Summer 2017
Vol. 6 No. 2

I live life with a live explosive lodged firmly in my brain.
— Steven Noël, "Vertical Relief"

Alex Barr knows there's an ocean in the sky.
Victoria Chiu heard it first from her mother.
Steven Noël doesn't own a car for this reason.
Sofia Parrila flips through childhood photographs.
Jenny Winters thinks the boy looks like Saturday Night Fever.

Other writers featured in this issue include Alex Allen, James Collier, Gavin Doyle, Maya Gupta, Brittney Hubley, Elise Hyrak, Scott Jackshaw, Harshbir Singh Kang, Ariel Kroon, Austen Lee, François V. Pageau, and Hannah Schmakeit.

Accolades
Maya Gupta's essay, "May It All Be Poetry," won Gold in the Emerging Writer category, Austen Lee's poem, "The Un-selfie Project" won Gold in the Poetry category, Jenny Winters' story, "The Pillar," was nominated in the Fiction category, and Gavin Doyle's essay, "Immaculate Wall," was nominated in the Emerging Writer category at the 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards.