Digital Issue No. 18 | The New Engagement

Digital Issue No. 18



Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

By Felice Neals

Deviations from dark destinies.

By Jennifer Jones

Grace is a dance in the face of adversity, a pirouette across a landscape of bigotry.

By Dennis Leroy Kangalee

Morality is a creative endeavor.

By Alden Jones

All the natural things that pull.

By Nicole Ferrier

Centuries of cruelty demand centuries of reparation.

By Duane L Herrmann

The salt of the Earth exerts the greatest pressures.

By Christopher Bollen

A pagan penance in paradise.

By Tom Cardamone

A reluctant “outlaw” too radical for the queer canon.

By Paul Lisicky

The Bulldog, the Cyclone, the Ocelot, and Tom. With dignity and mettle for all.

By Sam Desmond

Subjects include dependency and exploitation.


Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

By Omar Chaves Viteri

Too Hot for Heaven.

By Omar Chaves Viteri

A Carnivore’s Delight.

By Omar Chaves Viteri

Pick Them While Ripe.

By Alexander Remnick

Astral fragments ejaculate in a bloom.

By Alexander Remnick

The artist paints their facade.

By Alexander Remnick

The artist tours their new world.

By Stephanie Diane Ford

Fear is a Lack of Imagination.

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.