College boy with
too much time, reads a page
of Marquez, thinks he’s a genius.
Now, a cold body against cold
Poetry by Eileen Huang
Illustration by Béatrice Bùi
Something like fear structured my feelings around the word
Philippines and whatever it was that connected me to it
Poetry by Michael Janairo
with femme fairies
Writing by shaina agbayani
Illustration by Mara Herrera
The first time:
I raised my question of my intersectionality
Am I Deaf? Am I POC? Am I Queer?
Poetry and illustration by Jessica Leung
then I will withdraw my dripping leg
and you will suck my curly toes,
cuz' remember yellow fever?
Poetry and illustration by Jasper Julia Lim
Boy collects “small exotic things”
Poetry: Nicole Seah
Illustration: Angela Sun
"as if to tell us that this kind of murder is nothing
more than peeling rice off the collarbones of our
Poetry: Helli Fang
Illustration: Flavia Chan
"Then, they want you to laugh at the hilarious accents of your uncles: memorize them while they are enchanted and alive across the dinner table, and then trade them in any inebriated room for your social capital"
Poetry: Geena Chen
Illustration: Elizabeth Matus