Nonfiction by Todd Gastelum
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Todd Gastelum

Well, when you reach your twenties, an invention called the Internet will come along. It’s complicated, but it’s sort of a combination of the library, TV, and Atari. Continue reading

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Nonfiction by Juanita E. Mantz
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Juanita E. Mantz

It’s eight o’clock, and my dad’s still not home from work. Mom is making one phone call after another to the bars around town. I am on the sofa working on my Romeo and Juliet book report. Unlike most people, I like the fact that there is not a happy ending. Continue reading

Nonfiction by Kayla Haas
Issue 5 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Kayla Haas

Erasure “I must have turned around, or jumped back or something, and then you dropped the knife and the meat was on the floor and you just started saying ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry’ over and over again, and you huddled in the corner and sort of held your head and rocked and kept saying ‘I’m … 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