Literature

Fiction Literature Sarah Thankam Mathews

Edibles

Sarah Thankam Mathews   ic wants to make brownies but first needs a smoke. You stare up at the bright cliffs of books lining her walls. The ones she’s written aren’t displayed prominently; they’re shoved off into corners or placed upside down. On one of the shelves is a gilt-framed...

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Literature Nolan Natasha Pike Poetry

Girlhood

Nolan Natasha Pike   The motorcycle jacket my mom brought home from Denmark, small enough for my niece now. Around the house mostly, never to school. Cindy and me punching each other on the hide—against our fists, the sound thick—             and smoking too, in the backs of...

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Betsy Warland Literature Poetry

Without, With, Without: a Pastiche

Betsy Warland   on the nipple of the city we watch clouds life off mountains slow motion bedsheet lovers barely breathing as the lips of night close the Henry Moore gleams cold and bronze pelvic bone maze we enter, lose one another in magenta murmuring we throb, sense each other rapping knuckles...

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Fawn Parker Literature Poetry

Dania

Fawn Parker   I should’ve stayed there in the halo of your gleaming macbook pro, your chastity plate, your voodoo object. But I got distracted, wondering how many times this has been done better to you before. Hard to believe just yesterday I was in the bathroom, my face smothered in rose...

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Julietta Singh Literature Poetry

Tenacities of Failure

(for Jack Halberstam) Julietta Singh   We are the dispossessed, the voices         of histories lost We are the queers, the dis-         abled, the darkies, niggers, Jews the indigenous of everywhere We are the...

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Literature Mitchell King Poetry

Star Fag

Mitchell King   I draw myself with smearing wrists unlifting and end up with three charcoal mouths talking into each other, leaving my body to her own devices; counting the brown hair on his forearm, counting the gray fuzz on his puppy-tongue, wishing to dissolve my identity in glitter and...

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Reviews

Reviews

Drag Noir Shines Bright

Reviewed by Latonya Pennington Published in 2014, Drag Noir is an anthology edited by K.A. Laity for Fox Spirit Books. It is also the third in a series of anthologies focused on Noir. Most of the contributors, including the editor, are on the LGBTQ+ spectrum and are successful speculative fiction...

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News

News

Announcing the Inaugural Cornucopia Literary Prize

We are thrilled to announce our first-ever contest, the Cornucopia Literary Prize for fiction. The prize is open for submissions from September 15, 2016 until February 15, 2017, and is awarded to the best work of fiction by a LGBTTQI writer. We welcome submissions from writers of any...

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Fiction Literature Sarah Thankam Mathews

Edibles

Sarah Thankam Mathews   ic wants to make brownies but first needs a smoke. You stare up at the bright cliffs of books lining her walls. The ones she’s written aren’t displayed prominently; they’re shoved off into corners or placed upside down. On one of the shelves is a gilt-framed...

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