An Intermedia Essay by Karrie Higgins
Issue: Reimagining / Nonfiction

An Intermedia Essay by Karrie Higgins

Parallel Stress by Karrie Higgins & Alan Murdock, director of photography & audio engineering assistant   CW: ableism, sexual abuse   My Parallel Stress series began as a response to Dennis Oppenheim’s iconic 1970 performance by the same title. He stretched his body in plank position between two unfinished concrete walls, held it for ten minutes, and documented the position of … Continue reading

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Poetry by Michelle Moore
Issue 7 / Poetry

Poetry by Michelle Moore

untitled  a handwritten sympathy card, delivered to her front door. her slender hands are flaky because the sadness has aged her, not the years. the phrase “she will never be the same” is crude, but she has no desire to break the surface. she’d rather take a knife to her own brain, creating bite-sized pieces of the torment, especially for us to taste. … Continue reading

Nonfiction Editor Spotlight: Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction Editor Spotlight: Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

Reading nonfiction for September and is Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, who also has an essay in The James Franco Review Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo was the 2013 Poets & Writers California Writers Exchange poetry winner and a 2015 writer-in-residence at Ragdale Foundation. She has work published in Acentos Review, The American Poetry Review, CALYX, Los Angeles Review, Lumen Magazine, … Continue reading