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43.2 Sneak Peek: ARABESQUE by Akhim Yuseff Cabey

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Akhim Yuseff Cabey is a Pushcart Prize-winning Black author whose fiction, nonfiction, and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Callaloo, the minnesota review, Chattahoochee Review, Passages North, The Sun Magazine, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. Originally from the Bronx, New York, he lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he teaches writing and mathematics.

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43.2 Sneak Peek: Brother with Rupture by Matthew Gellman

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Matthew Gellman’s chapbook, Night Logic, was selected by Denise Duhamel as the winner of Tupelo Press’ 2021 Snowbound Chapbook Award and is forthcoming from Tupelo Press. Matthew’s poems are featured or forthcoming in Poetry Northwest, Narrative, The Common, Ninth Letter, The Missouri Review, Lambda Literary’s Poetry Spotlight, North American Review, and elsewhere. A recipient of a Brooklyn Poets fellowship and an Academy of American Poets prize, he was also awarded the Adroit Journal’s Djanikian Scholarship in 2020, and his manuscript, Beforelight, was a finalist for Tupelo Press’ 2019 Berkshire Prize, for Four Way Books’ 2020 and 2021 Levis Prizes, and for the 2020 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. Matthew holds an MFA from Columbia University and currently teaches at Skidmore College, The School of Visual Arts, and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

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43.2 SNEAK PEEK: MIDWEST PHYSICS: FIRST LAW BY RUSHI VYAS

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Rushi Vyas is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection When I Reach For Your Pulse (Four Way Books, 2023) which was a two-time finalist for the National Poetry Series in the US, and the co-author of the chapbook Between Us, Not Half a Saint with Rajiv Mohabir (Gasher, May 2021). Originally from the US, he now lives in Ōtepoti Dunedin in Aotearoa, New Zealand, where he is a Ph.D. candidate in Literature at Te Whare Wānanga o Ōtākou / the University of Otago.

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43.1 SNEAK PEEK: SOLO BY ANGEL NAFIS

Here’s “Solo,” by Angel Nafis, featured in our summer 2021 issue:

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Read more by Angel Nafis and by many others in Indiana Review issue 43.1, available for purchase here.


Angel Nafis is the author of BlackGirl Mansion. She earned her MFA in poetry at Warren Wilson College. Nafis is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, the Poetry Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is founder and curator of the Greenlight Poetry Salon. With Morgan Parker, she runs The Other Black Girl Collective. She lives in Brooklyn.

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43.1 SNEAK PEEK: NOMEN BE BY INDRANI SENGUPTA

The summer issue of Indiana Review is out now! Here’s a look at one of the issue’s poems, by Indrani Sengupta.

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Read more by Indrani Sengupta and by many others in Indiana Review issue 43.1, available for purchase here.


Indrani Sengupta is a poet from Kolkata, India, currently braving Illinois weather. She received her MFA in poetry from Boise State University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Quarterly West, American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, Copper Nickel, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Southeast Review, Grimoire Magazine, and elsewhere.

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