Magazine. Poetry. VOLT has published innovative poetry and fiction for 20 years. Striking in design, with its unusual format, 10" by 13", VOLT allows for work that is longer or uses typography in extraordinary ways. VOLT has maintained a commitment to both new and established writers, and was named one of the top 50 literary magazines in the country by Every Writer's Resource in 2014. Contributors for issue #22 include Giovan Alonzi, Michael Basinski, Emma Bolden, Brian Cochran, Ed Coletti, Joel Dailey, Adam Day, Patrick James Dunagan, Adam Fagin, Norman Fischer, Stephen Harmon, Endi Bogue Hartigan, Brian Henry, Alexandra Itzi, Gabriel Jesiolowski, Meridian Johnson, Eric Komosa, Susan Lewis, Anthony Madrid, Agnes Marton, A. Molotkov, Dylan Morgan, Karl Parker, Gillian Parrish, Ethan Plaue, Solomon Rino, Elizabeth Robinson, Martha Ronk, giovanni singleton, Roderick Six, Alina Stefanescu, BP Sutton, Shelly Taylor, Chloé Veylit, David Welch, and Kathleen Winter.
Gillian Conoley was born in Austin Texas, where, on its rural outskirts, her father and mother owned and operated a radio station. Her most recent collection is THE PLOT GENIE with Omnidawn Publishing. She is the author of six collections of poetry, including PROFANE HALO, Lovers in the Used World, and Tall Stranger, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work has received many prizes, including the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from The American Poetry Review, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and a Fund for Poetry Award. Her poems have been anthologized in over 20 national and international anthologies, including W.W. Norton's forthcoming Postmodern American Poetry (second edition), American Hybrid, Counterpath's LYRIC POSTMODERNISMS, and Oscar Mondadori's Nuova Poesia Americana. Editor and founder of VOLT magazine, she teaches in the Program for Writers and Poets at Sonoma State University. Author City: COTATI, CA USA