Kianna Greene
poetry / what I’ve learned about absence while studying korean

RT Young
fiction / Ammonite

Drew Dotson
nonfiction / Memento Mori

Romney Humphrey
drama / Best Friends

Ankitha Venkataram
fiction / The Wedding That Was

Brenna Cheyney
poetry / Ethical Anarchy

JD Strunk
fiction / Fresh Coffee

Mitchell Ganem
drama / Brownsville Girls

Rachel Ament
fiction / Frankie

Nazli Kibria
nonfiction / The Autism Talk

Jeni Eskridge
interview / TCR Talks with Jean Kwok, author of The Leftover Woman

Patricia Contaxis
nonfiction / Remission

Maestro Gamin
poetry / too tired to lie down

Vivian Chou
fiction / Talent Management in Scambot City

Alex Rieser
poetry / Two Poems

Rachael Marie Walker
fiction / I Do Crew

Gianfranco Lentini
drama / Goodnight

Steve Mulligan
nonfiction / Everything Helps

Mykki Rios
poetry / How to Meditate, How to Meditate, parts I & II

Kristin Kovacic
nonfiction / On Maintenance



Winter 2023 Issue

Executive Editor: Yennie Cheung

Managing Editor:
Allie Talavera
Drama Editor:
Hailey Schneider
Fiction Editor:
Brian Hooper
Nonfiction Editor:
Katy Hinterberger
Poetry Editor:
Jesenia Chavez
Associate Editors: Matthew Harrison, Carolyn Guido Clifford, Jackelin Orellana, Sean Parado, Breen Nolan Schoen

Blog Editors: Nicole Damon, Melinda Gordon Blum

Lead Copy Editor: Julia Watson

The Coachella Review is a literary arts journal published by the University of California, Riverside–Palm Desert Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing & Writing for the Performing Arts.