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Month: June 2015

Woo

by Kim Chinquee

She sits at the counter, sipping the broth from her soup, lifting her long arm. Her elbow drags to the floor. It takes a lot of effort. (more…)

Text Photography Series, 4

by Adel Souto

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Growing Pains

by Avital Gad-Cykman

The sun is absent, we inform the secretary at the principal’s office.

She looks up from below a unified brown curl of her whole hair, and says that it is winter, a season in which bears hibernate, as we have studied, and butterflies develop in cocoons, she thinks, so of course the sun remains absent.
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Text Photography Series, 3

by Adel Souto

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No one can be with you in your life

by Jari Chevalier

Journal of Compressed 2
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Text Photography Series, 2

by Adel Souto

Artist’s Note: This photo series stems from the many walks taken to capture the natural elements of New York City, and returning to find I’ve caught more than just photographs of the exterior world, but a glimpse inside a few people I hadn’t even come across. They are the result of paying attention, to both, the physical, and metaphorical, writing on the wall.

Editor’s Note: Matter Press will be publishing seven (7) images from Adel Souto’s Text Photography series, one a week, for 7 weeks. 2 of 7
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Rain

by Ben Loory

A man is lying in bed, trying to fall asleep, when he hears the sound of rain outside, just beginning to fall.

The man lies there listening as the rain falls on the roof. He lies there listening as it falls upon the windows. He lies there listening as it falls on the trees, on the mailbox and the cars parked in the road.
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Text Photography Series, 1

by Adel Souto

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Let’s Never Be Apart

by Digby Beaumont

Late afternoon, I’m sitting alone in the lounge of the Brighton Holiday Inn remembering Ed, how he was drawn to the dark side, even when we were kids, The Joker to my Batman, Lex Luther to my Superman. (more…)

News

Congrats to Christopher Allen for having a work from HOUSEHOLD TOXINS being chosen to appear in BSF 2019 from Sonder Press.

Check out the write-up of the journal in The Writer.

Submissions

Poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction/prose poetry submissions is now CLOSED. Check out our new category triptychs! The next submission period opens September 15, 2019; submit here.

Upcoming

08/19 • Nick Ackerson
08/21 • Tyler Friend
08/22 • Nance Van Winckel (7 of 8)
08/26 • Suzanne Verrall
08/28 • Amelia Wright
08/29 • Nance Van Winckel (8 of 8)
09/02 • Kim Peter Kovac
09/04 • Ugonna-Ora Owoh
09/05 • Richard Baldasty (1 of 4)
09/07 • Briel Felton
09/12 • Richard Baldasty (2 of 4)
09/14 • Frances Badgett
09/19 • Richard Baldasty (3 of 4)
09/26 • Richard Baldasty (4 of 4)
10/03 • J.I. Kleinberg
12/02 • Tara Campbell