Storm Cellar 9.1 arrives today!

The midsts of winter are passing and a new seasonwise year is upon us, dear Reader. Celebrate with us and the latest issue of Storm Cellar, Vol. IX No. 1, nicknamed “Fission”!

Contents

2020 FORCE MAJEURE FLASH CONTEST
1st Prize – Negesti Kaudo – The One Where My Femme Swallows You Whole
2nd Prize – Stephanie Niu – A Guide to What Lives Between Land and Sea
2nd Prize – Taylor Drake – Rumination
Honorable Mention – Noah Farberman – Grown Ass Person
Honorable Mention – Suphil Lee Park – Heartland
Honorable Mention – Rebecca Morton – I Remember Meeting You, My Son Says While Trying on Big Kid Shoes; I Pull and Pull at the Tongues, I Remember Meeting You, Too

FICTION
Abbigail N. Rosewood – Allendy Is Free
Maurice Moore – Transcript- Suga – Oral and Visual – Volumes 2 of 10
Elizabeth Kirschner – Lullaby with an Exit Sign
Xuan Nguyen – Luminous, Misting

CREATIVE NONFICTION
J.O. Haselhoef – One Week, Six Stories, Fifteen Emotions
Diana Emmons – Stop Rewind Play
Chelsey Clammer – Home Is Where the Hoard Is

FLASH
Chandra Steele – Lives of the Saints
Randy William Santiago – just You.
Tessa Yang – Ernest Tanaka Seeks God in a Variety of Places
Christopher Santantasio – Role Play

POETRY
Casey Knott – The World Wants What the World Wants
kevin latimer – love poem
Charles J. March III – Perked Up
John Barton – They Always Get Their Man
Christos Kalli – Pulitzer Prize-Winning Book Kills a Cockroach
Elspeth Jensen – Midnight Snack
Jake Bailey – Deboning Perch

IMAGES
Kelly McQuain – The World Is Never Silent
Grant Yun – Cow
Angie Mason – Nest
Alana King – under the overpass
Rachel Singel – Pennantia corymbosa (Kaikomako)
K. Johnson Bowles – Sounds from the Back of My Head

PLUS covers by David Mack, and our list of Rejected Years

Jessica Howard: two images

The skillet’s over the coals, darlings, and the woods are alive! Today’s share is two plenipotent images from the illustrious Jessica Lei Howard [>>][insta]: Moon Eater and Saint Toad.

These images appeared in SC 7.2, available in our shop in print and ebook formatsRead on!

Kari Bell: River of Grass

Today’s share is full sun and full vibrant, it’s Kari Bell’s River of Grass (2018).

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

Michael Chaney & Sara Biggs Chaney: Shadow Crow

Drawn from a larger series of collaborative artworks, we’re glad to be able to present this 6″x3″ oil and tape composition by Michael Chaney & Sara Biggs Chaney, Shadow Crow (2018).

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

Yanuary Navarro: A Friend Like You 2

It’s solstice time, Dear Reader, and so and so we share today this beautiful painting by Yanuary Navarro, A Friend Like You 2.

This painting originally appeared in Storm Cellar 6.3, available in print and ebook formats in our store. Read on!