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Marcus Whalbring’s third collection (A Concert of Rivers) appeared in 2021 from Milk & Cake Press. His poems have appeared in The Cortland Review, Abyss & Apex, Spry, Pittsburgh Quarterly and others. His fiction is forthcoming from Spaceports & Spidersilk. He earned his MFA from Miami University. He lives in Indiana with his wife and kids.


Current Issue
27 May 2024

It’s true, I’m older now than I’ve ever been, she thinks, lantern readied in hand. “I know you’ll be the one, Child, who can save them.”
At home, he takes off his makeup and pours 1 tsp active dry yeast into a glass mixing bowl.
Between were-tigers, -panthers and even -reindeer, the metamorphosing, animalistic female figure has a long and winding history behind it. It is a complicated story that can only really be made sense of from an intersectional perspective, recognising the need of patriarchal societies to cast its disruptors in the twin categories of “other,” cultural and sexual. Yet crucially, the very attraction of these stories, their wide appeal among viewers, readers and listeners across times and places, also inevitably opens up space for ambiguous sympathies and counternarratives.
Wednesday: Churn by Chloe Chun Seim 
Friday: Calypso by Oliver K. Langmead 
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