RAFT: Friendship Floating on the High Seas

By Collin Green Edited by Ben Hurst When you find yourself stranded, floating on the high seas, there are a few important things to remember: rescue is uncertain, be wary of the sun, and above all, don’t pop the bouncy…

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Book of the Month: Girl in Snow
Poetry Editor Jenna Dirksen

Book of the Month: Girl in Snow

When they told him Lucinda Hayes was dead, Cameron thought of her shoulder blades and how they framed her naked spine, like a pair of static lungs. By: Jenna Dirksen February is known for two things: romance and freezing cold.…

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Hurt

By J. Allen Carpenter It wasn’t as if anyone got Hurt. In his weather-worn, leather-torn brogues his momma kept of his daddy’s. Wandering soundlessly, aside from the crunch of highways and backroads between the sole and the Earth. Nobody really…

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First Field Dressing

By Catherine Dartez Lisbeth watched the doe while her father hoisted it up the tree. The rope pulled its head off the snow, swaying back and forth until the neck elongated. The doe’s face steadied for a moment while her…

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The Woodcutter by Cheyanne Leonardo

Note from the Editor: The inspiration from Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard forms the basis of this play, but it is Leonardo's voice that colors it and makes it their own.    A One-Act Play inspired by Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard…

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Smoother Than Oil, Bitter As Wormwood

Vincenzina Monteleone   “It was love without reason, love for something futureless, love that appeared to exist only to be itself, imperious and all demanding, the kind that would cause him to make a fool of himself in an instant.” …

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