Meet our contributors: Q&A with Shawn Rubenfeld

Shawn Rubenfeld’s fiction has appeared in such places as Permafrost, Columbia Journal, and Portland Review. He has a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he is currently a lecturer. His first novel, The Eggplant Curse & the Warp Zone, is forthcoming in 2021 from 7.13 books. Shawn’s story “Moses […]

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Man in hiking clothes standing on top of a rock, looking out over mountains

Concerning Craft: Five writing archetypes

Kelechi Nwankwoala is a junior studying creative writing and molecular biology at Johns Hopkins University. His work has been published in the Apprentice Writer, Crooked Teeth Magazine, and J-magazine. He hopes to one day have a burrow of his own. Kelechi’s poem “2019 Unrest” appears in our Summer 2020 issue and was a finalist in […]

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Meet our contributors: Raquel Gomes

Raquel Gomes writes inspired by her daughter Gabi, who died at the age of 14 from complications from Loeys-Dietz Syndrome, a rare genetic disease. Raquel has a Ph.D. in international development from MIT and is working towards her master’s in writing from the Johns Hopkins University. Her work is forthcoming in Ars Medica.  Raquel’s essay […]

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Summer 2020 Issue Launch

The pandemic may have kept us from gathering in person, but we’re thrilled to celebrate the launch of our newest issue nonetheless. This issue features work from twelve incredible poets, four short stories, four creative nonfiction pieces, and original artwork from Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann. The new issue is available in print or, for the first […]

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