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Identity

Identity

By Nandi La Sophia

Confirmations.

By Eric Dean Wilson

Exiting hell, burdened with clarity.

By Patrick Clement James

The anxiety of loneliness, the panic of disconnection.

Tomorrow, poetry art
By MonKhí

Artistic spirit unbound. Free thinker unlimited. Defiant fighter unleashed.

three notebook excerpts from ms dos, story art
By Chris Campanioni

Musings. Transcriptions. Modern age reflections. Timeless afflictions.

Morningwood, a novel excerpt, art
By Nandi La Sophia

A new day dawns, but do we rise to the occasion?

By Sara Clark

The past trundles through gardens, upending the peace of a sunny memory.

By James Nawrocki

Though the effort takes a toll, the living fight to prosper.

By Mark Elzey

The speaker concludes his revelatory memoir about appearances and prejudices with admonishments and frank comforts.

Slightly Higher God story art
By Jason Morphew

The effort to find redemption in the ignoble is great.

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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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