Tenacity Plys lives in zir head, but physically exists in Brooklyn. Zir identity is fluid and disassociated, just like zir art. Ze’s too young and commitment-phobic to pick just one medium, so ze works in prose, essay, poetry, and Evangelion meme formats according to zir whims. Whatever the form, zir work is generally about leftist politics, the end of the world, and zir frequent nervous breakdowns. Zir work has been published in such places as Pif Magazine, The New Engagement, BlazeVOX, Little Red Tarot, Thought Catalog, and Queerly Reads. You can find zir website at tenacitywrites.com, or on Twitter as @tenacitywrites.
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.