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FICTION

Fencing

MARISA CLOGHER

“My husband touches my belly in the mornings, and I pity him. He stretches his hand as wide as it goes and places it on my stomach, as if to say, This is a sacred thing; I will help you make miracles with it. He pretends that it is still there, that it still works. Every morning I move his hand away from my stomach and shower until I forget his name.

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FICTION

Hurled Things

KARA MOSKOWITZ

“Tanya cannot recall her father’s face; for the life of her, she cannot pull him into focus from the deep backwoods of her memory. And so she finds herself looking at Evie, teasing out contours and tones, crinkles and expressions, trying to reverse-engineer his image from the clues her sister might hold.

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FICTION

Prince Arthur Street

ALICE SHECHTER

“She took a cup of chamomile tea, curled up on the couch, and slept for twelve hours before we even learned her name. If only we’d caught a hint of the ruin that followed her through the door, things might have been different. But she just didn’t seem dangerous.

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The Happiest Place on Earth

NATALIE TSAY

“The two of us sat wedged between our parents in the stone hub before the castle, a prime viewing spot for the fireworks. Since Dad and Jacob had come back, Mom and Dad had hardly said a word. They both stared at their phones instead, blank-faced.

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REVIEWS

Lanny: A Review

ELISA FAISON

“Lanny is depicted as untainted by the moral failings of the adults around him. As a child, his purity is precarious—not only because he will grow up, but because his childishness makes him vulnerable to those who might prey on goodness.

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Ambition and Terror in Further News of Defeat

ROSE LAMBERT-SLUDER

“In each story, rural China grates against urbanization. Tradition grates against technology, and poverty grates against new wealth.

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Fossils in the Making: A Review

TEGAN DALY

“The poems move between both the urgency and complacency of living in a world which is being destroyed by our way of life.

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A Visit to An Orphanage of Dreams: A Review

E. JONES

“The rhythm of this collection is in the arrangement of its stories which moves like a revolving door between past and present.

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