Creative Submissions

Meeting Anger

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written By: Liner Nuñez Her Spirit was trying to return into her body, to feel, to understand. Her body explained to eight year old Nina that it is safe for Spirit to  come [...]

before they arrived

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Written By: Sydney Valerio before they arrived el zapatero y el barbero used to be part of people’s weekly routine I’d watch the regulars go into their shops from my [...]

Reflection

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

photo by: Bianca Garcia Chase I am a spitting image of my mother every step I take mirrors hers Where her left hand moves, my right hand follows each sound she makes, my [...]

Dominican Girls

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written By: Anna Gabriela  Sometimes, I wonder how much I would know If I had White heritage Dominican girls lose their curls at 4 and go back to natural at 19 They come [...]

Dear poem/book/text/whatever

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dear poem/book/text/whatever,   In reading about the Spanish colonization of the West Indies the last few months, a golden tint overcasts the cones of my retinas. [...]

In The Time Of Heartache

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written by: Lorraine Avila Mama used to tell me stories to scare me into keeping my legs closed. One was about the time Petan ran her into a rushed arranged marriage with [...]

my gender is (not) your colonial project

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

my gender is (not) // your   colonial   project By: Juliany Taveras   i am one of three daughters.   long dark hair frames our faces like static electricity and [...]

Modern New Yorker – Visual Essay

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By: Naiomy Guerrero Photo by Naiomy Guerrero I felt fear, and did it anyway. Thankfully, Google Maps had taken us right up to the seaport. Born and bred in New York City and [...]

Liquid Mines

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By Amaris Castillo Drops hit the children like bullets, except they cause no harm. The rain pounds and pounds on them, and on everything in the alley – empty [...]

Good Hair

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By Guadalís Del Carmen See, they didn’t tell us that we had that good hair. That, magical, mood ring hair. That hair was strong. That hair that stands tall, full [...]
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