Things are always gearing up for that date, aren’t they, hetero friends? Those greasy, bloody, screaming gears. The gears you’ve always been in. Prepare, if you dare, with Nichole Rued’s blinding CNF hermit crab “A Smart Girl’s Guide to Boys (A Found Essay)”:
Arrives today, Storm Cellar vol. IX no. 2, summer 2021, nicknamed “Fusion,” full of amazing writing and art for your gustation! Available in print and ebook formats. Click links for PDF samples, [>>] to author site.
FICTION Lisa Slage Robinson • Devil’s Hole Road Deva Eveland • To Display Our Infirmities on the Steps of the Temple Jennifer Love • Lighthead Sarah Arantza Amador • The Unfortunate Murder of the Infante Jihoon Park • The Grandfather Museum
FLASH Jackie Yang • Media Vita Austin Treat • The Health Inspectors Karol Lagodzki • Martial Law Fact Sheet: Poland 1981–1983 Grace Q. Song • Self-Care for Kittiwakes
NONFICTION Valerie Witte • Ordinary Movements: Erasing the Boundary Between Performance and Reality
POETRY Brianna Cunliffe • studio, bulb flickering, June Beth Brown Preston • Blind Love Mel Sherrer • Corn Silk Anthony Aguero • Today I Offer Something Tender Kelsey Day • duke energy: a pipeline protest poem Berico Henry • My Many Lovely Katies María Teresa Andruetto translated by Laura Chalar • Muchacha de Ucrania/2003 [Ukrainian Girl/ 2003] Sam Lane • Smoke in WA, September 2020 Gwen Hart • Your Anxiety’s Middle Name Is “The Hard Way” Sophia Liu • O Cousin, I Meet You
IMAGES Darren M. Edwards • Rebirth K.R. Segriff • Moth, Eaten Lauren Paredes • Acts of Nonviolence No. 1 Natascha Graham • A Walk in December Sydney Yount [>>] • Meal Tray Series #3 & #14
It’s a blackout day, a mystery of touch and want, oh Reader, and here among the fantastical countryside of the mythical past comes a blacked-out poetic explosion, Konstantin Nicholas Rega’s [>>] “Of The“: