Winter 2021

Ro Daniels

Number 5


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Source Text: “Otkritiye Moskoviye Inostrantsami,” in Moskoviya Vo Predstavleniye Inostrantsev XVI-XVII v, by Georgy Kreskentevich Lukomsky (Berlin: ACADEMIA, 1922)

Ro Daniels is a poet and translator of Russian and Czech. They are a student of Creative Writing at Cambridge University, working on a collection of poetry exploring non-binary gendering and the complications of living as a foreigner. They are interested in using form and foreign-language constructions to depict life in a third space.





Wynne Hungerford - It Comes to This

Jennifer Popa - Pity the Mammal Who Accepted the Blessing That Was Never Hers to Keep

Vincent Yu - Private Illusions



Rooja Mohassessy - First Kiss

E. B. Schnepp - it’s christmas in anne boleyn’s throat

Natasha King - a gate will not remained closed

Despy Boutris - Girlhood

Alison Stine - Planned Community, Southern Ohio

Sean Cho A. - Dogma

Ro Daniels - Number 5


Creative Nonfiction

Amanda Gaines -  Something About Which We Could Talk Forever

Jean Coco - Here, Now


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