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Identity

Identity

Nude No. 1 by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

The naked risk reveals a steely will.

The Holy Family by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

A mannerist pose, a pious glare.

Unravel by Jessica Rowshandel, December 2016 issue cover
By Jessica Rowshandel

A primal scream into the abyss.

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.

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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.

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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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