Nonfiction from Anna Hundert

Nonfiction from Anna Hundert

Photo: Kara Michalczyk Lace Lessons lace (noun): cotton or silk, knitted or twisted, or clinging to skin, or lying on the table waiting to be touched (as in lace doilies) / lace (noun): they come in pairs, looping around each other in knots; they keep her shoes on her feet when she runs (away) / […]

Fiction from Jackie Kenny

Fiction from Jackie Kenny

Photo: Samuel Scrimshaw Salt My girlfriend has built her house on the salt flats. The salt flats lie bone white and glittering in the mountains, thousands of feet above the cold roaring sea. She told me that a hundred years ago, the flats were a clear blue lake, salty enough that small stones would float […]

Poetry from Candice Kelsey

Poetry from Candice Kelsey

Photo: Patrick Tomasso Reading Camp at Santa Monica College I’m sorry we made you go no one teaching you and your friends camp songs no chipped red picnic table half in the shade half in giggles the only woodland creatures balloon-like illustrations in oversized books no counselor weaving lanyards only Teacher Chris — whose listening […]