The New Engagement Literature & Art Journal
  • THE NEW
    ENGAGEMENT
    Issue No. 13, OCT - DEC 2017

The New Engagement is a Literature & Art Journal that publishes original short stories, novel excerpts, essays, drama, poetry, film, photography, illustrations, and paintings that promise personal insights, unique perspectives, and uncommon social observations.

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Literature

Fiction, Drama, Poetry, Essays

Story Art
By Sarah Ito

Culture and comedy duet on the morning after a romantic tryst.

Slightly Higher God story art
By Jason Morphew

The effort to find redemption in the ignoble is great.

La Baleine story art
By Jyoti Arvey

A one-way epistolary reveals a deepening longing for cohesion.

Moral Imperfections story art
By Gerda Govine

The will to achieve grace is within reach.

Chapters 7-9 of The Gift, story art
By Mark Elzey

In chapters 9-11 of Mark Elzey’s revelatory memoir, the narrator faces the defacers.

Melancholia Review art
By Tamara Hart, Roberto Carlos Garcia

A rigorous and affectionate review of Roberto Carlos Garcia’s poetry collection, “Melancolia.”

Art

Film, Photography, Illustration, Painting

Eva Gjaltema: “Untitled: From The Series, Sehnzucht: The Remix”
By Eva Gjaltema

Naked and alone, an introduction to life.

Ryan Ostrowski: “Sleeping in a Field of Poppies”
By Ryan Ostrowski

Ethereal bloom grown deep within a solace garden.

LurLynn Franklin: “9 Months, 18 Years (with age progression)”
By LurLynn Franklin

A grim reality marked by criminal unfairness.

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