Issue 18

Stories set in a haunted museum and on a rooftop in wartorn Iraq, essays on recreating the past, Ama Codjoe’s DISQUIET Prize-winning poem “Burying Seeds,” and more poems by Gail Mazur, Colin Channer, Chloe Martinez, and R. Zamora Linmark.


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Ana Mendieta Haunts The Block” by Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes
Earth Has No Sorrow That Heaven Can’t Heal” by Lynn Pane
Draft Day” by Katherine Hill
Misfits” by Bruce Holbert
Revenge in the Name of All Owls” by Katherine Vaz
An Appointment in Samarra” by Anna Badkhen


Three Walks” by Ben Shattuck
The Idle Talk of Mothers and Daughters” by Danielle Batalion Ola
All I Have is What I Have Given Away” by Susan R. Troccolo
Eclipsed” by Jessamyn Hope
Baked Clay” by Geoff Martin


Walking Barefoot, August” by Gail Mazur
The Ferry” by Nathan McClain
Labor Day: Brighton Beach” by Nathan McClain
Burying Seeds” by Ama Codjoe
Saturdays, Like This” by Afua Ansong
LDR” by Bernard Ferguson
Portrait of a Man” by Jeffrey Harrison
To Define” by Laurie Rosenblatt
Console” by Colin Channer
a kind of privileged existence that sets it apart from other worlds” by Eleanor Stanford
“Day-Trip with Missing Binky” by J.J. Starr
Daybreak” by J.J. Starr
Lace Curtain You Drape Over Every Mirror” by Valerie Duff
Tunnel #2 (Merlion)” by Lawdenmarc Decamora
Meditation” by Lesley Wheeler
The God Structure” by Chloe Martinez
Choosing a Transitional Object” by Luiza Flynn-Goodlett
The Y-Gene” by Kiriti Sengupta
Pilgrimage to a Killing” by R. Zamora Linmark
Fake: A Fable” by R. Zamora Linmark

Issue 18