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Recovery

Recovery

The Gift art
By Mark Elzey

Mark Elzey’s revelatory autobiography continues to make perspicacious and poignant connections.

A Bend in the Track story art
By Aditya Desai

Existential discontent reroutes and recovers.

Ghost Story Crafted for a Girl Child story art
By Samantha DeFlitch

Environmental harm contaminates the soul of the abusers and discolors the spirit of the abused.

Billy The Grub story art
By Jon Berger

The pursuit to fit in, attain acknowledgement, and find self-acceptance moves into a bracing new dimension.

Implications film art
By Khalil Anthony

After Baldwin, in a voice that shakes and sounds a freedom knell.

Nude No. 1 by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

The naked risk reveals a steely will.

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

A primal scream into the abyss.

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.

Alabanza poetry art
By Yareliz Mendez-Zamora

Womanhood—impermeable and fortified—takes anchor into a tempestuous, hostile world.

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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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