november // 2017

featuring artwork by Amin Kharazmi

Julia Pearl in the Grocery Store Again // Mary Julia Klimenko


"Then she began to think she actually did have an experience that was kind of like a date, not exactly, but he did come up to her, asked her if he could fold her clothes, stood close enough for her to study the whiteness of his teeth."

Spinster at the Wheel // Diana Keren Lee


" favorite game was Old Maid, remembering / all the pairs and getting them squared away / but that maid I pitied and envied her, not having to deal / with anyone — in her aloneness she was special..."