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MISTRESS is an online journal of poetry and short fiction by women.

Women of all genders, sexualities, ages, races, and creeds.

ISSUE 02 Guest Editor

Kate Litterer received her MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her first book, Ghosty Boo, is forthcoming this spring from A-Minor Press. More about Kate can be found at katelitterer.com.


The artwork found on the pages of the our Web site was created by Colleen Louise Barry and come from her poem-comic "Night Moves," which you can find here.

Editor-in-Chief and Publisher

Rachel Statham is a librarian and poet. She has little to no credentials.

Special Thanks

We would like to thank Esperanza Friel for helping us field submissions for ISSUE 02.


Email us at inquiries@poemmistress.com with any questions or concerns.