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ISSUE 16, SPRING 2021

EXPERIMENTAL & HYBRIDS

C.B. AUDER
Welcome to Historical Fort Menarche

BELICIA RHEA
The Occupant

H.E. FISHER
Standard Consent Form
What Wasn’t There

SARAH ROSE NORDGREN
Coaching and Country Toilettes
Lace and Jet Pelerine
Winter Hats and Bonnets

MANDIRA PATTNAIK
A Harvest Mismatch

DOMINIQUE K. PIERCE
Migratory Patterns
Skipping Stones

LUCY ZHANG
Excision

 

 

POETRY

JESSICA ABUGHATTAS
Let’s not be civil I love you
Nowhere
On Aesthetic

DAISY BASSEN
Isn’t It Still Before?
To my daughter

NICKY BEER
Bi
Green Dress
Herself

CRAIG FINLAY
Heart, Fire, Action
Holy Colors
John Singer Sargent Finds the Wind

MOHJA KAHF
Daaniyatun Qutufuha
Fronting for Your Life
Traitor He Who Kills His People

STEVE KISTULENTZ
A Laundry List of Tiny Goodbyes
For Every Woman Whose Made A Fool of A Man There's One Whose Made A Man of A Fool
Williamsburg

CLAIRE OASA
Pink

AYESHA RAEES
God and You in Shadowplay

MATT SCHUMACHER
Paean to Fake Shrunken Heads

MADELEINE WATTENBERG
Apartment Villanelle
Convenience
Sonnet in My Name

 

 

FICTION

KELSEY ASKWITH
Doughy

ELIZABETH GENOVISE
X’s

WYNNE HUNGERFORD
Joyride

JESSICA SMITH
Shocking Multitudes

KOSISO UGWUEZE
The Montana Sisters

 

 

CREATIVE NONFICTION

BETH BURGMEYER
Holding On To Hope

TARA FLAHERTY GUY
Levity

RILEY WINCHESTER
The Secrets We Love and the People We Keep

CASSONDRA WINDWALKER
Eudora and the Deer

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE COMPETITIONS

LEANNE OGASAWARA Winner of the Calvino Prize for Fabulist Fiction
Bare Bones

NNADI SAMUEL Winner of The Miracle Monocle Award for Ambitious Student Writers
Anatomy of My Grief Coming to Me First as a Hissing Thing

MALLORY LUCAS Winner of Perspectives: The Miracle Monocle Award for Visual Art
Pillow Queen
Sub Spotted
The Locker Room Lesbian

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS

BRETT BIEBEL’S 48 BLITZ
Reviewed by Amanda Dolan

THOMAS CALDER’S THE WIND UNDER THE DOOR
Reviewed by Roman Sauls

REBECCA MORGAN FRANK’S OH YOU ROBOT SAINTS!
Reviewed by Brady Alexander

INTERVIEW: STEVE KISTULENTZ
by Ayaat Ismail

INTERVIEW: MADELEINE WATTENBERG
by Michael Pfaff

 

 

VISUAL ART

SUNSHINE GAO
Road Trip

SOFIYA LEVINA
Embroidery Work

TAYLOR MCGRAW
Graphomania

ALUU PROSPER
Calm

LILLY WEAKLEY
Self-Portraits in Food