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F(r)iction #17: Memory

Our most cerebral and evocative issue yet—F(r)iction #17: Memory is out now!

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January Literary Horoscopes

Words By Alyssa Jordan, Art By Joana Coccarelli

“This is the type of writing that needs to be published and is probably too truthful for commercial journals. Well done, brave editors, brave writers.”

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Dually Noted 

A Bum Green Thumb

Words By Jessica Piccone, Art By Hailey Renee

Seven Adaptations That are Better Than the Book!

Words By Kaitlin Lounsberry

An Interview with Lev Grossman

Words By Lev Grossman, Interviewed by Dani Hedlund

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The Mermaid, The Witch, and The Sea

An Interview with Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Words By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Interviewed by Dani Hedlund
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No. 17, winter 2020

The Memory Issue

How do you measure memory? By its expanse? Its absence? Its hexadecimal shade? The thing about magazine publishing is that when you yell about brain chemistry, the neurons and synapses…

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Editor's Note 

Editor’s Note

Words By Dani Hedlund, Art By Samantha Dow

Memory: The Hollywood Adaptation

Words By Karen Brissette, Art By Samantha Dow
Short Story 

Smells of Home

Words By Claudia Mahler, Art By Ejiwa Ebenebe

Two Poems

Words By Emma Bolden, Art By Hailey Renee Brown