Porpentine Charity Heartscape is a writer, new media artist, game designer, and dead swamp milf in Oakland. She has exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, is a Sundance Institute and Tiptree fellow, and has been commissioned by Vice and Rhizome. She is the author of With Those We Love Alive, Psycho Nymph Exile, and Eczema Angel Orifice.
We wear the masks long after penguins have been extinguished. By now we are hauntresses, hordes of extinction shuffling along the city streets under the excruciating weathers of this brutal world we’ve inherited. Individually, we are called pinguinos. It’s something to do; the world is depressed and none of us have jobs.
Fiction submissions will close for November-December 2020. This means that the last window for general fiction submissions in 2020 will be October 26-27. Get your stories ready or hold them until January 2021. Fiction submissions for the Palestinian Special issue will open in November 2020!
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