Summer 2020 – Publication #1 – The Tedium of Repetition

The Tedium of Repetition


Carl Taylor

Copy/Line Editor

Lauren Maddox

Creative Director/Art Editor

Tom Eichhorn


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Carl Taylor – Letter from the Editor

Visual Art

Marieken Cochius – Spread

Kristin Fouquet – Solarized Portraiture (Fluid/Flutter/Flux)

Jocelyn Ulevicus – The Tedium of Repetition/Careful, Nature/Remember, Mother

Short Stories

Noel Cheruto – London is Cold

Matt Getty – Back of My Neck

Ankur Razdan – Stapled to the Sleeve

Thea Schiller – Dear Nelson Mandela

Michael Washburn – Fancy Meeting You Here

Joshua Willey – The Ruy Lopez


S.T. Brant – A Yiddish Adage

Sarah Henry – My Etsy Order Shipped

Mike Perez – Mohs’s Scale of Hardness

John Petelle – Cold Ridge by Lakeside

Charles Rifici – Seashore Lullaby/The Garden Girl

Benny Sisson – Magazine Clippings Scotch Taped to a Teenage Bedroom Wall of Which Some Has Been Redacted/Today I Accomplish Nothing/Billions of Bennys

Rachel Stempel – Burning Just West

MJ Stratton – Based On a Dream/Cover My Eyes and Guess Who (or: Falling Apart at 2:11AM)