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Literature

Literature

The Operation story art
By LeRoy Kangalee

Cold, clinical discomfort; a soul screams as it is split in two.

Sarapiqui story art
By Hope Lindsay

Mysticism moves mountains as the land trundles over fragile feelings.

Ratchet of the Earth cover art by Tim Sullivan
By Adriana Garriga-Lopez

Wiley and unpredictable, the wronged rise and strike back.

The Gift art
By Mark Elzey

Mark Elzey’s revelatory autobiography continues to make perspicacious and poignant connections.

A Bend in the Track story art
By Aditya Desai

Existential discontent reroutes and recovers.

Ghost Story Crafted for a Girl Child story art
By Samantha DeFlitch

Environmental harm contaminates the soul of the abusers and discolors the spirit of the abused.

The Miracle of Death essay art
By Ken Class

With a steely resolve, the bereaved faces the bitter sorrows of life and the irrefutability of demise.

While You Wait story art
By Genelle Chaconas

A frenetic stream of consciousness brings vibrant clarity to an otherwise occluded, banal moment.

Billy The Grub story art
By Jon Berger

The pursuit to fit in, attain acknowledgement, and find self-acceptance moves into a bracing new dimension.

From the Frequency of Television essay art
By Melissa Barrow

A rebellious, expressive fury kicks up a sandstorm in the desert.

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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.

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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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