• The Apartment & Two Coffees

    The Apartment & Two Coffees

    Artist and writer Rebecca Pyle is living most of this year in France. Her artwork or photographs have recently been part of issues of MAYDAY, Otis Nebula, The Banyan Review, La Piccioletta Barca (forthcoming), Gris-Gris, New England Review, Under the Sun, West Trestle Review, and Rathalla Review.

  • Figure Drawings

    Figure Drawings

    by Donald Patten Donald Patten Donald Patten is an artist and cartoonist from Belfast, Maine. He produces oil paintings, illustrations, ceramic pieces and graphic novels. His art has been exhibited in galleries across Maine.

  • Art of GJ Gillespie

    Art of GJ Gillespie

    GJ Gillespie GJ Gillespie is a collage artist living in a 1928 Tudor Revival farmhouse overlooking Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island (north of Seattle). In addition to natural beauty, he is inspired by art history — especially mid century abstract expressionism. The “Northwest Mystics” who produced haunting images from this region 60 years ago are…

  • Two Poems

    Two Poems

    by Leah Mueller Artist: Tom Quigley Missoula Your town along the Clark Fork Riveroverflows with homeless tents,cluttering the bucolic landscapeat a similar ratio to Los Angeles or San Francisco: cardboard scraps,ripped tarpaulins, discarded REI tentsresuscitated from dumpstersand repurposed into homes. I remember your extendedvagabond stint in 1980s Madison— sleeping on heated parking rampsin the depths…

  • Two Poems

    Two Poems

    by James Piatt The Enigma of Non-beingmy mind wandersstumbles.fallswinter winds fill minuteswith cold uncertaintyand… something elsei stagger listeningto echoes of absurdityi hearsomeone from Nowheresobbing for those like methentimelessness silence wonderingechoing nothingnessmemories lost in darknessof uncertaintylonely contents buildin the vastness of briny tears. Reality VanishedArriving in the late hoursof an iron colored metallic night,rusting symbolscovered with…

  • Holding Me, Holding You

    Holding Me, Holding You

    Rebecca Cheek (she/her/hers) is a transracial International Korean American adoptee living in South Carolina. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a background in manufacturing of drug delivery systems and quality assurance management in chemical manufacturing

  • Autumn Leaves

    Autumn Leaves

    Guliz Mutlu My International Awards & Exhibitions on Drawing and Photography, 2022. 11th All Women Art Awards and Exhibition, Excellence in Art on Photography, Florida, US. 13th Abstracts Art Competition and Exhibition, Excellence in Art on Painting, Florida, US. 21st Women’s Day Exhibition, Canada. Light & Shade Art Prize and Exhibition, Los Angeles, California, US.…

  • The Unspoken

    The Unspoken

     Hafsa Moin The paintings are about the hidden stories of the artists family. Certain events of the past that are never spoken about, since they are considered dishonorable to the family. The visuals are a recreation of moments of traumatic memory and how she remembers them. The hidden ancestral history emerges from these paintings, each…

  • Three Poems

    Three Poems

    David Murphy won the Seaton Fellowship for Creative Writing in 2006. He served as the editor-in-chief of Touchstone, a literary magazine published by Kansas State University. He has published most recently in The Fourth River, Papyrus, and Saint Somewhere. He lives and writes outside in a pueblo outside of Tepic, Mexico.

  • Last Night I Dreamt I Knew How to Swim

    Last Night I Dreamt I Knew How to Swim

    Natalie Christensen Award-winning photographer Natalie Christensen seeks the sublime in ordinary settings. Career highlights: U.S./international exhibitions; UAE Embassy culture tour delegate; Artist-in-Residence Chateau d’Orquevaux, France invitee; and publication of “007 – Natalie Christensen” by Setanta Books, London. She has work in permanent collections and has been featured in numerous fine art publications.