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Literature

The Gift art
By Mark Elzey

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

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.

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.

Violent Current art
By Mateo Lara

Elemental stress storms, mercurial sensation strikes, and tidal tantrums—the restive and the ready move.

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

The story continues into unexpected, internal realms.

The Gift art
By Mark Elzey

Withstanding a lifetime of cruel judgment paves a path to understanding, growth, and fortitude. 

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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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