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Fiction

Fiction

The Little Lumberjack story art
By Raymond Luczak

Will, when coupled with grit, goes a long way.

Millicent Gardens story art
By Marie Manilla

Humiliation and desperation/ community and aspiration.

In Polite Rejection story art
By Sam Desmond

In a bitter voice, the undergirding of self worth is dismantled as a possible, unnerving root of feminism is excavated.

Equals story art
By Casey Haymes

A relationship shakes amid combat against corporate greed.

My 2016 by Michael Carroll story art
By Michael Carroll

Exploratory relationships and inner turmoils clarify desires, wrangle neruoses, and embolden the will.

The Operation story art
By LeRoy Kangalee

Cold, clinical discomfort; a soul screams as it is split in two.

Sarapiqui story art
By Hope Lindsay

Mysticism moves mountains as the land trundles over fragile feelings.

A Bend in the Track story art
By Aditya Desai

Existential discontent reroutes and recovers.

While You Wait story art
By Genelle Chaconas

A frenetic stream of consciousness brings vibrant clarity to an otherwise occluded, banal moment.

Billy The Grub story art
By Jon Berger

The pursuit to fit in, attain acknowledgement, and find self-acceptance moves into a bracing new dimension.

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Contests & Prizes

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.

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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.