Issue 18: Winter/Spring 2021 | Masthead

Essays

Word From the Editor

Staring At A Wall

Explaining Black Lives

Fiction

Nagano

Objects in Space

Bob’s Bass Turd

In and Out

Life Stories

Writing for Young People

Flower Food

The Shaving Cream of the Month Club

Lazarus and the Rich

Maggie Quart’s Guide to Unpopularity

Green Light

Poetry

Flower Moon in Quarantine

Just This

Google Searches

ON CATHOLIC SCHOOL

still want to be here / impressions / dissonance

Neighbor

The Pain Scale / Must Be Nice

Lunch Special

Immigrants, Survivors, and Translingual Poetry: An Interview with Piotr Florczyk

Interviews

Question the Boundaries of Your Compassion: An Interview with Anna Badkhen

Be Prepared to Let the Writing Go: An Interview with Shonda Buchanan

Keep Your Momentum: An Interview with Elise Capron

Just Go with It: An Interview with Jose Hernandez Diaz

Self-Celebration Transforms You: An Interview with Reyna Grande

Can There Be Justice?: An Interview with Casandra López

One Long Poem to New York and the Universe: An Interview with Tommy Pico

Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

Hieroglyphics

The Beautiful Mundane

Creative Nonfiction

Imagine Yourself a Strained Body Breaking to Recover

Xinjiang—A Beautiful Place

Surrogate Memory

White Voice (Un)Masked

Those You Neglect

Flash Prose

Under the Big Tree / In the Wings

I Am Going to Share a Secret With You

Playthings

June/ My iPhone Died Three Years Ago and I’m Still Not Over It

Wordscapes

Help

Gravel

By Morning / Person, Place and Thing

La Violencia

Art

Scenes from Ballets Never Staged- Acrylic

Visual Models-Mixed Media

Blue Motion-Acrylic

Breathing The New Society- Acrylic

The Pineapple Metaphor: Expanding the Narrative

Soul Element: Charcoal and Graphite

Towards a Better World-Paint

Women, Yazd, Iran-Photographs

Nine recent woodcuts

Congruence- Pen & Ink

Timeless Honor: Portraits of Essential Workers, Essential People

Gabo Prize for Literature in Translation & Multilingual Texts

Girl Friends

Sung’s Shop

Four Short Stories From Soulfood Equatoriale

Translation

Klétka: The Story of Jenő Gold

Five Poems from One Hundred Prisons of Love

Ghazals of Jahan Malek Khatun