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Literature

Literature

The Reasons story art
By Phoebe Fico

Weathered but undergirded.

By Giuseppe Gullo

A sublime horror, a beautiful exploitation—sung to mellifluous perfection.

By MonKhí

Dismantled binaries, reclaimed thoughts, decolonized language.

By Nandi La Sophia

Confirmations.

By Raymond Luczak

Sacred patronage, grateful salvation.

By Johnny Taranto

Legacies, embattled and embalmed.

By Eric Dean Wilson

Exiting hell, burdened with clarity.

By Patrick Clement James

The anxiety of loneliness, the panic of disconnection.

By Marina Palenyy

Voicing an identity through an ancestral din.

By Richard Wilde Lopez

Hidden fantasies, flourish and flounder.

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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.

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.