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Melancholia Review art
By Tamara Hart, Roberto Carlos Garcia

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

Story Art
By Sarah Ito

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

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

Ethereal bloom grown deep within a solace garden.

By Shawn Rohrbach

A sacred folly. A farcical sacrifice.

By Mike Fiorito

Astronomy, David Bowie, Italian ancestry, the 2016 Election, and the bond between a man and his deceased father blend and surge.

The Prisoner I & II story art
By Nadia Ibrashi

War makes men monsters and monsters men.

Sarapiqui story art
By Hope Lindsay

Mysticism moves mountains as the land trundles over fragile feelings.

The Holy Family by Carl Bowlby
By Carl Bowlby

A mannerist pose, a pious glare.

Icarus Also Flew story art
By Roberto Carlos Garcia

Unmoored, adrift, and searching for salvation in a foreign land.

Hawaiian Princess by Mani Price, detail
By Mani Price

(October's Cover)

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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