Jul 4, 2019 | essay


by Jacqui Talbot

Since my mother was half-Choctaw and half-Black … in the eyes of my tribe, I was not and would probably never be Choctaw enough to be one of them.

short story

Advice For Your First Time at the Faerie Market

by Nibedita Sen

Don’t meet the shopkeepers’ soot-black eyes. Don’t look at their pointed faces, their beautiful hair…

cuento corto

Larga Distancia

por Raquel Castro

Pero hay otras veces en que llama para quejarse: de mi ausencia, de su soledad, de lo frío que me he vuelto con ella…

Jun 20, 2019 | essay

Change Comes Unevenly: Protecting Trans Rights with the Yes on 3 Campaign

by A. A. McNamara

A yes vote kept the law as it was, protecting transgender people from discrimination in public places. A no vote repealed those protections.

short story

Bubbles and His Biped

by Mary Berman

MacKenzie’s body had fought off the diseases, and she’d dodged the vines, and when roaches had invaded her dorm, Bubbles had killed them…

Hands pull noodles. In the center, a steaming bowl. Behind that, a menacing snake.

short story

Five Stories in the Monsoon Night

by Nghi Vo

He paused slightly when he saw the worn sword at my side, but he did not ask for it, and I would not have given it to him in any case.


The Telegrapher

by Rešoketšwe Manenzhe

I never imagined him as a child:
proudly clutching the hem of his mother’s dress

short story

Aging Elements

by Ben Francisco

It’s been years since I’ve flown. I’d forgotten how much the wings strain the muscles of your shoulders…

A woman's face peers at you through the chaotic, electric ether, in multiples.

short story

All the Hometowns You Can't Stay Away From

by Izzy Wasserstein

We all do what we must to survive returning home.

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