Visual Art by John Chavers

July 4, 2018

John Chavers enjoys working as a writer, artist, and photographer. His work has been accepted for publication at The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library – So It Goes Annual Literary Journal, Cream City Review, Whitefish Review, 3Elements Review, JuxtaProse, Camas Magazine, Stonecoast Review, Permafrost Magazine, and The William and Mary Review, among others. This April he will be a guest artist with The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SiM) at Korpúlfsstaðir in Reykjavík.   Flourishes in Partial Shade, Digital, 11 x … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Ian Hanesworth

July 4, 2018

Ian Hanesworth is a visual artist living and working in Minneapolis, MN. Their artistic practice investigates the systems of reciprocity and the malleability of queer identity through material explorations in textiles, printmaking and painting. Ian is a current senior studying fine arts at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Medicinal herb study, Woodcut print on cotton fabric naturally dyed with elderberries, 9″ x 13″, 2017   Apt 304, Oil paint on wood panel, 48″ x 44″, 2016

Vernlangen by Matteo Bona

July 4, 2018

Matteo Bona was born on January 1st, 1997, in Asti (Piedmont, Italy). He studied at the Public Scientific High School Francesco Vercelli. Now he study Foreign Languages and Modern Literatures at the Università del Piemonte Orientale. He published his first poem’s collection “Beyond the Poetry” during 2015 and “Nothingness Sense” during 2017. He received the Roma 3 Academic Prize “Apollo Dionisiaco” for the Unpublished Poem and the “Cesare Beccaria” Prize for the Figurative Art, both during 2016. He’ll publish the … READ MORE…

Make-up: A Living Painting by Camelia Badea

July 4, 2018

Kamelia (born Kamelia Badea, in 1994, Bucharest) currently lives and works in Bucharest, Romania. In 2016 she graduated from the Painting Department of the National University of Arts of Bucharest, being the student of one of the greatest contemporary artists of Romania, Mihai Sârbulescu. In 2015 she received Erasmus scholarship and studied at Ege University from Izmir, Turkey. ‘Foxy’ – Acrylics on canvas, 50×60 cm, 2016 ‘The Pink Side of The Moon’ – Acrylics on canvas, 60 x 80 cm, 2016 ‘SAMCRO’ – … READ MORE…

Visual Art by Amy Hambrecht

July 4, 2018

Amy Hambrecht is a senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She investigates space through the experimentation of mediums. Untitled, oil on masonite panel, 4ftx6ft, 2017   Room With A View With A View, oil, pencil, acrylic, gesso on linen, 3ftx4ft, 2017

Barista by Blaize Dicus

July 3, 2018

Blaize Dicus is a graduate student at the University of Central Oklahoma. His thesis questions genre by melding prose and poetry to tell one narrative that explores the influence of internal and external forces on identity.   Barista She loves A$AP Rocky. She listens to every word her mother tells her. She cuts her curls short. She hears, You look like a boy now. She doesn’t care what her father says. She cries alone, in her Pottery Barn comforter. She … READ MORE…

Electrostatic & Magic by Mitchell Nobis

July 3, 2018

Mitchell Nobis is a writer, an educator, and an aging pickup basketball player in Metro Detroit. A Philip Levine Prize semi-finalist, his work has appeared in English Journal and other publications. He co-authored Real Writing: Modernizing the Old School Essay, a book for writing teachers. Find him at @MitchNobis. Electrostatic & Magic Our atoms are            99.9999999999996% empty, yet here it all is, everything. Here we are, empty. Maybe that explains the anxiety that keeps us … READ MORE…

Hardly Worth Mentioning by Sarah Mueller

July 3, 2018

Sarah Mueller is a student at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. When not writing, she enjoys taking care of her chickens and avoiding major sporting events.   Hardly Worth Mentioning The night is dark except for the soft cigarette glow between my fingers. Somehow it’s even hotter back here behind the main cabin. But it’s the last place anyone would look for stray smokers, so here I am.

Photography by Jury S. Judge

July 3, 2018

Jury S. Judge is an internationally published artist, writer, photographer, and political cartoonist. She contributes to The Noise, a literary arts and news magazine. Her ‘Astronomy Comedy’ cartoons are also published in the Lowell Observer. Her artwork has been widely featured in literary publications such as Claudius Speaks, South 85 Journal, The Tishman Review, and Dodging The Rain. She has been interviewed on the television news program, ‘NAZ Today’ for her work as a political cartoonist. She graduated Magna Cum … READ MORE…

Colours of My Life by Smrita Jain

July 3, 2018

Size: 22”X30” (without frame) Medium: Tempera Pigment, Gold Ink, Pencil on Arches Natural White Cold Press Watercolor Paper 1/1 edition 2014 Life is a set of millions of experiences, all juxtaposed to create an illusion and sensation of happiness and sadness. “Colours of My Life”, is 1/1 edition from a series of more than 25 paintings created by Smrita titled, “Broken”. The series depicts Smrita’s life experiences–shattering moments that created an unforgivable hole. At the center lies, an illusion of … READ MORE…