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ISSUE 18, SPRING 2022

EXPERIMENTAL & HYBRIDS

LUCY TALBOT ALLEN
219: The Furies House

JUDE DEXTER
Dad It's Me, Your Son: I Want to Be A Woman, or a Portrait of the Artist as V. Pugh

SAMUEL FISHMAN
Dictionary of Antisemitism: A Belated Response to Bishop Richard Williamson

J.I. KLEINBERG
before
everyone
the bird

JULIE LUNDE
Three Pieces From the Catalogue of the Gallery of Impossible Arts

CAROLYN OLIVER
Mercy

KATRINA PAPOUSKAYA
Girl on Pavement
Rewrites with a Future Partner

BRAD ROSE
Change the Locks
Could Always be Worse

JOHN TALBIRD
Terrible Positions
Faith and Guts
The Clumsiest of Cinematic Techniques

TOM WALSH
Filing a Missing Person Report When You Don’t Really Want to Find the Person Who’s Missing
How to Make Leftover Cupcake Stew for Your Redneck In-Laws on Your 10th Wedding Anniversary

 

 

POETRY

LORELEI BACHT
Acute Failure and Its Attempted Lesson

ELIZABETH J. COLEMAN
Joy Had No Use for E

MICHAEL DOWDY
Palmetto State Armory’s Second Amendment Poetry Contest

AMANDA HARTZELL
Oranges for Breakfast

TOM C. HUNLEY
Downloadable Caffeine

KAREN POPPY
Better Mother

DANI PUTNEY
Inertia

ANANYA KANAI SHAH
Aftermath

ADAM TAVEL
Daedalus in His Delirium
People Scrambling to Get Away from a Person with Leprosy

 

 

FICTION

ANNE FREIER
The Greenhouse

FRANCES KOZIAR
Dreaming Beauty

IAN LINDSAY
When I Go Back

LENA MAHMOUD 
The Beguiling Ghoul

JESSICA STARICKA
Swamp Story

 

 

 

CREATIVE NONFICTION

PATRICK CARRICO
Gigs

NETTIE FARRIS
French Street
My Uncle Mel
The Carter Farm

DÉSIRÉE JUNG
H

ROWAN MACDONALD
Cloud Cover

KC PEDERSEN
When the Witches Stopped Singing

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE COMPETITIONS

STEVE WILSON Winner of the 2022 Calvino Award for Fabulist Fiction
Ted

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS

Nicky Beer’s Real Phonies and Genuine Fakes
Reviewed by Brady Alexander

Siân Griffiths’s The Sum of Her Parts
Reviewed by Ayaat Ismail

Rachael Inciarte's What Kind Of Seed Made You
Reviewed by Ashley Wallace

Tyler Friend’s Him or Her or Whatever
Reviewed by Tessa Pickle

Luke Rolfes’s Impossible Naked Life
Reviewed by Amy Dotson

Matthew Vollmer’s This World Is Not Your Home
Interview by Eli Megibben

Space and Representation in the Literary World
A Digital Roundtable Interview with Gabrielle Ione Hickmon, Lena Mahmoud, and Ellen van Neerven by Ayaat Ismail

 

 

VISUAL ART

JOHN CHANG
Language 4
Language 5

SHELBEY LECO
Desurrection (Cover)
If I Only Had Wings
Portrait of Ners

PENG QI
Flashing Body
Flashing Eye
Flashing Leo