Editorial Statement

Word Count: 1,379

by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon

An introduction to SHADOWS from Stillpoint Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.

With POLY- (POLYPNEA, POLYGLOT & POLYDIPSIA)
photography by EJATU SHAW

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Word Count: 2,296

by Marcie Rendon

Walking the Red River to honor Murdered & Missing Indigenous women.

With WATER
a video by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

Desire and Pleasure

Word Count: 2,122

by Franco 'Bifo' Berardi

On why we’d be fools to sever pleasure from desire.

With INTERVENTION, HAPPY TRAIL & 911 CALL
artwork by ERIN M. RILEY

 

THE OVERWHELMING URGE

Word Count: 1,106

by Ella Frears

Poetry inspired by the repressed feminine origins in the history of psychoanalysis.

With GREY CLOUD and YELLOW DROOP
artworks by SARAH SLAPPEY

FISHING FOR FALLEN LIGHT

Word Count: 3,060

by Lora Matz

One psychotherapist’s journey from extreme poverty & domestic abuse, through institutional abuse & clandestine drug testing in the US psychiatric system, into transcendence & a life of healing.

With WHEN WE WENT THERE WE WALKED THE PERIMETER
artwork by KATE HOLFORD

EXILE

Word Count: 4,040

by Sokol Ferizi

A short story on the exile of the body, tongue, mind, and soul.

With KOSTËRRC (CH)
artwork by PETRIT HALILAJ