Issue 56

Spring/Summer 2023

Poetry by:

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, Chelsea Dingman, Suphil Lee Park, Jose Hernandez Diaz, Remi Recchia, Sihle Ntuli, Terena Elizabeth Bell, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Brent Ameneyro, Martha Silano, Angie Macri, Adam J. Gellings, Sebastian Merrill, and many more.


“Guilty Parties” by Leanne Ma

“After Steady Work Dries up, the Aging B-Movie Queen Reconsiders Fright Night” by Alyson Mosquera Dutemple

“Scrambleface” by John William McConnell

“Patience” by Benjamin Van Voorhis

“Velvet Knob” by William Woolfitt

“Fata Morgana” by Lindsay Starck

Creative Nonfiction:

“Salt River Canyon” by Martha K. Petersen

“Must-See Spots in Boston, MA” by Zach Semel

“Tree Fail” by Kathy Davis

“If Men Had Wings” by Joseph Dante


Portfolio by Jacinto Guevara


Dereliction by Gabrielle Octavia Rucker,
Reviewed by Layla Benitez-James

Flux by Jinwoo Chong,
Reviewed by Nichole LeFebvre

open pit by Jose Antonio Villarán,
Reviewed by Sebastian Stockman

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Salamander Fiction Contest 2022 Results

Winner "The Other Osama," by Hassaan Mirza Second Place "Good New Teeth," by Mark Doyle Finalists "Driftwood," by Josie Tolin "Flame Jumps the Gap," by Matthew Gordon "Inheritance," by Kris…

Salamander Fiction Contest 2021 Results

Winner Nicole Simonsen, "Lucky, Lucky, Lucky" Nicole Simonsen’s short stories have appeared in Booth, Tin House Online, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She teaches at a high school in Sacramento,…

Salamander Fiction Contest 2020 Results

Winner   Jinwoo Chong, "The Lesser Light of Dying Stars" Jinwoo Chong is currently an MFA candidate for fiction at Columbia University, where he serves as Online Editor for Columbia…