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Literature

Literature

Philosophia: The Red Queen art
By Tania Escobedo

Ascended and with a reliable rule, the queen knows her worth.

For The Dead and Dying art
By Zahra Gordon

A lament for those in and beyond the passage from here to there.

Yellawoman poetry art
By Jessica Gallion

On the margins and in darkness, the survivor takes adversity as a necessity for growth.

My 2016 by Michael Carroll story art
By Michael Carroll

Exploratory relationships and inner turmoils clarify desires, wrangle neruoses, and embolden the will.

This Political Body essay art
By Erin Roux

The trauma of the 2016 Presidential Election awakens dormant demons.

Love Letter to Virginia Woolf essay art
By Rachel Veroff

Identification with a literary legend prompts a lucid renewal.

On Typos and Grammatical Errors...story art
By Chris Shorne

The meaning of the text can find itself surprisingly enhanced by the little missteps made along the way.

Hawaiian On The Inside essay art
By Lehua Parker

Tension between appearance and origin inform a cultural legacy.

Tiny Dancer essay art
By Nicole Goodwin

Dignified curtsies in dark corners, empowering pirouettes atop threatening structures, liberating heel turns through unfriendly places.

The Operation story art
By LeRoy Kangalee

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

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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.

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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