Issue 22

Fresh-Cut Lit & More

Issue No. 22  SUMMER 2018

INTERMEDIA
Francesco Levato, Active Conflict Zones

GRAPHIC NARRATIVE
Emily Steinberg, Paused

POETRY
†Elaine Cannell, the second motion
†Natalie Kawam, To Each Her Own
Jonathan Louis Duckworth, Late Night Thoughts
Hussain Ahmed, Execution
Cait Weiss Orcutt, Those Striking Shades I :: The Magician
William Wells, The Relic Room
Levi Andalou, [A blocked valve facilitates prayer.]
Simon Perchik, [It has nothing to do with the banjo]
†Jake Montgomery, The High Road to Tiffin
Mary Lou Buschi, Chorus

FLASH
Hedia Anvar, Disconnected
Christina Sun, I Am Not Jeremy Lin
Jacqueline Gabbitas, The Bone Plate
Joshua Wetjen, Numbers
Erin Blue Burke, The Body That Ensures Survival
David Nolan, Coop
†Ron Riekki, Destin
Mariah Gese, The Cat Apocalypse
Erin Pienaar, Ladies’ Night
Jennifer Solheim, The August Temples
Cathy Ulrich, Being the Murdered Actress
†Lynn Oseguera, Barren

SHORT STORIES
Nick Kolakowski, A History of Washington, D.C. in Nine Scenes
†Laura Moretz, The Fall Zone
Sarah Bradley, Cheshire Cat
T.C. Jones, Retreat
Matt Whelihan, The Zoo
Jennifer Turnquist, Heavy Lifting
†Gloria Yuen, From Here to There

CREATIVE NONFICTION
†Sahalie Angell Martin, Apocalypse Then
†Emily Wick, Quarry
†Z. Shuff, Ode to the Record Holder
†William Hengst, Death in August 

Issue 22 Contributors’ Bios

A Cleaver Emerging Artist
Cover illustration by Emily Steinberg


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