Category Archives: Fiction

The Gold Bangle

Word Count: 2,587

by Fabiyas M V

Short fiction on the space of forgiveness.

With artwork by
DUNCAN POULTON

Few Understand

Word Count: 3,168

by Kalen Iwamoto

Autofiction as a blockchain, from the blockchain.

With MOVEMENT PORTRAITS
from THE BLACK MOVEMENT PROJECT
by LAJUNÉ MCMILLIAN

Kunjan and Kayami

Word Count: 1,378

by Fabiyas M V

Short fiction of wanderers, distant intimacy, and power in the time of Covid.

With A HUNDRED STORIES
photographs by SIJIA MA

Mother: Spoken by the Author

Word Count: 195

by Monica Sanborn

Monica reads her short fiction piece, originally featured in Issue 006: SEIZE.

Grey Area

Word Count: 626

by Derek Owusu

A lyric of the liminal, of breath, and smoke.

With DWELLING
photography by STEPH HARTOP

EVAPORATE

Word Count: 1,682

by Youmna Chlala

Fiction of the Pacific coast, family, and the beautifully tragic solitude of life.

With FLIGHT MODE
a video by DAIVA TUBUTYTĖ

 

A FASHION DICTIONARY: EXCERPTS

Word Count: 2,941

by Gaurav Monga

An experimental breakdown on the nature of clothes.

With photographs from AS IMMENSE AS THE SKY
by MERYL McMASTER

MOTHER

Word Count: 1,173

by Monica Sanborn

The story of a daughter who witnesses her mother’s loss of body and takes refuge in declarations of nothingness.

With KASPALE’S PLAYGROUND
a film by SYOWIA KYAMBI

Home Sweet Home

Word Count: 481

by Kausik KSK

Flash fiction fantasizing escape from home.

With L’ALTRO CIELO (DREAM WARRIOR) (PTII)
artwork by KLAUS CAPRA

 

THE WANTING

Word Count: 2,940

by Makena Onjerika

Fiction that unfurls colliding destinies in the shadow of a murder.

With stills from ALL THAT YOU CAN’T LEAVE BEHIND
a video by UFUOMA ESSI

Genesis

Word Count: 3,894

by Yah Yah Scholfield

A work of speculative fiction on endings, and beginnings.

With AWAY
photographs by BASIA GOSZCZYNSKA

THE SPACEMAN DISSOLVES

Word Count: 6,968

by Trevor Shikaze

In this short story, a damaged planet earth sends a spaceman to find a new home for humanity… with gruesome results.

With PREMIUM CONNECT
a video by TABITA REZAIRE

THE FEAR JESUS MIGHT BE STARTING A CULT

Word Count: 7,122

by Terron Ferguson

This experimental script staged in a mutating limousine begs the question: which one of these guys is Jesus, anyway?

With COSMIC BALLET and URBAN PANORAMA
artwork by DEBORA CHEYENNE CRUCHON

ANTHROPUSSY

Word Count: 1,706

by Caren Beilin

Experimental fiction mining the depths of gender, sexuality, and self in the Anthropocene.

With #2 – INVITATION TO LOVE: FRAGMENTED VIDEO DIARY
a video by JORGOS LOUKAKOS