Digital Issue No. 12 | The New Engagement

Digital Issue No. 12

THE NEW ENGAGEMENT Digital Issue No. 12

Ryan Tracy, Kate Robinson, Betty Rosen, Lois Roma-Deeley, Nicole Holtzman, Tyrell Collins, Mark Elzey



Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

By Lois Roma-Deeley

As the vantage point shifts, the viewer is deconstructed.

By Nicole Holtzman

The memories threaten to cling and capture, but the rolling stone dodges all confinements.

By Ryan Tracy

Domesticating the Queer Cat.

By Tyrell Collins

A scholarly and thoughtful epistolary celebrating black female identity and inventorying the rousing literature it produces.

By Kate Robinson

The apocalypse has never been delivered with such harrowing eloquence.

By Betty Rosen

An inquiry into the enduring power of Shakespeare’s classic opens the castle gates to a battalion of existential musings.

By Mark Elzey

The speaker takes aim at pop psychology, the notion of inferiority complexes, and Chicago’s heinous “Ugly Laws.”


Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

By Brian Alessandro

Gentrification leaves even the colonists in an emotional lurch.

By Brian Alessandro

The future of the species starts here.

By Brian Alessandro

Identity politics confounds and consumes.

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.