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Good Humor: Fiction by John Whittier Treat

Good Humor by John Whittier Treat Michael remembered watching his mother Betty from a distance, as if she wasn’t his mother at all but somehow a...

Copper blue carrier protein: Poetry by Monica Carroll

Copper blue carrier protein —Monica Carroll Monica Carroll writes speculative poetry about the possibilities of health breakthroughs and barriers. She holds a PhD in philosophy and...

Russell: Fiction by Geer Austin

Russell by Geer Austin When Russell Glickman died, sometime in the mid-eighties, he and I were completely out of touch. I’d seen him once or twice...

Capture Theory: Review

Capture Theory by Joy Gaines-Friedler Kelsey Books Reviewed by Noah Stetzer Iwas sure there was some kind of myth or folktale I could mine for metaphors about birds....

Together We Can Show We Care: Christopher Hewitt Award Winners Announced

Together We Can Show We Care The Seventh Annual Christopher Hewitt Awards The opening track of Book of Love’s 1988 album Lullaby, a dance remake of...

Chuck Forester: Writer & Advocate

Sex Is Our Birthright Chuck Forester revisits the early epidemic in his new novel by Raymond Luczak Because I’d grown up in the Upper Midwest, as in...

Mustang Ray: Fiction by Michael E. Sawan

Mustang Ray by Michael E. Sawan I’m not one for beautiful days, so take it on faith that this one was a real peach. The type...

Elegy for Ken Meeks: Poetry by Travis Chi Wing Lau

Elegy for Ken Meeks *After Paul Monette sanitary white meant i had crossed the threshold into the kingdom of the sick where court is held to an...

Meet Clay Brown: Fiction by Christina Renee Milliner

Meet Clay Brown by Christina Renee Milliner “My name is Clay Brown, I’m 19, and I was born with HIV.” Four sets of questioning eyes glared at...

Shaun David Hutchinson: Writer & Advocate

Choosing Life An Intrepid Advocate, YA Author Shaun David Hutchinson Encourages Readers to Protect Their Mental and Their Sexual Health by Dann Dulin Photos by Chris Piedra Suicide....

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