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Issue 4 features profiles of New York-based conceptual artist Kate Weigel and Chicago poet and filmmaker Dakota Loesch; interviews with Austin slam poetry champion Loyce Gayo, Montreal’s dark synth chanteuse Marie Davidson, artist David Kramer, and authors Nick Jaina and Lily King; a portfolio of work from colored pencil master Joe Sinness; short stories from Elisabeth Murray, Jo Vraca, and Torrie Jay White; and poetry from Madeleine Barnes, Ally Covino, Brett Foster, Brad Liening, Jake Matkov, Austin Rodenbiker, and Cassandra Verhaegen. It also features artwork from Kimberly Benson, Diane Englander, Maggie Hazen, and Manik Raj Nakra, whose piece Untitled (from The Tigering! series) adorns the cover.


profiles & interviews

Kate Weigel
Measuring moments through conceptual sculpture and performance

Lily King
The anthropological instincts of an award-winning author

Nick Jaina
Recaptured conversations and ruminations on the artist's life

Marie Davidson
Claustrophobic synth soundtracks of the dance floor

Dakota Loesch
A self-deprecating videographer looks for love

Loyce Gayo
Helping us not to forget the injustice of our times

David Kramer
On the quixotic quest for the American Dream



Joe Sinness
Paying homage to queer codes in colored pencil



Austin Rodenbiker
Viola sagittata
Viola Septemloba

Brad Liening

Cassandra Verhaegen
SUGAR (after Gertrude Stein)

Madeleine Barnes
The Blue of It

Jake Matkov
To Read This Poem One Must Have Myriad Eyes

Loyce Gayo
How We Forget
Shopping While Black

Ally Covino
The Mustan War is Ongoing

Brett Foster
Your Sibling Memory
Invocational Scene

visual art

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Torrie Jay White
& Restoration Services

Jo Vraca
Pink Oleander

Elisabeth Murray
An Empty Code


Cover Image: Manik Raj Nakra, Untitled (The Tigering! Series) (2012)