• Poem by E. Martin Pedersen

    The short man’s five rigid fingers shot energy rays
    Then his hands went back into his curly hair for lubrication

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  • Personal Essay by Roberto Loiederman

    Naming a child, especially your first-born, is a sensitive undertaking. When properly chosen, a name can be an augury of future success, which is why I named my first child after a cocaine dealer I met while crossing Lake Titicaca

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  • Short story by Sharif Gemie

    George got up quietly. He wanted to do the washing up without Judy hearing. He imagined her in an hour’s time, after he’d gone: she’d wake and find the kitchen clean and spotless—just the way she liked it.

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  • Poem by Robert Perchan

    An Angel of English flooded my room this morning
    with sweetness & light & a disturbing request

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  • Editorial: Family Knots

    December 21, 2017 • News & Events
    Editorial: Family Knots

    December is a time when the importance of family is emphasized.  Albeit most families may not be as picture perfect as depicted in movies or in adverts.  That’s the beauty of writing — authors are able to show that beauty lies in the intricacies and flaws of family bonds. In the past four months, we received a [&hellip... Read on...

  • Editorial: Love and Loss

    The themes of love and loss burn like wildfire in this collection.  Our intercultural authors bring you stories and poems rife with powerful imagery.  These are not romantic notions of love or loss, but the gut-wrenching stuff of everyday life that we are all too familiar with. Perhaps the most heartbreaking of these is ‘To [&hellip... Read on...