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By Joseph Cohen

Autoeroticism silences a stirred and sensitive soul.

By Shawn Rohrbach

A sacred folly. A farcical sacrifice.

By Damon Percy

Yearning and wrenching, the heart twitches and beats harder.

By Cris Harris

The ardent toil of a tiny colony fills a lumberjack with fascination, admiration, and self-reflection.

By Joseph Cohen

The power of touch sends a young queer man aquiver with hot thoughts and boundless lust.

By Alexis Cohen

A profile in the shape of a case study probes the decaying and methodical mind of a misogynistic sociopath in a story written by a seasoned clinical psychologist.

By Mike Fiorito

Astronomy, David Bowie, Italian ancestry, the 2016 Election, and the bond between a man and his deceased father blend and surge.

By Mark Elzey

A bridge between bigotries is built and the memoirist finds a life-altering clarity in his prejudice.

By Chloe Seim

A Delicate Balance: Exploratory sex brings about an ascension in a lesbian relationship.

Veiled Voices story art
By Benin Lemus

Unresolved, uncertain, and untrusting, the chasm grows.

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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.

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