Capitalism | The New Engagement



By Daniel Wolff, Robert Taplin

Bottom feeders, the bottom line.

By Mike Reisenauer

Muse. Ruminate. See what’s been lost.

By Tristan Marajh

Apathy paralyzes. Disconnection troubles. But there is still a hopeful heartbeat resounding in the abyss.

Melancholia Review art
By Tamara Hart, Roberto Carlos Garcia

A rigorous and affectionate review of Roberto Carlos Garcia’s poetry collection, “Melancolia.”

By Brian Alessandro

The future of the species starts here.

By Kate Robinson

The apocalypse has never been delivered with such harrowing eloquence.

Equals story art
By Casey Haymes

A relationship shakes amid combat against corporate greed.

Pinned by Safety illustration
By Law Alsobrook

Clipped wings, bound to a wire, skirting a line, the fastened dangle.

Suck It Up illustration
By Law Alsobrook

We’re all at the mercurial mercies of the vacuum. Even as the Vacuum knows no mercy.

Dryer, Cleaner, More Myself. illustration
By Law Alsobrook

February's Cover. Hysterically clean and radiantly antiseptic.


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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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