Folk

issue 2

IN THIS ISSUE: A PLAGUE OF BEETLES, ULTIMATE GRAND SUPREME, BIG SKY COUNTRY, THE Whole Unprecious, #NOTYOURTONTO, GOLDFISH OBITUARIES, AND A WOMAN GROWS GILLS.

To us, Folk is a collective of the human landscape; its clans, tribes, kinships, and legacies. But the collective is made up of individuals. We are isolated within our own perspective; it’s only by sharing, creating, writing and bearing witness that we can find out how it feels to be any particular person within the whole of Folk. [… read more]

Essays & Ethnographies

Rebecca Hazelwood
On Beauty
photo essay

Nicholas Mancuso
Goldfish Obituaries

Thomas Maschio
New Guinea Fishing Song
coming soon

 

Fiction

Meredith Luby
A Thing In Motion

Caleb Ludwick
Slack
coming soon

Kinfolk

guest-edited by Joy Priest

Raquel Salas Rivera
MISI BIUTIKWEEN BOT
a selfie series

Scherezade Siobhan
anam cara
maghrib
poetry

Clay Shields
Gary’s Bop
Belly
poetry

Scribble Scholar
CNF

Rebecca Saltzman
Shiva for Aunt Ruby
fiction

Danni Quintos
1991 And We Flew For Days
Possible Reasons…
poetry

Sophia Terazawa
During the Fall
Career Goals in Exile
The Currency of War
poetry

Barfolk

guest-edited by Sonya Vatomsky and Sam Slaughter

Folklore

edited by Anna Kovatcheva and Melissa R. Sipin

Ploi Pirapokin
Friedrich’s Thumb
fiction

Elizabeth Pearl
Leaf Girl
fiction

Benjamin Goldberg
Parable of the Air House
Church of the Strewn Pharmaceudicals
poetry

Michael Wasson
Inside Out
fiction

Brenda Mann Hammack
Hag Stone
fiction

Shira Erlichman
Kill the Sister
poetry

Annalise Mabe
Dreams We Tried To Tell You
poetry

Ashely Adams
Crotalus Horridus
fiction

Amanda Ngoho Reavey
from Acheron
poetry

Casey Patrick
Echo(II)
poetry

Lizi Gilead
Yellow
poetry

Janice Sapigao
Mistaken
A Choose-Your-Own Adventure Hip Hop Star Story

Vickie Vertiz
Ruda: Ten Remedies
a play

Gala Mukomolova
Case of the Unkind Cut
poetry

Branden Boyer-White
The Exhibit
fiction

Melissa R. Sipin
On Mythologizing & Autofiction: Movement(s) of (Poetic) Identity
craft essay*

Anna Kovatcheva
Writing Weird Stuff That Matters
craft essay*

* denotes staff writing