January 1, 2019

Hi All and happy new year! We are super excited to launch issue #2 of Brine Literary today! We have gathered some of the brightest emerging (and established!) voices in both poetry and prose, and are proud to present you their work. Click the beautiful cover art by Rog...

September 15, 2018

Check out our interview with professor and contributor Sarah A. Etlinger! Sarah has the distinction of being chosen to end our first issue. The last work of a collection is, in some ways, the most important, as it is charged with leaving the reader with the final, last...

September 6, 2018

Sarah A. Etlinger is an English professor at a community college in Rockford, IL, where she teaches writing, literature, and film. A Milwaukee transplant, she enjoys the Packers, traveling, cooking, and exploring the Great Lakes with her family. Her work has been publi...

August 6, 2018

A four-time Pushcart Prize, five-time Best of the Net, & Bettering American Poetry nominee, Lana Bella is an author of three chapbooks, Under My Dark (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2016), Adagio (Finishing Line Press, 2016), and Dear Suki: Letters (Platypus 2412 Mini Chapbo...

July 26, 2018

Isa Guzman is a Nuyorican, Titere poet out of Los Sures, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. His work is dedicated to the exploration of issues surrounding Puerto Rico and its diaspora, to the confrontation and exploration of masculinity, and to the general mood of precarity surro...

July 13, 2018

The inaugural issue of Brine is now live! ​We couldn't be more proud of the group of poets that we are featuring in this issue, and the quality is so high that we decided to launch the issue in print as well. We received over 500 poems, of which we have chosen 38. We a...

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Issue #2 is finally here!

January 1, 2019

Interview with Sarah A. Etlinger

September 15, 2018

Poet of the Month, September 2018--Sarah Etlinger

September 6, 2018

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