Summer 2020

Issue 5


Maria WickendenCover Art
Natalie Bradford
, Push Pull, pen on paper

University of Western Michigan Frostic School of Art


  Kayla Rutledge, The Laundromat in Apartment 8B
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Despy Boutris, Burials
University of Houston

Timothy Norton, A Holy Covenant
Old Dominion University

A.N. McQuillan, Spider’s Nest
Evergreen State College

Maria Wickenden, Rats
Carleton University

 Shreyonti Chakraborty, The Possible Outcomes of Sharing
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign


Kristen Read, Carbon-based Lifeforms for Carbon Emission Control
Brigham Young University

Maria Santa Poggi, My First Color
Marymount Manhattan College


Ty Halton, When It Came
California State University, Bakersfield

Adra KS, To Be a Poetess
  Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University

Isaac George Lauritsen, The Rooster
University of New Orleans

Q.M., Look at This Young Foreigner
University of Edinburgh

Kolade Olaiya, Babatunde; Our Father Has Returned
East Tennessee State University

 Katherine Martini, Living Will
Rutgers-Newark University

Olúwádáre Pópóola, Africanah
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Alexis Rubertino, There Will Be More (Time to Learn)
  Bowling Green State University 

Sam Kealhofer, Riddles for the End of the World
Mississippi State University

Autumn Connor, Day Six of Quarantine
Binghamton University


 Winner: High School Writing Competition

Amanda Kay, drought
Santa Clara High School


Literary Editors

Samantha Haddad-Scott
Melissa Knopp
Michelangelo Marenco
Alexa Trujillo

Nonfiction Editor

Ashli-Jane Benggon

Fiction Editor

J. Ethan Hoffman

Web Editor

 Jackie Hernandez


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