Fall Issue 2021


Mark Friedman
July 4th, 2021
Rodrigo Toscano
Robin Gow
The Claws You Know
Shelby Clark
Arroyo Secco
Shelia Black
Come with Me
JC Reilly


Bigger Catfish to Fry
Mae Ashley
Hitting Bone
Liz Lydic
Silas M. Adams
Doors in the Woods
Kate Sowinski
Dead Dreams
Sandeep Kumar Mishra


Adventures in Jury Duty
Ella Genevieve Alexander

Visual Arts Gallery

Joshua Effiong, Frontier VI, is a writer and digital artist from the Örö people of Nigeria. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in Shallow Tales Review, The Kalahari Review, Rough Cut Press, Madrigal Press, Titled House, The Indianapolis Review, Selcouth Station Press, Chestnut Review, Rising Phoenix Review, Acropolis Journal, FERAL, Augment Review, Ghost City Press, and Hearth Magazine, among others. He was 2nd prize winner of Creators of Justice Awards 2021 (poetry category) and semi-finalist for Jack Grapes Poetry Prize 2021. He is the author of a poetry chapbook, Autopsy of Things Left Unnamed (2020). Find him on Instagram @josh.effiong and twitter @JoshEffiong


Laurie Freitag is a digital photographer whose work deals with themes of family, childhood, memory & home. This work, part of the series In the Garden at Chislehurst, is represented exclusively by the Susan Spiritus Gallery.


Edward Michael Supranowicz is the grandson of Irish and Russian/Ukrainian immigrants. He grew up on a small farm in Appalachia. He has a grad background in painting and printmaking. Some of his artwork has recently or will soon appear in Fish Food, Streetlight, Another Chicago Magazine, The Door Is a Jar, The Phoenix, and other journals. Edward is also a published poet.


Patrice Tullai is a Seattle-based artist born in the false eyelash era (1961). She was raised in violent and poverty stricken surroundings east of Los Angeles and currently shares her time with eagles, deer, coyote, otters, ducks, blue heron, and a chocolate lab dog named Spot. She keeps a studio in rural surroundings and is inspired by simplicity and the magic and beauty of the natural world. She is a triple graduate of the University of Washington, with BFAs in Painting, Sculpture, and Fine Art. Her work has been featured at Bumbershoot, COCA, and the Seattle Fencing Project. Her work has included pop art, abstract minimalism, and most currently endangered animals.

Fabulist and Speculative Fiction Contest Winner of 2021: Zoë Ballering’s “Double or Nothing”