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Literature

Literature

Black-On-Black Crime is a Myth
By Craig Davidson

A tired, bigotry-veiled argument is fittingly upended.

The Blood Flow Game
By Seamus Scanlon

The ruthless set the rules. The loser wins a hard truth. And no one cheats the grave.

A Very Serious Matter
By Mark Elzey

An Arizona family is swept up in the unstoppable machinery of war.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

The spellbinding second installment of Jessica Deaver's "Zer0: Emancipation," a serialized dystopian novel.

By Laura Schleifer

Striving for contact in an anaesthetized, apathetic world, one woman pleads urgently, caringly into the abyss. Don’t resist, it answers back. Submit.

By Seamus Scanlon

A theatrical and mischievous interplay between maleficent and beneficent forces. And the audience learns of its own complicity.

Blood, & Only The Blood, The New Engagement poetry
By Enrique Garcia Naranjo

A disarming meditation on race and racism.

By Courtney Christison

Body and soul parry for priority.

By Brandi M. Spaethe

The sensation of touch, the perception of being moved, and a delicate closeness.
 

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

Contemplating an inhospitable future. And speculating on whether there could be any other kind.
 

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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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