"The time I realized I wasn’t white" by María Cristina Hall

“The time I realized I wasn’t white” by María Cristina Hall

María Cristina Hall writes poetry and edits for the literary magazines Mexico City Lit and La Cigarra. She is currently a professor of English at the Tec de Monterrey in Mexico City. Her work can be found in Apogee Journal, New Poetry, Surgam, Registro MX, and mcristinafernandez.net.
"Thoughts" by Oliver Zarandi

“Thoughts” by Oliver Zarandi

Oliver Zarandi is an editor and writer. His latest stories appear in Hobart, Vol 1 Brooklyn and Witchcraft Magazine. He is working on his novel, Bodies, which is about bodies. Contact him on @funhousemag 
3 Poems by Yuan Changming

3 Poems by Yuan Changming

Yuan Changming, 9-time Pushcart nominee and author of 7 chapbooks (including Wordscaping [2016]), published monographs on translation before moving out of China. With a PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver.
"Builders" by George Ducker

“Builders” by George Ducker

George Duckerlives in little cottage by the freeway. His work has appeared in The Awl, Believer, Bookforum and The Rumpus. Follow his occasional posts on Instagram @georgeno4 if you're so inclined.
"The Store That Sold Poetry" by Josh Norman

“The Store That Sold Poetry” by Josh Norman

Josh Norman's work has appeared in Bayou Magazine, Green Briar Review, Barely South Review, and elsewhere. His first poetry collection, Telescopes and Other People, was recently published by Dynamo Verlag.
"LIPCHITZ" by Paul Siegell

“LIPCHITZ” by Paul Siegell

Created entirely in the lo-fi of Microsoft Word, the following vispo spreads are from Paul Siegell's manuscript, JACQUES LIPCHITZ, which is a book-length visual love poem built upon typographical recreations of the artist’s sculptural biography.
"Interlude of Wanting" and "Dogtown" by Gabrielle Gilbert

“Interlude of Wanting” and “Dogtown” by Gabrielle Gilbert

Gabrielle Gilbert is a small, feral, curious, student of writing and survival at Pratt Institute with acquired sense of self and/or agency in the world.
"Gay Blood" by Jack Meriwether

“Gay Blood” by Jack Meriwether

Jack Meriwether is a visual artist and poet from the Midwest. He studied theater in college but isn’t super into musicals. Jack’s work is interested in the mysteries of being a middle child, his quarter-life crises, and Gay Pain™. He’s currently working on finishing his first manuscript of poems.
3 HYBRIDS, by Melissa McDaniel

3 HYBRIDS, by Melissa McDaniel

Melissa McDaniel is Brooklyn-based writer and editor. She runs Get Lit NYC, a guide for finding readings in NYC, and she tweets at @melissamcd29.
"These (Us)" by Lindsay Carlin

“These (Us)” by Lindsay Carlin

Lindsay's poems have been published in Cadaverine Magazine, Prelude, and several anthologies distributed in her local community.
"You Cannot Teach the Robot" by Kari Castor

“You Cannot Teach the Robot” by Kari Castor

Kari Castor @Kari_Castor is a writer and editor. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, two dogs, and a cat named after a space princess. Read more about her work at www.karicastor.com
Issue No. 5 FLASHBACK: Post & Present “YELP Review: Chuck E. Cheese” by J. Bradley

Issue No. 5 FLASHBACK: Post & Present “YELP Review: Chuck E. Cheese” by J. Bradley

Jesse Bradley is the author of the graphic poetry collection, The Bones of Us from Yes Yes Books. He lives at iheartfaulure.net.