Summer 2020

Unity in Crisis

“Blue Mural” by Michelle Brooks

Michelle Brooks has published a collection of poetry, Make Yourself Small (Backwaters Press), and a novella, Dead Girl, Live Boy (Storylandia Press). Her poetry collection, Pretty in A Hard Way, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2019. Her collection, The Pretend Life, was published by Atmosphere Press in February 2020. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Iowa Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Natural Bridge, and elsewhere. A native Texan, she has spent much of her adult life in Detroit.

ALCHEMY – journal of translation

Issue 17 – Summer 2020

Letter from the Editor by Nolan Dannels


Charles Baudelaire

The Albatross
translated, from the French, by Will Cordeiro


Maria Teresa Horta

The Condition of the Verses
translated, from the Portuguese, by Edite Cunhā and M.B. McLatchey


Henri Meschonnic

from How Many Names
translated, from the French, by Don Boes and Gabriella Bedetti


Efrén Ordóñez

from Smoke
translated, from the Spanish, by Robin Myers


Jack Kohler

Still Lifes


Bias Collins

God’s Lesson Plan