Issue #24

From the Editor:

Happy new decade! Our first work of 2020 is one that showcases just how much ground we can cover as literary citizens, writers and collaborators. Our contributors for this issue are from Miami and Seoul, are poetic icons and emerging voices. Take a moment to read to the contributors’ bios to get the best sense of who’s helped us create something wonderful. Special thanks to Assistant Managing Editor Michael Sheriff, Fiction Editor Jason Katz, Poetry Editor Terin Weinberg, and Nonfiction Editor Bri Griffith for their dedication and generosity – the best part about this issue is that it reflects their always-compelling taste. Cheers to more meaning-making, together.


Samantha Leon


Double-Cut” and “I’m Not Homeless, Just Moving” by Jan Beatty

Sex or Undergrown Parking Garage” by Ellery Beck

The Practice of Becoming Oneself” by Bryan Berkowitz

The Father” by Johnna St. Cyr

Entering the ICU” by Jessica Dueby

Leatherback” by Kristin Entler

Dear T-shirt // Sincerely, Dashiki” by Cortland Gilliam

Our Two Year Conversation in One Paragraph” by Monika Zobel

LOVELAND, CO, 2011: SELF, STEWARD” by Katherine Fallon


On Gardening” by Stacy Boe Miller

Bellows” by Keith S. Wilson


Bomb Shelter” by Robert Kaye

Clef” by Melissa Goode

The Testament of Achilles Petrakakis” by David Pratt

Book Review 

Praise for Catechesis: A Postpastoral

Visual artists are named in their respective literary-paired post and in our contributor’s post. Cover art by C. R. Resetarits.