We are a literary journal that publishes Gen-X and Millennial writers from the various diasporas of the world.

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Winter 2020-2021 Contributors

Zahra Ahmed | Thikr | Poetry 

Rebecca Forbes | Powdered Milk | Poetry

Rebecca Forbes | Salt Me | Poetry

Rebecca Forbes | White Words | Poetry

Mariah Ghant | Golden Grand Divide | Poetry

Anna Idelevich | Early in the morning | Poetry 

Lily Kardon | the silkframe; rabinowitz| Poetry

Tina Karelson | Birthday Party Sonnet: 1973| Poetry

Sam Kaspar | Now Allowed (Not Aloud) | Poetry

Saira Khan |How We Make Love Where I Come From | Fiction 

Khando Langri | Does Sisyphus get motionsick? |Poetry 

Khando Langri | Exercises in Visualization |Poetry 

Cristina Legarda| Pantoum for a Childhood Elsewhere| Poetry 

Lekey Leidecker | Samin Nosrat Tears Up at a Bite of Pecorino|

Poetry 

Jessica Mehta | Butterfly Storms |Poetry 

Jessica Mehta | The Body of Cat |Poetry 

Jessica Mehta | When we talk of stolen sisters|Poetry 

Nofel | On the Apple That Left Edward Said’s Mouth| Poetry 

Nofel | What I ask the Ocean at Noon| Poetry

Natalia Pagán Serrano | I wonder if Puerto Rico lends Oregon the

sun | Poetry 

Horia Pop | One ocean in between two houses | Poetry

angelic proof | To Mama | Poetry 

Takwa Sharif | Becoming the Moon | Poetry

Takwa Sharif | Culture | Poetry 

Takwa Sharif | A Melanin-rich Queen | Poetry

Gabriel Vazquez | I’ll Wrap and Yuletide the Pasteles| Poetry


Diaspora: the movement, migration, or scattering of a people away from an established or ancestral homeland

“The child in each of us 
Knows paradise.
Paradise is home.
Home as it was 
Or home as it should have been.

Paradise is one’s own place,
One’s own people,
One’s own world,
Knowing and known,
Perhaps even 
Loving and loved.

Yet every child 
Is cast from paradise-
Into growth and new community,
Into vast, ongoing
Change.” 
― Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower