Issue 08

Winter 2016

Issue 08 features poetry from Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Cortney Charleston, Kemi Alabi and Gary Copeland Lilley, nonfiction from Rigoberto González and Justine el-Khazen, fiction from Jean Ho and Robert Lopez, visual art from Jennifer Chan, Dominique White, and Lawrence Lek.

Cover art by E. Jane


Table of Contents


Bani Amor, Downhill

Justine El-Khazen, Hummingbird Effect

Rigoberto González, Días de los Muertos: A Oaxaca Journal

Charnell Peters, When They Ask About My Hair

Yin Q, The Home of Desperate Magic


Miriam Alexander-Kumaradoss, Sugar Toad

Jean Ho, Korean Boys I’ve Loved

Robert Lopez, Which One’s Will

Eric Nguyen, The Husband Returns

Visual Artists

Phoebe Boswell

Jennifer Chan

E. Jane

Miatta Kawinzi

Lawrence Lek

Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Dominique White


Kemi Alabi, 2 Poems

Lorcán Black, Kotel

Cortney Lamar Charleston, At Gunpoint

Wendy Chin-Tanner, Anyone Will Tell You

Christine Larusso, Arboretum

Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Excerpt from Relinquish the Sky

Gary Copeland Lilley, The Smalltown Daily, Metro Section, Page 8, Below the Fold: Police Shooting, Black Lab Mistaken for Coyote

Nkosi Nkululeko, American Ground

Raquel Salas-Rivera, [poema para ser leído en circuito] [poem to be read in a circuit]

Roberto F. Santiago, A Conversion Theory

Naima Yael Tokunow, Epistemology of Shadow Black

Shopping cart

Shipping and discount codes are added at checkout.