issue 10 release party

fields is celebrating its five-year anniversary and 10th issue release! Join us at the new Fancy Fancy studios and gallery space, located in the Bolm Studios complex at 5305 Bolm Road, Bay 9, on Saturday, December 8, from 7-10 pm. 

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Myra Lara

With Seattle’s annual Short Run convention just around the corner — an underground comics and art festival — it seems fitting to chat with an illustrator who’ll be boothing at the event this year: Myra Lara. While she’s long been interested in comics, she’s especially focused her energy on it in recent years, getting published in various comics publications in the city (like Thick as Thieves) and an Ignatz-nominated anthology, La Raza Anthology: Unidos y Fuertes.

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three poems by Calen Firedancing

Calen Firedancing is a black queer poet, filmmaker, and undergraduate student at Williams College, majoring in English and Africana Studies. Originally born in Los Angeles, Calen now calls Phoenix home when he is not in Massachusetts. Here are three of his poems from our spring/summer 2018 issue.

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in review: The Endless Summer

Madame Nielsen’s novel The Endless Summer is an elegy for youth, a sensuous reflection on its fleeting promise and unrealized possibilities. Nielsen touches on gender, sexuality, love, death, and art, but, like her characters, those themes largely remain archetypal, opaque. Rather, Nielsen emphasizes the power of language in memorializing life, in imbuing it with meaning.

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Holes

In “Holes,” a story excerpted from her new collection Pretend We Live Here (Future Tense Books), Genevieve Hudson plumbs the depths of Claire’s emotional and physical struggles to heal after a throat operation. An old love reemerges through social media to haunt her, tugging loose old memories, and she reflects on the transitions she’s made since their time together.  

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