Manjari Sharma, photograph

Editor’s Note
Brenna Womer



guest edited by
Jenzo DuQue


Novel Excerpts



Peaches, 1979
Megan Mayhew Bergman

The Night Skiers
Kiran Kaur Saini

Mr. Frog
Alanna Schubach



An American Name
Tracy Lum

Up Home
Anne P. Beatty

Hours of Light
Stephen P. Thomas

Anyone Can Have a Good Time
Douglas W. Milliken

I Want to Go to Svalbard
Hea-Ream Lee


“Thinking, not thinking, sleeping. I helped because I was trying to understand. I helped because I was hoping to see the world through another’s eyes. This is a form of knowledge, I assure myself.”
—S. S. Mandani, “Greater Jihad”