Digital Issue No. 13 | The New Engagement

Digital Issue No. 13

Digital Issue No. 13

THE NEW ENGAGEMENT Digital Issue No. 13

Gerda Govine, Jason Morphew, Tamara Hart, Jyoti Arvey, Sarah Ito, Mark Elzey, Eva Gjaltema, Ryan Ostrowski, LurLynn Franklin

October - December
2017

Literature

Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

Moral Imperfections story art
By Gerda Govine

The will to achieve grace is within reach.

Slightly Higher God story art
By Jason Morphew

The effort to find redemption in the ignoble is great.

La Baleine story art
By Jyoti Arvey

A one-way epistolary reveals a deepening longing for cohesion.

Story Art
By Sarah Ito

Culture and comedy duet on the morning after a romantic tryst.

Melancholia Review art
By Tamara Hart, Roberto Carlos Garcia

A rigorous and affectionate review of Roberto Carlos Garcia’s poetry collection, “Melancholia.”

Chapters 7-9 of The Gift, story art
By Mark Elzey

In chapters 9-11 of Mark Elzey’s revelatory memoir, the narrator faces the defacers.

Art

Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

Eva Gjaltema: “Untitled: From The Series, Sehnzucht: The Remix”
By Eva Gjaltema

Naked and alone, an introduction to life.

Ryan Ostrowski: “Sleeping in a Field of Poppies”
By Ryan Ostrowski

Ethereal bloom grown deep within a solace garden.

LurLynn Franklin: “9 Months, 18 Years (with age progression)”
By LurLynn Franklin

A grim reality marked by criminal unfairness.

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.