Diannely Antigua | “We Never Stop Talking about Our Mothers” | Narrative

Adachioma Ezeano | “You Girls are Good” | Guernica

Caitlin Rae Taylor | “Veil of the Cross” | CRAFT

Morgan Thomas | “Bump” | The Atlantic

Carrie R. Moore | “Surfacing” | The Sewanee Review


Madeline Cash | “Slumber Party” | The Baffler

B. K. Elroy | “Reaching for a Signal” | Joyland

Tia Clark | “All This Want and I Can’t Get None” | Joyland

Aída Bortnik | “Short Little Stories” | Translated by Annette Prekker Levine | Latin American Literature Today


Danez Smith | “I’m Going Back to Minnesota Where Sadness Makes Sense” | Michigan Quarterly Review

Dounia Choukri | “Can’t You Tell the Difference?” | Threepenny Review

Robin Myers | “Poem for Self as Single Mother” | Massachusetts Review


Kevin A. González | “Vieques” | Narrative

Jessica Burstein | “Salinger: The New One” | Raritan

Jaquira Díaz | “Carraízo” | Gulf Coast

Dantiel W. Moniz | “Outside the Raft” | Tin House


Maurice Carlos Ruffin | “Beg, Borrow, Steal” | Kenyon Review

Amit Majmudar | “Picture Postcards from the Cultural Revolution” | Shenandoah

Brenda Peynado | “Fire,” “The Haunting,” “My Debt Collector” |
CRAFT

Cally Fiedorek | “The Arms of Saturday Night” | Narrative

Victoria Alejandra Garayalde | “I Write for You?” | Glimmer Train: “American Dream”

Hananah Zaheer | “Everything Goes Down Easier with Sugar” | Southwest Review

Jackie Thomas-Kennedy | “Tundra” | Crazyhorse