Emily Calvo

Emily Thornton Calvo's poetry has been published in Coe College’s Colere, After Hours, Roosevelt University's Oyez Review and the Journal of Psychological Poetry. A co-founder of Chicago Slam Works, she was also a semi-finalist in the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Contest and was a poet-in-residence through the Poetry Center of Chicago’s Hands on Stanzas program. She has also been a featured poet at numerous readings and events in the Midwest. Calvo is also a freelance writer, artist and published author. Her first book of poems, Lending Color to the Otherwise Absurd will be released in October 2014. Calvo has a BA in Industrial Psychology from Loyola University and resides in Chicago, IL.


How We Move in the Face of The Hollow Man

An evocative painting by Emily Calvo, How We Move In The Face of the Hollow Man. This piece appears in issue 11.