Storm Cellar #9.2 out now!

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.

Contents:

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 

PLUS
Cover by Dawei Wang [>>]
Rejected: First Novel Titles 

Konstantin Nicholas Rega: Of The

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“:

This poem appears in Storm Cellar #7.1, nicknamed “Back Fire,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Kristine Langley Mahler: Say No Nice

Neither boos nor yays can start nor stop this erasure/detonator from Kristine Langley Mahler [>>], “Say No Nice.”

This creative nonfiction essay originally appeared in SC 6.2, available in print and ebook formats. Read on!

Rachel Jamison Webster: The Tower of Babel

Summer! dear Reader, and so here is a trip of a poem digging deep into what is now pouring forth, Rachel Jamison Webster’s text-cutting of “The Tower of Babel“:

This poem originally appeared in SC 6.1, available as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more bedrock writing delivered to you. Read on!

Joel Allegretti: For Those Who Seek a Blank Canvas

Push back against the many marks on and by us, reader, and take a little space for yourself. Here’s Joel Allegretti’s “For Those Who Seek a Blank Canvas”:

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This poem originally appeared in SC 5.1. Check it printed here, or download — and as always, a subscription will get you more. Read on!