ISSUE TWO: Misbegotten Youth
 



POETRY

BRIAN CLIFTON

  • Someone Else’s Baby

MAGDALENA ZURAWSKI
The Remainders

LIZ COUNTRYMAN
Remembering NYC as an Animal

ALEX DIMITROV
Affairs

CECILY PARKS
Datura Parable

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  • ARACELIS GIRMAY
  • from “American” Versus [In your sleep the child]
  • from “American” Versus [The body draws closer to milk]
  • [In Mexican, Technicolor Oz]

MICHELLE LEWIS
Animal Sonnut
Time Alone

ERIN HOOVER
The Encyclopedia of Ways to Hurt a Child

PAISLEY REKDAL
Creation Story
Daphne 

JOSHUA KRYAH
The Naming of Beasts
We Fled Our Homes

KELLE GROOM
Remind Us Who We Are

SARA DENIZ AKANT
The Quote

SAMUEL AMADON
My Domination
At the Breakwater

JANE WONG
When You Died

ELLIE TIPTON
My Country 

ERICA DAWSON
Condition
Commandments

RAYMOND MCDANIEL
Wait Until Dark
Decimation

MATTHEW THORBURN
The Stories We Do Not Tell 

JESSICA FISHER
Prague, 1986
Prague, late December, 1989

RYO YAMAGUCHI
Thursday Notation
The Nacreous Interior 

LAURA SIMS
Walking Dead Love Song 9
Walking Dead Love Song 19 

MATHIAS SVALINA
Tomaz Salamun Is Dying

ROB SCHLEGEL
Admittance Fable

NORA HICKEY
Prayers

 

 

    KHATY XIONG
    Year of the Cardinal’s Song (III)

    KELL CONNOR
    The Softness [Went for the jugular]
    The Softness [The sky is cerulean]

    KATE COLBY
    Night Vision
    Hidden Passage from Jane Eyre

    DIANA KHOI NGUYEN
    An Empty House Is a Debt
     

    • MONICA BERLIN
    • Someone left the lights on, so that nearly
    • That sense of scale & some distance makes 

    ONI BUCHANAN
    Prosthetic Mermaid Tails
    Behind Glass

    KENT SHAW
    There Were Bricks Put at Brick Angles

    HANNAH SANGHEE PARK
    Mercy
    Mercy (2)

    CANDACE WILLIAMS
    Principles of Value
    Quanta 

    PAULA MENDOZA
    Go-To
     

    DUSTIN PEARSON
    To the Sons
     

    • ELIZABETH POWELL
    • At the Swatch Watch Store in Newark’s Terminal C

    LANDON GODFREY
    Cigarette

    ANDY STALLINGS
    Paradise

    RICHARD ROBBINS
    In Milosz’s Room

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    • REGAN GOOD
    • We Washed Our Napkins at the Soda Lake 

    LESLIE HARRISON
    [I would drive to your grave]

    DARCIE DENNIGAN
    Moment Fugue, or, Ha

    GALE MARIE THOMPSON
    [I write to convince the girls]
    [In this small tent men pound]

    AMY WOOLARD
    Reverse: A Fairy Tale
    What I Told the Cops 

    CRAIG MORGAN TEICHER
    Edgemont

     

    FICTION

    EVAN LAVENDER-SMITH
    Childish Things

    SHANE JONES
    The Car Party

    IRINA REYN
    To New Happiness

    GINA APOSTOL
    Albert Camus in Argentina 

    SEAN ADAMS
    Chalk

    DEB OLIN UNFERTH
    The Intersection
    The Applicant 

    AHUVA ROGERS
    The Prophet

    JEFF PARKER
    Pollyfrog

    KEYA MITRA
    My Child of Stone 

    NICHOLAS DELBANCO
    Youth

    NONFICTION

    CYNTHIA CRUZ
    The Secret

    LATANYA MCQUEEN
    After Water Comes the Fire 

    FILM

    J.M. TYREE
    Monster Camp

    INTERVIEW
     

    COVER ART

    GÜLIN HAYAT TOPDEMIR
    Play Time