Do Not Censor Us: An Open Letter
The Michigan Department of Corrections rejected the latest issue of Apogee from getting to incarcerated contributors because they claimed it "promotes violence." We call for an end to arbitrary censorship of artistic material in prisons and jails, and stand in solidarity with those struggling to be free in body, mind, and spirit.
An open letter against the rise of anti-Asian violence
We urge you to read about U.S. imperialist history and how it has created the circumstances for oppression of Asian communities globally, how these forces are not divorced from the treatment of Asian American communities domestically, and how Asian American struggles are tied to a powerful legacy of coalitional activism with other marginalized groups. May this education empower you to intervene and help us alter the course of this daily violence we face.
The Anti-Poetry of Salvador Villanueva
I found Villanueva to be ahead of his time, working a craft that would be called “meta-modern” by some, an innovative style in which the reader participates in the process of the author’s work. I was immediately taken by its apparent simplicity, which caused his work to stand apart from most of the poetry I knew from my island. I would later find out that he was ahead of his time in the art of letters in Puerto Rico.
Apogee x The Offing: New Futures (AWP off-site reading & discussion)
2020 is The Offing’s fifth birthday and Apogee’s ten-year anniversary!
Apogee Journal Issue 11: Call for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
The reading period for Apogee’s all-digital issue is officially open today, and we can’t be more excited to read your fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. Share your work with us by... Read More
Nonfiction by George Abraham
In which you do not ask the state of Israel to commit suicide