New Short story from Abdifatah Shafat, Kenya/USA


We introduce a new story by Abdifatah Shafat, who explores issues of migration and return. His latest offering, “The Final Visit”, traces the experience of a returned son whose appreciation of the land he grew up has been changed by his stay overseas, yet he has never stopped caring about the home  things that matter…

Poems by Silva Merjanian, USA


Silva Zanoyan Merjanian is an internationally published poet residing in California. She released the first volume of her poems Uncoil a Night in 2013, with all proceeds donated to charity. Some of the publications she’s been featured in are: Streetcake Magazine, Miracle-ezine, The Literary Groong, Mad Swirl, The Galway Review, The Artistic Muse, Poet’s Basement…