Digital Issue No. 6 | The New Engagement

Digital Issue No. 6

Digital Issue No. 6

Unravel by Jessica Rowshandel, December 2016 issue cover
December
2016

Literature

Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

Dirty Looks story art
By Amie Reilly

Language and self-worth are confronted and reclaimed.

The Elephant Closest To The Moon story art
By Shannon O'Connor

In embrace of soothing delusions, with arms wrapped warmly around all restorative illusions.

The Gift art
By Mark Elzey

The next installment of Mark Elzey’s courageous, compassionate autobiography.

We're Communists story art
By Eric Nguyen

Politics, romance, and expatriation find an artful symbiosis.

Alabanza poetry art
By Yareliz Mendez-Zamora

Womanhood—impermeable and fortified—takes anchor into a tempestuous, hostile world.

Natural Rhythms poetry art
By Linda Laino

Microscopic universes, colossal feelings.

Icarus Also Flew story art
By Roberto Carlos Garcia

Unmoored, adrift, and searching for salvation in a foreign land.

Zer0: Emancipation, Original story art by Jessica Deaver detail
By Jessica Deaver

Deceptively spare expression reveals a darkly poetic heart in this unexpected turn of events from Jessica Deaver’s ongoing saga.

Art

Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

Unravel by Jessica Rowshandel, December 2016 issue cover
By Jessica Rowshandel

A primal scream into the abyss.

Implications film art
By Khalil Anthony

After Baldwin, in a voice that shakes and sounds a freedom knell.

Soldier of Misfortune by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

Grim phantasm of human habit in cold white light.

Nude No. 1 by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

The naked risk reveals a steely will.

The Holy Family by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

A mannerist pose, a pious glare.

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.