“21N” by Santiago Vargas Cárdenas

On December 4, 2019, I was kidnapped, tortured, and robbed by police officers while photographing a riot in Medellín, Colombia. My story is not unique; there are thousands of similar and even more escalated cases happening here daily. Dylan Cruz, Javier Ordóñez, Janner García, Jaider Brochero, and Miguel Ángel Barbosa are just some of the…

“fast” by Noor Ibn Najam

noor is an experimental poet. she’s received fellowships from Callaloo and The Watering Hole and is a recent resident of the Vermont Studio Center. her poems have been published and anthologized with DIAGRAM, ANMLY, The Academy of American Poets, the Rumpus, Bettering American Poetry, and others.