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SHORT STORIES: Boots

Chyna and Elliegh had come out to the city from the Midwest.  Pretty, vapid girls who wished to trade their looks for a chance at partying and playing with the glitterati of the town.  Musicians were their first choice but actors would do.…

POETRY SPOTLIGHT: Hanna Abi Akl

Who are you? Lebanese-English writer. Poet. Novelist. Looking to stay drunk on words. Where can we read more from you? hannaabiakl.wordpress.com Outcast Always on the receiving end Of brutal beat downs And scathing attacks Handed down to me…

POETRY SPOTLIGHT: Jerrod Schwarz

Who are you? Jerrod is the co-founder of Driftwood Press. His work has appeared in HOOT, The Fem, and many others. He lives in Florida. He hates sweating. It's an ongoing issue. Where else can we find you? driftwoodpress.net Let's Prepare…

9 Most Anticipated Books of 2017

After the political and social disaster that was last year, I think 2017 is trying to be good to us by giving us plenty of new literature to stick our noses into. There are some big names hitting bookshelves over the next twelve months, as…

SHORT STORIES: A Portrait

Autumn was creeping in. It was obvious in the rich orange that the city had turned, and the gentle breeze that blew around Harriet’s shoulders as she sat bolt upright on the hard wooden chair. “I wish I’d brought a pillow,” she declared…

POETRY SPOTLIGHT: Jeffrey Endsley

Who are you? A high school student who loves writing stories and poems. Some Days Some days I would hear footsteps closer to me, And when I woke up I saw that human again, controlling me. Some days another human was next to the other,…

SHORT STORIES: Father McKenzie

‘Father McKenzie Wiping the dirt from his hands as he walked from the grave No one was saved.’ Eleanor Rigby (Lennon-McCartney, 1966) “The Mass is ended. Go in peace.” But of course they didn’t. Because they hadn’t been there in the first…