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Creative Work Fiction

Atlas Redeemed

by M.C. Zendejas
“Holding up the Earth is a group of welders, grocery clerks, prisoners, waitstaff, sex workers, and secretaries, etc.”

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Poetry

Black Hair Ghazal

by Aris Kian
“knots, cornrows, two-strand flat twists and drips between my legs, i’m taught to keep my girlhood”

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Poetry

Brown Protagonist

by Aris Kian
“I am penned as dust and dawn, as sunlight
and pink horizon, mixing cement”

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Poetry

Circus Act

by Aris Kian
“Black girl be the best assistant / with how she falls / victim to a show / she never asked to be inspotlight
spotlight”

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Poetry

Code Switch

by Aris Kian
“furling, sucking air into his chest, & I thought, ‘that! that is the language I want for myself.'”

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Film Reviews Reviews

Rupture in the Crime Heist Genre: Review of “La Casa de Papel”

by Brant Roberts
“The use of cultural symbols in protests is far from new but in an era where one cannot leave any ground open for the far-right to capitalize on anything in the world, the need to utilize them when appropriate is more than it seems.”

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Poetry

Away with the Sun

by Aris Kian
“to be unraveled under a moon”

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Creative Work Visual Art

Featured Artist: Lina Habazi

“My art is an expression of my ever-evolving relationship with identity as a Muslim Palestinian-American woman. I am interested in reviving materials from the past, specifically from my heritage to imagine their place in my life today.”