The Bodies Issue

This issue of F(r)iction seeks beauty that lies well beyond skin-deep. The writing found in the pages of our 20th publication delves into the complex, fraught, gorgeous, and essential nature of Bodies—both our own and others we may not even comprehend...

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No. 20, winter 2023

The Bodies Issue

This issue of F(r)iction seeks beauty that lies well beyond skin-deep. The writing found in the pages of our 20th publication delves into the complex, fraught, gorgeous, and essential nature…

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Comic 

The Body Beautiful

Words By Al Ewing, Art By RAD, Bernardo Brice
Comic 

Shape of Horror: A Pioneer Writer Feature with Carmen Maria Machado

Words By Carmen Maria Machado, Art By Shan Bennion
Poetry 

Three Poems

Words By Tommy D'Addario, Art By Isabel Burke
Short Story 

Ruth

Words By Hal Shrieve, Art By Daniel Reneau