44.4 Spring 2021

Our current issue features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork from: Diana Khoi Nguyen, nicole v basta, Grace Q. Song, Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya, Elle Wheeler, Aurelia Wills, Valyntina Grenier, and many more.

This project was supported [in part] by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Art Feature

Radio Ocean

Valyntina Grenier

Fiction

The Peach Tree

Grace Q. Song

Tentacles

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Dog People

Aurelia Wills

Nonfiction

There Was Tinfoil Piled in Every Corner of the House

Elle Wheeler

Poetry

Wi-Fi in a Floating Colony

Hussain Ahmed

the next field over

nicole v basta

In Lieu of a Doctor’s Note for MATH 115

Prince Bush

From the Sky

Hazem Fahmy

Exordium

Gina Franco

THE PAPER ROSE

Matthew Gellman

FAMILY IS AN ILLUMINATION OF SHOULDERS

Mónica Gomery

Confession

On learning that neurocognitive disorder is not synonymous with dementia

Morgan Hamill

I have learned to envy

Adam Hanover

In a Time of Pandemic

Perseids: Family Notebook

Mia Ayumi Malhotra

What I Didn’t Know Before

Carmina Masoliver

Bad News

Jordan McDonald

un-fagoted

Keith F. Miller, Jr.

from Đổi Mới

Diana Khoi Nguyen

WAKE

Carolyn Orosz

Gloaming

Rage Framed with Clementine Petals

A. Prevett

THE BLACK CHERUB OF WILSHIRE BOULEVARD

Brandy E. Underwood

Aubade With Cucumber Beetles

Laura Villareal

Aroace Girl, Leveed

Where the Sky’s Milk Comes In

Kelly Weber

In Which the Five Brightest Stars in the Sky Make an Imaginary Constellation

Raphael Williams

CARDIAC MRI

Emily Yin

Reviews

Review of Moth Funerals by Gaia Rajan

Cameron Gorman

Review of Deluge by Leila Chatti

Arah Ko

Review of Home Making by Lee Matalone

Macey Phillips

Notes on Contributors