire” – Evelyn Deshane

Mother Tornado” – Melissa Frederick

Issue #8 – Summer 2016

Copse, by Caitlyn Kurilich

(“Copse”, by Caitlyn Kurilich)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry
Issue #8
Summer 2016

Editorial – Shira Lipkin

Translations of a Runestone Found in Minnesota”  –  Amelia Gorman

A priest, church windows, & divination” –  Evelyn Deshane

Saint of the Gracious Smile, your lips are cruel”  – Kathrin Köhler

Exposing Tricks”  –  Chloe N. Clark

8 Ways Any Girl Can Become More Attractive,  According to Science” – Margaret Wack

Flesh”  – Subashini Navanatram

Jellyfish/Out of Water” – A.J. Odasso

Wattle Skinned” –  Hester J. Rook

Yoga Chip” – Rohinton Daruwala

WERE-” – Naru Dames Sundar

Million-Year Elegies – Hallucigenia” – Ada Hoffmann

Just So Story (The Four Faces of Luck)”  – E.P. Beaumont

Hexagram 64: Taste the Salt” – M.C. Childs

Issue #7 – Spring 2016


(“Ivy and Door”, by Denis McLaughlin)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry
Issue #7
Spring 2016

Editorial – Shira Lipkin and Mattie Joiner

The Lies You Learned” –  S. Qiouyi Lu

Elegy for the Hulk”  – Nicasio Reed

For ours is the glory” – Hester J. Rook

Ecdysis” –  Margarita Tenser

bedtime story, age 96” – Nolan Liebert

Rat-Infested Ship Off the Coast of Britain” – Chloe N. Clark

The Art of the Blood Sacrifice”  –  Margaret Wack

Sketches”  –  Tiffany Grayson

Faith”  –  Alex Harper

(House)”  – Aaron Boothby

The Wheredrobe”  –  John W. Sexton

inventory: the ghosts in the bedroom”  – Joyce Chong

Lepidopteramancer”  –  Joshua Gage

Issue #6 – Winter 2015/2016


(“Not a Second Time”, by Jessica “Sieskja” Albert)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue #6

Winter 2015/2016

Editorial  –  Mattie Joiner and Shira Lipkin

Dionysus of the Downtown”   –  Lev Mirov

White: Outside of Color” –  Nikk Wasserman

How to be something not real”  –  Lore Graham

Changeling Manifesto”  –  Kayla Bashe

Angiogenesis” –  Margarita Tenser

My Own Lightning”  –  Mary Alexandra Agner

swan”  –  Nolan Liebert

What to Do With a Photosynthetic Lover”  –  Rohinton Daruwala

Desert Mermaid” –  Sandi Leibowitz

Changeling”   –   Lynette Mejía

The Selkie Before Summer”  –  Penny Stirling

If You Find Me Out”  –  Toby MacNutt

Issue #5 – Autumn 2015


(“Auspice (The Feather Reader)” by Caitlyn Kurilich)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue #5

Autumn 2015

Editorial – Shira Lipkin and Mattie Joiner

Baba Yaga Has Tea with Kostchai the Deathless”  –  Jane Yolen

An Unexpected Guest” – Lev Mirov

Between the Lines” – Stephanie Niu

Litany; Dust”  –  A.E. Ash

The Garden Wild”  –  Lynette Mejía

The Night Before an Interstellar Journey” –   Jennifer Linnaea

Origami Crane / Light-Defying Spaceship”  –  Naru Dames Sundar

The Start of the Past”  –  Catriona Cameron

Splinter Song”   –  Romie Stott

Tasseography of English Breakfast Tea at 30,000 Feet”  –  Amy Fant

Issue #4 – Summer 2015


(“AquaForest” by Lois van Baarle)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue #4

Summer 2015

Editorial – Mat Joiner and Shira Lipkin

The Sea Roads” -Neile Graham

Singing Her Body Oceanic” – Penny Stirling

Ink” – Brittany Warman

Bone-House” – A.J. Odasso

The Hero’s Journey” – Alex Harper

Blue” – Camille Rivera

A Visit with Morgan le Fay” – Sofia Samatar

Until Waking” – Ruth Jenkins

Gunmetal”  – Julia Kingston

rain” – Shimon Palmer


Issue #3 – Spring 2015


(“Fairy Tale Spring” by Elayna Smolowitz)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue #3

Spring 2015

Editorial – Shira Lipkin and Mat Joiner

Musicide” –  E. H. Brogan

Blood and Honey” – Melody Watson

The Animals, Who Are In Your Mouth” – Vajra Chandrasekera

Drowned City” – Ruth Jenkins

Bones” – Amy Fant

Among the Dead” – Lev Mirov

The Occupation of Millers Creek” –  Robyn Groth

On the Tree” – Alexandra Seidel

Myth of the Mother Snake” – Carrie Cuinn

Merlusine” – Nin Harris

Issue #2 – Winter 2014/15

(Guardians of the Blue Hour by Nathan Spoor)

Liminality: A Magazine of Speculative Poetry

Issue #2

Winter 2014/2015

Editorial – Shira Lipkin and Mat Joiner

Entreaty” – Sandi Leibowitz

The Haunting” – Lev Mirov

The Martyr of Baikonur” – India Valentin

Entwined ‘Neath Stars and Empty Suns” – Merc Rustad

Pentimento”  –  Charlie Byrd

Ada”  –  Kit Hamada

The Sirens’ Song to the U.N. Security Council: Monday, July 10, 2017” – Cindy Potts

The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra” – Thomas Zimmerman

Hypnos and Thanatos: The Embrace” -Lynette Mejía

Auspicious” – Joshua Gage

The Lark, The Peat, The Star, and Our Time” – Neile Graham