Fiction 2018 / Spring 2018 / Volume 48

Dinner at Ray’s—Bridget Atkinson Moore

Characters: RAY: Stay at home father VERONICA: Working mother with postpartum depression PATRICIA: Overworked, caring mother JACKSON: Bachelor party man   (An immaculate dining room with a long table and six matching chairs perfectly placed around it. The room is well decorated and all of the paintings, potted plants and knick-knacks on the shelves are … Continue reading

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Review of Japan’s Cultural Code Words—Melissa (Milo) Schmitt

Slang nowadays is changing so drastically, a college student such as myself can’t even keep up. Obviously, slang isn’t just an American thing. In fact, most slang terms are international, they’re just different words with the same, or similar, meanings. I personally traveled to Japan over the summer of 2018 and had to quickly learn … Continue reading

Fiction 2018 / Spring 2018 / Volume 48

The “Craziness Due to Writer’s Block” Aesthetic—Elizabeth Watts

 “I’m gonna slam this laptop against the wall. I swear I fucking will.”     Kazuya Takahashi writes because…well, there really isn’t a “because”. He just does it because somehow he actually likes it, and despite his threat of slamming his expensive laptop against a perfectly innocent wall, he knows that he’s going to continue to write. … Continue reading