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Current Issue: #23—Silence & Power

SILENCE

POETRY

TINA CARLSON: In the Embassy of Silence

W. TODD KANEKO: Looking Outside Airplane Windows

All the Things that Make Heaven and Earth

Horses’ Mouths

ROSEBUD BEN-ONI: Efes Wrestling with the Poet Who Won’t Look Away

Poet Wrestling with Neutrinos She {Allegedly} Cannot Feel

AMELIA MARTENS: Morning Walk: September 11, 2018

JOHN A. NIEVES: Long Dash

LUPE MÉNDEZ: The Arkema Plant—Crosby, TX

THEOPHILUS KWEK: Transformations

LIZZY FOX: Fashion—1860

CREATIVE NONFICTION

AKIKO YOSANO, translated by MARISSA SKEELS: Excerpts from Postpartum Confinement

YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

MARGO LEMIEUX: The Gift

YAN FÉCU: The Repeating Island

FICTION

MICHAEL MARTONE: Two Monologues from Winesburg, Indiana, a small town between Fort Wayne and South Bend and not that far from Warsaw

Mario Talarico’s Peonies

Sue Johnson, Parking Enforcement Officer

MICHAEL NYE: The Good Shepherd

TIPHANIE YANIQUE: Extermination

POWER

POETRY

BRAD ROSE: No Tomorrow

JIHYUN YUN: Benediction as Disdained Cuisine

PAUL TRAN: The Real Housewife of Orange County

ELOISA AMEZCUA: I Haven’t Masturbated in Five Days for Fear of Crying

I Haven’t Masturbated in Five Days for Fear of Crying

JADE HURTER: Crystal Vision, with Chrysalis

JAKE SKEETS: Drift(er)

Red Running Into Water

LAUREN ESPINOZA: Rio Grande Valley Triptych

GABRIEL DOZAL: The Border Simulator (Is This Language a Desert Also?)

LIZZY FOX: On Power

CREATIVE NONFICTION

RITA BANERJEE: Birth of Cool

YOUNG ADULT & CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

BETH LITTLE: Where Did You Go?

NOAH WEISZ: The Otchka

FICTION

MICHAEL MARTONE: Two Monologues from Winesburg, Indiana, a small town between Fort Wayne and South Bend and not that far from Warsaw—

Maurice Milkin, Eraser Carver

The Weeping Willow Windbreak of Winesburg

GABRIELA DENISE FRANK: Muertos

MARK POWELL: Narrowing