Poetry & Art



About Harbor Review

Harbor Review is a small online space for poetry and art. We publish two issues a year in the winter and summer. We are interested in work that shocks and inspires. We are interested in strange and beautiful language, image, and metaphor. We are committed to giving diverse voices a home. New or experienced, we want to hear from you.


Photo by Becee McNally

Photo by Becee McNally


Allison Blevins received her MFA at Queens University of Charlotte.  Her work has appeared in such journals as Mid-American Review, the minnesota review, and Nimrod International Journal. She is the author of the chapbooks Susurration (Blue Lyra Press, 2019), Letters to Joan (Lithic Press, 2019), and A Season for Speaking (Seven Kitchens Press, 2019), part of the Robin Becker Series.  She lives in Missouri with her wife and three children.



Managing Editor

Gregory Stapp received his BA in Creative Writing from the University of Oklahoma where he worked for the Carl Albert Center Congressional Archives, earned a Puterbaugh Fellowship in World Literature, and won the Tomas Rivera Student Writing prize in Poetry. He received his MFA from Queens University of Charlotte and his poems have appeared or are pending publication in Lime Hawk Journal, The Ekphrastic Review, Forage, The Cortland Review, The Sierra Nevada Review, and The Southern Review, among others.

Photo by Colin Mosely

Photo by Colin Mosely

Art Editor

Luke Blevins is an MA candidate at the University of Missouri Kansas City and holds a BFA from Missouri Southern State University. Raised in South-West Missouri, his work explores societal expectations and the cyclic nature of stereotypes.  He hopes that through his work conversation can be breached on topics of masculinity, sexuality, gender, and the American myth of youth. 



Senior Poetry Editor

A former John and Renee Grisham fellow, Joshua Davis holds an MFA from the University of Mississippi, an MFA from Stonecoast at the University of Southern Maine, and an M.A. from Pittsburg State University. Recent poems have appeared in The Poetry DistilleryThe Museum of Americana, and The Midwest Quarterly. He is a doctoral candidate in American Literature at Ohio University, and he lives near Tampa.


Senior Poetry Editor

Kate Kernan is a physician and poet who currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA. She received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and once saw the ghost of William Carlos Williams in a dream during her pediatrics training at Washington University in St. Louis. She received the Joel Oppenheimer Scholarship to complete her MFA in poetry at New England College in Henniker, NH. Her work has been recognized by the St. Louis Poetry Center and published in Carbon Culture Review. As a Pediatric Intensivist she believes that art is the why we keep people alive. She also believes that poetry—is the how.

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Poetry Editor

Alley L. Biniarz is a first-generation Polish-Canadian writer with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of King’s College. She also holds degrees in English and French Literature, and Journalism. She is an environmentalist, a feature writer, essayist, and slam poet. In her writing, she explores the themes of consent, ecofeminism, religious upbringing, European superstitions, belonging, and love – always love. Find her on Instagram: @abeaans.


Poetry Editor

Cameron Morse received his MFA at the University of Missouri—Kansas City.  His work has appeared in such journals as New Letters, Bridge Eight, Portland Review, and South Dakota Review. His first collection, Fall Risk, won Glass Lyre Press’s 2018 Best Book Award. His second, Father Me Again, is available from Spartan Press and third, Coming Home with Cancer, belongs to Blue Lyra Press’s Delphi Poetry Series. He lives with his wife Lili and son Theodore in Blue Springs, Missouri, where he manages Inklings’ FOURTH FRIDAYS READING SERIES with Eve Brackenbury. 



Poetry Editor

Kristiane Weeks-Rogers grew up around Lake Michigan and earned higher education degrees in Florida and Indiana in English and Creative Writing. She earned her MFA at Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado. She currently teaches writing and composition courses at the collegiate level. She enjoys hiking, creating arts, and drinking coffee and libations with her husband around the Rocky Mountains while discovering what ghosts really are.

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Reviews Editor

Marisa L. Manuel received her MFA at the University of Memphis. She has volunteered as a reader and editor for several literary magazines, including Booth, Novice Writer, and The Tower. She also served as Managing Editor of The Pinch Literary Journal. Her publications are present or forthcoming in Thimble, Door is a Jar, Tiny Spoon, and others.