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EXPERIMENTAL & HYBRIDS

GUILHERME BERGAMINI
Contractions

EMILY CARR
Side Effects: A Poetry Quiz

LATON CARTER
Operetta for Barbara Donald

AIDAN FUREY
The Sapling Test

SABRINA GASKILL
Lance
Old Medicine

KEVIN MOFFETT
Some Company

J. PASCUTAZZ
Otter and Possum in Winter

CLAIRE POLDERS
Guidelines for Non-Americans on Writing a Classic American Story

BRANDON RUSHTON ✪ Experimental & Hybrids Editors' Choice
Milankovitch Cycles

 

 

POETRY

MILLICENT BORGES ACCARDI
Considered to Have Magic Power
In Salty Humidity

BRANDON AMICO
Growing Cold
I Wish Every Day Were Black Friday

MARY ARDERY
Keeping Our Dinner Reservation After The Doctor Refers My Sister To An Oncologist
Night Group
Sleepover Montage

MARGARITA CRUZ
Billowing

ROBIN GOW
Angler Fish
Herring
Shark

SHAUN HALLOWAY
A Fake Signature on Fake Documents
The Penguins in Antarctica

ELLEN HAGAN
Google Search
To both girls dipping bread in bowls of savory black beans in the Condesa—Mexico City, April 2019
Search the Distance

LYD HAVENS
Do you believe in rock & roll?
[Static]
Things I know to be true // maybe

MAURICE MANNING
Like Flicks of Flame

CARRIE OEDING ✪ Poetry Editors' Choice
If I Could Give You a Line
I Would Give You A Drawn Line

D. ERIC PARKISON
Pessimist's Volta

JADE RIORDAN
Jar of Night
There Is No Daylight
We Whittle Silver

OLAJIDE SALAWU
Aliou Kande at Point Zero
Another Cavalry
Aubade for the Children at Randa

RIKKI SANTER
The most important thing / is that everyone who wants a catapult gets a catapult
Weekend Tectonic

 

 

FICTION

DANIEL J. CECIL ✪ Fiction Editors' Choice
Recollecting the Field of Corn

LEE KLEIN
The Black Opal Ring

RAE MONROE
The Maple on Murray

ERIC BRYAN
The Road to Hell and Tallahassee

NAZLI KARABIYIKOGLU
In Illo Tempore

 

 

CREATIVE NONFICTION

KAREN EMBRY
Where I Live

ELIOT HUDSON ✪ Creative Nonfiction Editors' Choice
Eves of Louisiana

JULIA KOETS
Azalea
Q&A with Miracle Monocle

MICHAEL P. MORAN
Faith and Miracles

KENT SHAW
I Am In Love With A Database

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE COMPETITIONS

ADAM BYKO Winner of the Miracle Monocle Award for Ambitious Student Writing
Take Care

G. BERNHARD SMITH Winner of the Miracle Monocle Award for Innovative Writing
The Red Bus to San Pedro

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE REVIEWS: FIVE NEW BOOKS OF POETRY

A Letter from Our Assistant Editor

BRANDON AMICO’S DISAPPEARING, INC.
Reviewed by Laura Esparza

LISA AMPLEMAN’S ROMANCES
Reviewed by Taylor Thompson

JOHN JAMES’S THE MILK HOURS
Reviewed by Adam Yeich

REBECCA LEHMANN’S RINGER
Reviewed by Amy Dotson

ANDREW RIHN’S REVELATION
Reviewed by Jack Smith

 

 

VISUAL ART

MARIEKEN COCHIUS
Selections from A Space Once Occupied, Now Empty

JOANNA MYLES
Just
Listen
Understand

LETITIA QUESENBERRY Cover Artist
Selections from Hyperspace 17

C.R. RESETARITS
Gender Studies 2
Residence