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 …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “Doughnuts” by Kimmi Beard from TBP 2018

Molly Goebel is an Assistant Nonfiction Editor of The Broken Plate 2021. She is a junior Sociology major with a double minor in Creative Writing as well as Professional Writing and Emerging Media. In this post, Molly provides commentary on Kimmi Beard’s nonfiction work “Doughnuts,” which was previously published in our 2018 issue of The Broken Plate. …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “can ladies kill?” by Kyli Brown from TBP 2020

Emma Teague is the Associate Fiction Editor of The Broken Plate 2021. She is a senior English Creative Writing major with a minor in Classics at Ball State University. In this post, Emma provides commentary on Kyli Brown’s poem “can ladies kill?” which was previously published in our most recent 2020 issue of The Broken Plate.   …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “Another Boyman Shouts ‘Faggot’ at Me from His Car” by Levi Todd from TBP 2018

Ashley Burns is the Assistant Managing Editor of The Broken Plate 2021. She is currently majoring in English Literature and minoring in Marketing and Professional Writing and Emerging Media. In this post, Ashley provides commentary on Levi Todd’s poem “Another Boyman Shouts ‘Faggot’ at Me from His Car,” which was previously published in our 2018 …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “I Don’t Remember the Summer When Michael Jackson Died” from TBP 2020

Kelsey Enlow is a Design Editor for The Broken Plate 2021 and a senior Creative Writing Major at Ball State University. In this post, Kelsey provides commentary on Mackenzie Diggs’ poem “I Don’t Remember the Summer When Michael Jackson Died,” which was previously published in our most recent 2020 issue of The Broken Plate.   …

Commentary on Published Pieces

Commentary on “Dad’s Hip Fracture,” by Barbara Brooks from TBP 2020

  Vincent Ramos-Niaves is the current Managing Editor for The Broken Plate 2021. He is a senior English Literature major at Ball State University. In this post, Vinny provides insightful commentary on Barbara Brooks’ poem “Dad’s Hip Fracture,” which was previously published in our most recent 2020 issue of The Broken Plate. ________ “Dad’s Hip Fracture,” by …

Interviews

An Interview with Eric Obenauf

Eric Obenauf started Two Dollar Radio in 2005 with his wife, Eliza Wood-Obenauf. Their mission is to reaffirm the cultural and artistic spirit of the publishing industry by publishing bold books that are individually and collectively “too loud to ignore”. They initially ran the press out of their living room before opening their brick and mortar location, …