Poems “Fruit Fly” and “Nestling” by Carolyn Adams.
“everyone’s afraid to touch themselves” poem by samantha rose johnson.
Mixed media art series by Cecilia Martinez “The series deals with the secrets and lies the government tells us, from racial inequality, the how money is distributed, to the ghettos in our backyard.”
“This Thing, Woman” poem by Rebecca Zimmerman.
collage ditty 2 by Mia MartelliThis collage references how 1950s science fiction imagery made a resurgence in the 1990s. I began this collage with paper and other physical materials. Using the Green Screen capabilities of my phone, I layered clothing prints underneath...
Poem “Flesh World” by Juliet Cook
They shoot multiple times without asking.
Arms tied and bent backwards.
Muñeca de Agujero is an autobiographical piece about the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and the healing found through art.
Don't Tell by Julene Tripp WeaverThe attempted kiss by my best friend’s father on a clear summer day on her wide porch steps— he kept crowding closer—trapped against the rail I politely pushed him away, feisty I grew more and more assertive, till he apologized begged...
Take a walk through Lydia Host’s Vera- a dreamy speculative fiction filled with magic and mystery. Host’s beautiful prose gives us a look inside a young girl’s efforts to cope with a troubling home life by searching for help in the forest, where nothing is as it seems on the surface.
Nina Fosati’s fiction piece “Dirrty Gurl(z)” is a coming of age college tale about burgeoning sexuality, hypocrisy, and losing yourself in the unfamiliar ocean of young adult relationships.