Non Fiction by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo
Issue 4 / Nonfiction

Non Fiction by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

I think of safe places and a single weighted word forms in my mind: home. Continue reading

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Fiction by Vickie Vertiz
Fiction / Issue 4

Fiction by Vickie Vertiz

Jenny sees Eva’s gaze drop to Jenny’s shoes. This is it. It’s over.
She smiles, pretending they just met. Pretending she was never afraid of Eva, like nothing ever happened. Fake it till you make it. Whatever gets her out in one piece.
“How funny that we have the same shoes, huh?”
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Fiction by Lauren Hohle
Fiction / Issue 4

Fiction by Lauren Hohle

The successful ticket machine would reply cheerfully to each order… would provide enough agitation and compliance to let someone yell at it, let them explode while it sits silently. But all of these actions would be purely surface level. The machine won’t ache for a better life, for fulfillment. The best android won’t long to be human. Continue reading