Fresh-Cut Lit & More

Issue No. 27  Fall 2019

ART
STILL AND YET
Photographs
by Richard Kagan

SHORT STORIES
† Natalie Gerich Brabson, Expecting Him
Leland Cheuk, 4:44
† David Priest, Constance Comes Home
Michelle Ross and Kim Magowan, Kindness Woman

VISUAL NARRATIVE
William J. Doan, Dear Family and Friends
A Visual Narrative About Depression

POETRY
Thomas Cook, Aquifer
Poul Lynggaard Damgaard, Dear city
† Benjamin Renne, Sonnet for Alexandria
Jean-Mark Sens, Besides Yourself 
Meggie Royer, Silo
Alison Hicks, How It Is
Michael Rerick, Western Spadefoot
† Sophia Friis, Biscuit Poem
Peter Leight, Psychology of the Unexpected with Friends
Dana Fang, Last Summer in SummerLand
Andrew Hamilton, How to Serve a Yellow Knife Lunar Side up, and, Wanted: The Ego
Tina Barr, Amor Fati

CREATIVE NONFICTION
†Kathryn Fitzpatrick, After Miss Columbia
Debra Fox, Ricochet
† Misty Urban, Making Humans

FLASH
† Taleen A. Shaleh, Tiny Things
Nicole Rivas, Duncan
Julie Benesh, How to (Try to) Be Cute
Michael Zimecki, How to Boil a Child   
Joshua Shaw, Two Flash Pieces
† Stephen Wack, Live Forever
Meg Pokrass, When the Fat Lady Sings
† Vivien Cao, The Passengers
† Jason Emde, Postcard from a Japanese Boxing Gym

Issue 27 Contributors’ Bios

A Cleaver Emerging Artist
Cover illustrations: Recumbent Shears (1992) by Richard Kagan and “Pretending Easily Became Lying” from Dear Family and Friends by William J. Doan


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