Min-ji was waiting for her husband to come home, but the sun went down behind Kumjong Mountain and constellations of lights started sparkling below her high-rise window, and still she was alone. A quarter to midnight. He was late, but not any later than usual. A DVD of Yo-Yo Ma played on the flat screen...
A. C. Koch
A.C. Koch’s work has been published in Mississippi Review, Exquisite Corpse, and River City, and two of his short stories have been awarded first place in the Raymond Carver Short Story Award at Carve Magazine (2003, 2007). He lives in Denver, CO where he teaches linguistics, dabbles in photography, and plays guitar in a bossanova powerpop trio.
Sierra studied Fine Art at the University of Colorado where she received the Janau Noerdlinger art scholarship. She has been fascinated with women’s roles throughout history ever since taking a Women’s Studies class. Her artwork deals with transforming the Western beauty that has heavily influenced other regions. In the future she seeks to explore the contrast between natural inner beauty and the Photoshopped, fake, injected, and surgically-enhanced beauty of women in the media. Sierra resides in Los Angeles where she has taken interest in commercial art, animation, and storytelling. She spends her free time drawing in coffee shops and experimenting with new materials.