Who We Are and Where We Come From | Book Review

Who We Are and Where We Come From | Book Review

Southbound by Anjali Enjeti ISBN: 9-780-8203-6006-5 University of Georgia Press, April 2021 248 pages, $24.95 Southbound: Essays on Identity, Inheritance, and Social Change is Anjali Enjeti’s first book, a collection of essays, soon to be followed by her first novel,...
Where Do We Go From Here? | Fiction

Where Do We Go From Here? | Fiction

Otis scarfed down meatloaf at the Golden Corral before he went home for the day. He was obese. He loved the buffets in Milwaukee, eating at those “All-You-Can-Eat” joints in furtive necessity on most days, like today, after he left work. He knew if he’d only eat...
A Winter in Majorca | Poetry

A Winter in Majorca | Poetry

In the damp cell in Valldemossa, Chopin sits at the piano, a smear of blood across his lips. George Sand, in trousers, stands beside him, cold cigar clinched in her teeth. The pomegranate trees shiver in the wind. The ceaseless rain drums the windowpane. He is...
Lxs Meninxs | Visual Art

Lxs Meninxs | Visual Art

Lxs Meninxs I miss this moment right here—that instant when you walk into a scene or see it develop in front of your eyes. You start to determine what’s going in that frame, composing. You instantly go into cyborg mode, analyzing the scene, your foreground,...
Something the Heart | Visual Art

Something the Heart | Visual Art

Something the Heart (colored pencil, India ink, coffee, 2020) In this illustration, the poetry and archaicness of “the heart of me” is preceded by a careless “something something,” as if the speaker is too distracted or tired to clarify their...