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Issue 1: Spring 2022

  1. Serena Solin
  2. Toby Altman  
  3. S. Brook Corfman
  4. Katana Smith
  5. Natalee Cruz
  6. Emma Wilson
  7. Ashley Colley
  8. Colin Criss 
  9. Jack Chelgren
  10. Stefania Gomez 

Issue 2: Summer 2022
  1. Matthew Klane
  2. Ryan Nhu
  3. TR Brady
  4. Alana Solin
  5. K. Iver
  6. Emily Barton Altman
  7. William Youngblood
  8. Alex Wells Shapiro  
  9. Sasha Wiseman
  10. Yunkyo Moon-Kim

Issue 3: Fall 2022
  1. Sun Yung Shin
  2. Rosie Stockton
  3. Adele Elise Williams & Henry Goldkamp
  4. Noa Micaela Fields
  5. Miriam Moore-Keish
  6. Fred Schmalz
  7. Katy Hargett-Hsu
  8. Alicia Mountain
  9. Austin Miles
  10. Carlota Gamboa

  Birthday Presents
       for William Blake

    Five Words for William Blake
        on His 265th Birthday
            (after Jack Spicer)

Issue 4: Winter 2023

  2. Daniel Borzutzky
  3. Alicia Wright
  4. Asha Futterman
  5. Ellen Boyette
  6. S Cearley
  7. Sebastián Páramo
  8. Abbey Frederick
  9. Caylin Capra-Thomas
  10. maryhope|whitehead|lee & Ryan Greene

Issue 5: Spring 2023

  1. Jose-Luis Moctezuma 
  2. Peter Leight
  3. Rachel Galvin
  4. Sophia Terazawa
  5. Katherine Gibbel
  6. Lloyd Wallace
  7. Timothy Ashley Leo
  8. Jessica Laser
  9. Kira Tucker
  10. Michael Martin Shea

Issue 6: Summer 2023

An Introduction to Tyger Quarterly’s The Neo-Surrealist Interview Series

1. Mary Jo Bang 
2. Marty Cain 
3. Dorothy Chan 
4. Aditi Machado 
5. Alicia Mountain
6. Serena Solin
7. Marty Riker 
8. Francesca Kritikos
9. Luther Hughes
10. Toby Altman

Bonus: William Blake Tells All

Issue 7: Fall 2023 

1. Dennis James Sweeney 
2. M. Cynthia Cheung
3. Nathaniel Rosenthalis
4. Reuben Gelley Newman
5. James Kelly Quigley 
6. Christine Kwon
7. Maxwell Rabb
8. Maura Pellettieri 
9. Patty Nash 
10. Alyssa Moore

Issue 8: Winter 2024
1. Julian Talamantez Brolaski
2. Elizabeth Marie Young
3. Michael Gardner 
4. Steffan Triplett 
5. Margaret Yapp
6. Chelsea Tadeyeske
7. June Wilson 
8. Dawn Angelicca Barcelona
9. Evan Williams 
10. Brendan Sherry 

Email: tyger quarterly @ gmail dot com 

©2022 TQ

Elizabeth Marie Young 


The Tiger spends most of his time indoors forging incongruous
forests each one with a tiger in it, a needle-like sliver in its paw.

Erstwhile Tiger.

Arrogant Tiger.

Tiger eluding all definition.

Ludicrous, almost proverbial Tiger.

Let’s never mention the Tiger again.

Because, come on, you know you cringe whenever the Tiger
claps his paws like some imbecile delighting in human folly
and vice.

The Tiger spends most of his waking hours indoors doing
basically nothing but lick himself raw.

Why, then, is the Tiger so watchable?

The Tiger barely matters now, even as he draws millions
of viewers, regular women and men who have lost their jobs
or lives to the current political order, their path leading through
a forest full of misfits and imposters in makeshift metal cages.

The Tiger’s tired.  He spends most of his time meditating his next kill, hissing at the security cameras.

He’s veering toward a concrete barrier, on the way to Pensacola.
He’s heading for the freeway, sharpening his teeth on the way to self-actualization.

Affable tiger!

Anodyne tiger!

Be astounded by your strength.
Be stunned by your conviction.
You were made to burn and burn.

Tiger, get your shit together.

The Tiger’s surrounded by plain clothes policemen,
he’s surrounded by adoring fans shouting “Get the fuck
down on the ground.”

The Tiger’s victims now include a number of prominent politicians,
child soldiers, Buddhist monks, prison guards, real estate moguls.

Amateur Tiger.

Innocent  Tiger.

Tiger, Tiger uncreated.

Why do icicles form on your whiskers?
Why do icicles cling to your teeth?
Why do icicles hang from your claws?

The tiger’s lawyers decline to comment.  They’re signing
an affidavit. The Tiger’s been sentenced to life

On his way to Myrtle Beach.
On his way to Pensacola.

Tiger, tiger, feed their needs,

Roar at the forest! Roar at the camera!

Veer immensely into space, then bleed into the real world.

Biographical Statement

Elizabeth Marie Young is a Boston-based poet and educator.  Her first book of poems, Aim Straight at the Fountain and Press Vaporize, won the Motherwell Prize from Fence Books. She is also the author of a chapbook of queer, X-rated sonnets and Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus’s Rome, a book about the ancient Roman understanding of lyric translation and literary creativity.