Foglifter is a biannual compendium of the most dynamic, urgent queer writing today.
We’re so excited to announce our brilliant guest editors for Foglifter 8.2! 🌈 Welcome Sahil Mehta (@sahildmehta) as our Fiction Guest Editor, A.A. Vincent (@a.a.vincent) as our Poetry Guest Editor, and Daisuke Shen (@ginsengmasque) as our Hybrid/Nonfiction Guest Editor! Queer and trans writers, don’t miss out on your chance to be read by these brilliant literary artists! Submit your poems, stories, essays, and plays to us by May 1st!. foglifter.submittable.com/submit Image Description: This graphic showcases Foglifter’s guest editors for Issue 8.2 We are welcoming Sahil Mehta as our Fiction Guest Editor, Daisuke Shen as our Hybrid and Nonfiction Editor, and A.A. Vincent as our Poetry Guest Editor. A photo of each of them are at the center of the graphic. The background is a composite of abstract, petal-like multi-colored shapes. A thin white cream-colored square outlines the graphic. ... See MoreSee Less
We could not be more thrilled to announce the winner of the 2023 Start a Riot! Chapbook Prize: Cianga Mwamba’s “Congo, seen from the heavens”! We would also like to congratulate our two finalists, Kevin Madrigal Galindo and Mozell Ward. And of course, a big thank you to this year’s judges, Nefertiti Asanti (@electricfl0wer), Nina Reyes-Rosenberg (@ninaneon), and Shay X Gee (@flaminghotclouds).Cianga Mwamba @ciangapoet is a Congolese poet based in California. Their work aims to disrupt and decolonize language and knowledge.Kevin Madrigal Galindo @kmadrigal is a first generation Chicano hijo de su chingada madre from South San Francisco by way of Zapopan, Jalisco. He is currently reimagining the world with abuelita wisdom, and trying to channel rage into change. His first chapbook “Hell/a Mexican” is out now with Nomadic Press.Mozell is also known as MoMo is a trans-fluid healer. Ze pronouns depend on energy. They believe we hold untold stories in our bodies. Stories deserve expression. Some days Ze is a Twerk Fairy dancing with Sunflowers under the moon night.Image Descriptions: Slide 1: Background photo of flames and water with text upon it. Start a Riot! Logo on the top left, and the Radar Productions, Foglifter, and Still Here SF logos on the bottom of the post.CAPTION: Start a Riot! Chapbook Prize Contest ResultsSelected for Publication: Cinaga Mwamba, “Congo, Seen From The Heavens”FINALISTS: Kevin Madrigal Galindo, “Take Aim.” Mozell Ward, “The Ashé of my Transestors.”Slide 2: Background photo of flames and water with text upon it. Start a Riot! Logo on the top left, and the Radar Productions, Foglifter, and Still Here SF logos on the bottom of the post. CAPTION: Thank you to our judges!Below are three square photos of (left to right) Nefertiti Asanti, Nina Reyes-Rosenberg, and Shay X Gee.End Description. ... See MoreSee Less