Beri Pfister’s Real-Life Drama!

You know, a lot of people say you should accept yourself as you are, but I think that’s just silly. Humans are basically blank canvases, so, like, why accept being a big blank when you can be whatever you want, as long as you’re willing to work hard enough?  Take me, for example. I have…

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Jenna-Marie Warnecke

Jenna-Marie Warnecke’s fiction, poetry, and essays have been featured in publications including Kindred, Washington Square Review, Narratively, and The Hairpin. She lives in New York City.

Daniel Reneau

Daniel is a Denver-based illustrator skilled in digital and traditional mediums, and specializes in horror, fantasy, science-fiction, and comic-book illustration. He is the co-creator of the graphic novel Zombiraq, a winner of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Award, and a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Learn more at

First Featured In: No. 12, winter 2018

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