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Did you pick up the conchas that I asked for?” Filomena hollered to her sister over the noise of the television.

“Turn off that shit. Dr. Alexander is a eugenicist D Corp shill.” Luce said, tossing the conchas on Filomena’s lap.

“This episode’s about the,” Filomena dra...

October 13, 2018

In his final flash of freedom, Henry Mullins saved the life of his three year-old niece, Caroline. A little-known fact about Parkinson’s is that rarely—and for only a moment—the pressures of life can make the disease disappear.   

Over eight years Henry's body had...

October 12, 2018

Chanlina waited until nighttime to take the files. She had worked late, staying behind after the others had left the office. This would not attract attention—she frequently worked into the evening, as Mr. Yi’s bad health meant she had to do more for him. (Also, working...

October 12, 2018

Sopher forceps are used in dilation & evacuation abortions to dismember second-trimester children in the womb. For this piece, they have been used to tear apart photo negatives. "Dilation & Evacuation" invites viewers to reflect upon how abortion destroys entire lifeti...

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1st Place Winners

When others drove with their headlights on

and tied yellow ribbons onto trees

we wore black and walked to school.

When torches lit, and oil fields bur...

1st Place: Inside the Beast

October 13, 2018

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October 13, 2018

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