issue 53 contributors


grace novarr (her)



Grace Novarr is the poet of "October II" in issue 53.


g. n. is a reader and writer based in her bedroom in nyc. she always has photobooth open on her laptop. 

kristine ann gajitos (her)


Kristine Ann Gajitos is the poet of "Calico", "Left Behind", & "4am" in issue 53.


Kristine is a stay-at-home mom from the Philippines who has a passion for writing. While writing is her first love, she struggles to put words on paper as she battles with bipolar disorder. Still, she tries to see the good things in life, and to cultivate words to touch those around her. 

sam sicilia (her)


Sam Sicilia is the poet of "4am" in issue 53.

... and isn't always as emotional as her poetry makes her out to be. She studied literature, and is now teaching it. 

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