Al Russell

Al Russell is a graduate at the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire. She is a poetry editor at Outlook Springs literary journal. She is also an ordained minister of the Church of the Subgenius. She lives in North Carolina. Her first book, Children of the Anxious City, is available from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press (

A More Inventive Child’s Mind: Two Poems

The poetry of North Carolina's Al Russell evokes the suburban legends, bewildering distractions and private grammar of free-range teenage life. Hanging Rock Lake And the girl flew off the cliff into the deep, And she ...