The New Engagement Literature & Art Journal

The New Engagement is a Literature & Art Journal that publishes original short stories, novel excerpts, essays, drama, poetry, film, photography, illustrations, and paintings that promise personal insights, unique perspectives, and uncommon social observations.

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Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

Morningwood, a novel excerpt, art
By Nandi La Sophia

A new day dawns, but do we rise to the occasion?

Seen Unseen art
By Luba Ostashevsky

Natural worlds cover unexpected wonders.

The Man Who Had a Memory art
By Michael Upchurch

The scribbler interrogates a private epic. The lover plunges a personal abyss.

Tomorrow, poetry art
By MonKhí Akilah

Artistic spirit unbound. Free thinker unlimited. Defiant fighter unleashed.

three notebook excerpts from ms dos, story art
By Chris Campanioni

Musings. Transcriptions. Modern age reflections. Timeless afflictions.

The Guest story art
By M. T. Davis

Plaintive lust. Twilight libido. A passion prospers.


Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

Snapper Turtle Skeleton illustration
By Anthony Scutro

Disintegration dirge.

Bison by Anthony Scutro
By Anthony Scutro

Carry on, carrion.

Two Fish by Anthony Scutro
By Anthony Scutro

The waters have turned.


The New Engagement

The New Engagement endeavors a novel approach to discovering, introducing, and showcasing writers, artists, and filmmakers, by providing them digital and print platforms, while encouraging and supporting their social-consciousness.