Huascar Medina

Huascar Medina lives artfully in Topeka as a multidisciplinary artist and writer. His first collection of poems is titled “How to Hang the Moon” (Spartan Press 2017). Recent work published can be found in “Finding Zen in Cowtown” (Spartan Press 2017), “Kansas Time & Place : An Anthology of Heartland Poetry” (Little Balkan Press 2017).
Like Kansas
POETRY + PROSE

LIKE KANSAS

In the face of racism, colonialism, sexism, and the ever-present street harasser, dominion over self is retained through feminine force.

Just Shy of Stars
LIT CRIT

A GOOD PLACE TO GROW

This work, in its entirety, is a [w]rite of passage – a poet firmly planting their feet in the creative landscape of Kansas.

Crying at Walls
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AN INTIMATE, RAW EXPERIENCE

Macey Webb’s poetic memoir chronicles the passing of a life and a life changed by that passing.

Max Ehrmann
LITERARY

When words find you: Max Ehrmann’s “Desiderata”

I didn’t want to get married at 24. It was a hard truth for both of us. She left and I fell apart. I was moving home to heal after weeks of inner turmoil. My therapists thought it best. They were right.

Everyone's Alone Tonight
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Everyone’s Alone Tonight

Everyone’s Alone Tonight by James Benger and Jason Baldinger are poems about daily strife Daily strife that turns into weekly, monthly, yearly and then generational struggle.

Bryan Stamps
ART

THE TRUTH IN

“I consider it emotional art where humanity is the muse.” -Byron Stamps, creator of Truth in Comedy (TiC)