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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

  1. MICHAEL CHANG 
  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



Email: tyger quarterly @ gmail dot com 



©2022 TQ



Maxwell Rabb








GARDEN’S ORBIT


Soft heat flattens our field

viscous before daily chores
fogged rural mimicry
inside wooden fences

New routines by the whirl wheel.

Danced hardwood
covered in old shattered mirror

beneath the porchlight
myosistic metal awnings
and bronze roots squashed under my palms.

Look above!

An eye fractured by fabric strands

a scythe
cut
of evening primroses
propped by

a sponged planet
viscous gnats
barren termites

                        All rebounded as tensile limbs
                        in swinging indium blades

                        steers eyes                             shoulders to the sun

Nascent voices burst as desert spoons fold in–

and the malleable sun is stored by steeples
and the malleable sun is burning the soil– 








DECRYPTION, OCEAN








the daylight                 gash
lured    by steel tidewaters

stumbling    blue weather
patterned            songs of

baritones   and eventides
where my throat muscle


pastes opaque letters to

punctured silences from
white bellbirds where

     my voice is tuned by
                    an iron alloy

this August i spend on
waxed water

burning soot and prying
            open ribbons like

taut coils         called by a
       sequenced crash site

       spires and spores

my metal head grinds
from a viscous carousel

heated by the boiling
polished ocean

and this September
a bell buzzing cold front

where i play a deflated
joke sunglazed by
porous voices  








Biographical Statement

Maxwell Rabb is the author of the chapbook Faster, the Whirl Wheel (Greying Ghost, Forthcoming 2023). He lives in New York City, leaving his heart in New Orleans, Chicago, and Atlanta. His poems have appeared in the Action Books Blog, Tagvverk, Mercury Firs, and Apogee, among others. He completed his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He co-edits GROTTO.