Death at the Drive-In

It’s July 4th, and She’s announced they’re going to the aquarium again. She never asks anymore, just announces. “Sophie loves the sharks,” She says, and, turning to him, adds, “I read on the website the Great White is male.” He surveys her blonde hair and the cleft in her chin. Twenty years, He thinks. He used to…

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Keren Toledano

Keren Toledano is a writing associate at The Cooper Union, and a freelance writer and editor. She recently self-published In Light of This & Other Things, and is at work on a young adult novel that is not set in the post-apocalypse. Her short fiction has appeared in Slice Magazine, and she is the recipient of the Harvardwood Writing Competition in the short play category. She holds a BA in English from Harvard, and an MA in Humanities Education from New York University.

Kaitlin Gabriel

I went to RMCAD and graduated in 2013 with a degree in Children’s Book Illustration. I prefer working digitally, although I love to paint outdoors with acrylic and oil if I’m feeling especially adventurous. I aspire to be a comic book artist, thanks to a mixture of reading Calvin and Hobbes and watching the amazing contemporary cartoons that can be found on television now. My website is

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