Pieces

Fundamentalism by Aaron Dwyer

Aaron Dwyer is a writer of both prose and screenplays, including the short film “Home Sweet Home,” which was featured in the 2020 Frog Baby Film Festival. They consider themselves an emerging poet because their last published poem was written for a Celebration of Young Poets volume in the second grade and had something to …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “A Microsome of Married Life: The Grocery List” by JB Bilbrey from TBP 2019

Shelby Good is an Assistant Poetry Editor of The Broken Plate. They are a senior English major with a concentration in Creative Writing. In this post, Shelby provides commentary on JB Bilbrey’s piece “A Microsome of Married Life: The Grocery List,” which was previously published in our 2019 issue of The Broken Plate.     If …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “A Simple Exchange” by Judith Grissmer from TBP 2018, Part Two

Emily Helmer is an Assistant Nonfiction Editor of The Broken Plate 2021. She is a senior English major with a Creative Writing concentration at Ball State University. In this post, Emily provides commentary on Judith Grissmer’s poem “A Simple Exchange,” which was previously published in our 2018 issue of The Broken Plate.     A Simple …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “A Simple Exchange” by Judith Grissmer from TBP 2018, Part One

Tauri Hagemann is an Assistant Poetry Editor for The Broken Plate 2021. She is a junior English major with a concentration in creative writing at Ball State University. She also has a Spanish minor and is a member of the Honors College. In this post, Tauri provides commentary on Judith Grissmer’s poem “A Simple Exchange,” which …