Storytelling is one of the oldest and most accessible tools used to share culture and experiences over generations.
But telling our own stories, and sharing our own experiences in our own words, is also a means of empowerment and self-affirmation – especially when our voices have been marginalized for as long as we can remember.
by Chroma Chola // illustration by Marko Emigrantov_na Kvirenko /// A coffee cup lay on a stack of charts, its contents spiraling outwards. Computer screens nearby were beeping rapidly. One of the scientists picked up the coffee cup, emptied it in one gulp and wrote a report on his iPad.
by Julia Saragos // illustrations by Lena Dirscherl /// our last kiss
– fumbling and strange – in a spanish airport bathroom – she
by aabbchot aabbaadd aabbswallow // illustration by Jespa Jacob Smith /// I’m trapped in my silence, – I don’t tell anyone about my alarm, – I know why I am in this situation, – thoughts constantly recur, remind me. I’ve developed and actioned plans,…
by Jocelyne Rigal // illustration by LITA /// Family is a strange thing to me… I like to think my friends constitute some sort of a chosen family. As an only child, I have…
Submission deadline: December 31st, 2019
We accept fictional and biographical work. Submissions can be written, drawn, photo essays, made into a film, song, or installation. Please get in touch if you have a certain idea, but are not sure if it fits the topic or if the form will work.