Leaf Garden Press

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Leaf Garden Press is a small, no-profits-made operation that publishes poetry and literary content, among other things.

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Sadly Beautiful
You set the price! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
JASON FISK is a husband to one, a father of two (soon to be three), and a teacher to many. He lives and teaches in the suburbs of Chicago. His long list of employment before he became a teacher includes working as a mental health professional in a psychiatric unit, a driller of holes in a kitchen cabinet making factory, and a grunt for a bricklayer.
Lent 1999
You set the price! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Mark J. Mitchell was born in Chicago in 1955. His family moved to Southern California when he was four. He attended Catholic schools in Torrance and Redondo Beach. He went on to the University of California at Santa Cruz where he studied writing with George Hitchcock, Barbara Hull and Raymond Carver. He also focused on modern poetry and Medieval Literature.
Bildungsroman, No!
You set the price! Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a native of Barrie, ON; a city known for the tornado of 1985 and little else. He presently resides in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada under ten feet of snow with a nurse who drives a big blacked out truck. His work can be found both in print and online. He has an affinity for dragonflies, discount tequila, and all things sarcastic.
E is for Ether
You set the price! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Chris Vola is the author of Monkeytown, a novel. His work has appeared in The Rumpus, Monkeybicycle, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Paste Magazine, and elsewhere. A former contributing books editor at The Brooklyn Rail and chapbook reviewer at Short, Fast, and Deadly, he lives in New York and can be found at smalldrunkencog.blogspot.com.
One of These Things Is Not Like the Others
You set the price! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
One of These Things Is Not Like the Others: A woman screams. / Another was alive just a few days ago. // Everyone else looks dazed / except Nussbaum, // who turns his collar up / & furtively appraises / the mortal brilliance of blood. // Context means a lot. / You can’t know how much // until you know that Nazis, / possibly allegorical figures, // stand as if waiting / to push off in a small boat.
Keepers Meet Questing Eyes
You set the price! Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A full-length collection of poetry by John Michael Flynn. John has taught ESL and Composition at a variety of schools and colleges across the United States. A resident of central Virginia, he served in the Peace Corps in Moldova from 1993-95. Previous poetry collections include Moments Between Cities (1997), and Washing Apples In Streams (2013).
The End of Ambition
You set the price! Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
J de Salvo is a proud native of Los Angeles. His poetry, fiction, and articles have been published extensively in print and online. He is the editor and publisher of the Bicycle Review and the Pedestrian Press. He lives in Oakland, CA.
States and Items
You set the price! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Michael Flynn is an English teacher at Piedmont Virginia Community College in central Virginia. Various links to his published prose and poetry can be found at his web site, http://www.basilrosa.com. He has earned writing awards from the U.S. Peace Corps and New England Poetry Club.
Mr. Glass
You set the price! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Mr. Glass" is a coherent chapbook of poems by Kyle Hemmings on the character of Mr. Glass. Kyle Hemmings lives and works in New Jersey. He has been published in Elimae, Smokelong Quarterly, This Zine Will Change Your Life, Matchbook, and elsewhere. He loves cats, dogs, and garage bands of the 60s.
The Travels of Cocoa Poem Lorry
You set the price! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
COREY MESLER has published extensively. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize numerous times, and two of his poems were chosen for Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac. His fiction has received praise from John Grisham, Robert Olen Butler, Lee Smith, Frederick Barthelme, Greil Marcus, among others. With his wife, he runs Burke’s Book Store in Memphis, TN.
Conversing in a Black Cadillac
You set the price! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Stacy Lynn Mar is a poet, closet collage artist, introverted closet hipster, and occasional fan of The Beatles. She splits her lives between stay-at-home mother, forays into bohemian feminist literature, and part time psychology nerd. Stacy has authored five collections previous to this offering.
The Evaporation of Hands
You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Leaf Garden Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poetry and prose. No specific theme. A lot of yata yata and plenty of la-de-da.


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