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Issue 30 | Spring 2022

Editors' Choice Winners

Nonfiction: Tonight Was Not the Cure by M. Nicole Burton

Fiction: The Neighbor's House was Destroyed, Too by Lyndsey Kay

Poetry: How to Read Road Signs by Max Barnaby

Visual Art: Tortoise Ink by Ethan Hoenig


A Letter Written in Iron  |  Tayah Nelson

Coffee Rings and People Things  |  Bridget Arias Cunningham

"Essais," or Attempts  |  Lyndsey Kay

Existence Proof  |  Louis M.

"Growed-Up"  |  Scum Hellebore

Like a Girl  |  Callie King-Stevens

Look Well Soon  |  Lauryn Batista

Side Effects  |  Taylor Huxley

The Last Assignment of the Semester (Hopefully)  |  Scum Hellebore

Tonight Was Not the Cure  |  M. Nicole Burton


Bird's Nest  |  Taylor Huxley

Death's Love  |  Alyssa Monson

Drawing Rooms and Daydreams  |  Lindsey Hale

Fading  |  S. M. Beal

Fifty Shades of Green  |  Matthew Kando

Isolated for Fixing  |  Scum Hellebore

Lullabies  |  Lyndsey Hale 

Made in the Image of Man  |  Rebecca Fielding

Power-Out  |  A. Elaine

Retired Bones  |  Scum Hellebore

Speak of the Devil  |  Faith Anderson

The Mirror  |  Lindsey Hale

The Neighbor's House was Destroyed, Too  |  Lyndsey Kay


African Spirit, Livin' in it  |  Geneva Williams

an ode to the song of achilles  |  Elizabeth Curtis

August 3, Chicago  |  M. Nicole Burton

Bees Love Salad  |  Austin Engar

bigger  |  Natalie Franson 

Blueberry Preserves

By the Lake  |  Famke Halma

Cherry Blossoms Will Fall  |  Katie Lloyd

Circle White  |  Mary Hall

Collapsing Calypso  |  Tayah Nelson

Death Valley  |  H Hanneman

Deceiving Dusk  |  Tara Dole

Echo  |  Madeleine Walters

Eu Sinto Sua Falta/I Feel Your Absence  |  Callie King-Stevens

Far-Flung Fancies  |  Amanda M. Clarke

Ferrokinesis  |  Key Wilson

ghost be gone  |  Elizabeth Curtis

Grandpa's Hats  |  Callie King-Stevens

Hell is a Place  |  Famke Halma

His First Dead Body  |  Janzen Jorgensen

How to Read Road Signs  |  Max Barnaby

I cleaned my room today  |  Max Barnaby

If Found, Please Return  |  M. Nicole Burton

If Only Leaves Were Orange  |  Shauri Thacker

Kaleidoscope  |  Brandon Maag

Matchstick  |  Famke Halma

Mr. Wind  |  Katie Lloyd

My List  |  M. Nicole Burton

Of All I've Written  |  A. Elaine

On a Feather Quilt Pillow My Grandmother Made Or A Short Treatise On      Myth and Evolution  |  David Lee

On ADHD  |  Eliza Reeve

On the Issue of an Unfixed Tire  |  Max Barnaby

Psyche  |  Madeleine Walters

Stretch Marks  |  Taylor Huxley

Sunday Best  |  Taylor Huxley

Surname  |  Larissa Beatty

The Smell of Weed  |  Taylor Huxley

They  |  Rian Kasner

Time  |  Natalie Franson

Unbecoming Love  |  Hanna Lu Muzquiz

Wild Honey  |  Hailey Artinger

Words Like Wine, Wine Like Blood  |  Key Wilson

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