Digital Issue No. 16 | The New Engagement

Digital Issue No. 16



Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

By Richard Wilde Lopez

Hidden fantasies, flourish and flounder.

By Marina Palenyy

Voicing an identity through an ancestral din.

By Patrick Clement James

The anxiety of loneliness, the panic of disconnection.

By Eric Dean Wilson

Exiting hell, burdened with clarity.

By Johnny Taranto

Legacies, embattled and embalmed.

By Raymond Luczak

Sacred patronage, grateful salvation.

By Nandi La Sophia


By MonKhí

Dismantled binaries, reclaimed thoughts, decolonized language.

By Giuseppe Gullo

A sublime horror, a beautiful exploitation—sung to mellifluous perfection.


Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

By Rodolfo Edwards

Scaffolding Spirits and Sensations

By Rodolfo Edwards

Blueprinting Bold Bureaucracies

By Rodolfo Edwards

Graphing Gargantuan Gateways

By Ryan Young

Subverting imperial enmities one “beat” face at a time.

The New Engagement

The New Engagement endeavors a novel approach to discovering, introducing, and showcasing writers, artists, and filmmakers, by providing them digital and print platforms, while encouraging and supporting their social-consciousness.