divination, art creation, and schizophrenia: a personal essay on craft
Feb 22, 2021
"There comes a time when you have no choice but to turn towards divination as a way of understanding the world for certain folks..."
in defense of the black zoom screen square
Feb 15, 2021
"As a child, I could never sit still at my desk in school..."
the wild woman: the beginning
Feb 8, 2021
"We know them as Wild Women, Healers and Wise women, Queens, goddesses."
the work doesn't stop here
Jun 8, 2020
"Dear Monsters, At Monstering, we have always been dedicated “to upholding and uplifting diverse voices...”
interview with Lexie Bean, author of much-needed novel, "The Ship We Built"
Jun 1, 2020
"...To start off, congratulations, not just on the debut novel, but to release such a poignant sentiment at such polarizing times!..."
the darkness in children's literature
May 25, 2020
"I often introduce myself as “Caroline from North Carolina,” a simple device that helps people remember both my name and where I’m from..."
May 18, 2020
"...These are turbulent times we live in. We cling to hope—to family and friends; to Zoom calls; to Netflix watchalongs—and wait to see what each new day has in store for us..."
May 18, 2020
"on my good days, i liken myself to a water faucet:..."
beyond "free the nipple"
May 17, 2020
Julian Van Horne
"Instagram is home to more than a billion users worldwide..."
review of "millicent"
May 19, 2019
"Mariel Fechik’s new chapbook, Millicent, is a lyrical work which explores several central themes, including the speaker’s family (particularly the maternal side) and their Jewish identity..."
a monster finds herself: how witchcraft and monsters came to be
May 3, 2019
"I know the word “monster” well. In middle grade and high school, I researched topics like mythology, witchcraft, and folklore..."
a letter from the editor-in-chief
Jun 30, 2018
"...You may have noticed we've been on the quieter side of late - there's a reason for that, but rest assured we're hard at work on our second issue..."
ambulatory: how "the little mermaid" shaped my self-image with cerebral palsy
Mar 28, 2018
"Like many other little girls born in 1989, the year that The Little Mermaid was released..."
a borderline's survival kit
Nov 27, 2017
Elizabeth Ruth Deyro
"Ironically, if you want to stay alive, sometimes you have to jump off the edge..."
Nov 15, 2017
"The sixth installment of our column, "Mixes from the Editor..."
words as weapons (sharper than knives)
Nov 6, 2017
"disappointed. disinterested. disengaged. distrust. discarded. disgrace..."
interview with Jill Khoury
Oct 22, 2017
"Rogue Agent is a journal of "embodied poetry and art," a journal that "inhabits the body..."
Oct 18, 2017
"I am running down claustrophobic corridors, all flickering shadows, gunmetal grey sharp-angled walls and low ceilings..."
Oct 15, 2017
"The fifth installment of our column, "Mixes from the Editor..."
review of bad ideas\chemicals
Oct 11, 2017
"Bad Ideas\Chemicals is a book for aliens..."
an open letter to neurotypicals
Oct 4, 2017
"Don't be scared of the 's' word..."
review of mannish tongues
Jun 5, 2017
"jayy dodd's full-length poetry book, Mannish Tongues (Platypus Press, 2017), undoes the contradiction of violence and soft..."
one act play in which we review dalton day's exit, pursued
Jan 9, 2017
"[ME sits in the middle of the high school stage. The house lights are off and there is a dim light coming from the production shop behind the curtain.]..."
Dec 27, 2016
we rise from the bog, skin wet and squelching.
interview with Topaz Winters
Dec 7, 2016
"Emily Yin: To start, can you tell us a bit about your disabilities?..."
Oct 4, 2016
"YOU DON'T THINK I CAN BE A MONSTER?..."
Sep 27, 2016
"The second installment in our series of #monstering hymnals..."
pounds of flesh
Sep 20, 2016
"I think I was born as 3.3 pounds of flesh to sacrifice to Satan..."
Sep 13, 2016
"The first of many #monstering hymnals..."
Sep 6, 2016
"dogs tied up, wired in, jaws, licking chops, parched by the wide desert..."
Aug 30, 2016
"IN MEMORY OF 19 MURDERED AND MANY MORE INJURED IN SAGAMIHARA."
loneliness in five acts
Aug 23, 2016
"i build for myself a person suit, soft and fleshy, pulled too taut, too tight over my scales..."