Nick Briz dives into digital fingerprints for our second issue's cover. Author Ingrid Burrington opens up the world of prison email. We interview Nathan Jurgenson about what's on his mind right now. Alex Beattie reviews Stand out of our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy, James Williams's new book. And that's just the beginning! We also have three new short stories and five poems.
Each July we put out a special theme issue, and this year we bring you our “Keepsakes” edition. Work by Maria Browning, Cindy Carlson, Natalie D-Napoleon, Ed Doerr, Richard Goodman, Gail Griffin, Mark Liebenow, Anne Moul, Mindy Haskins Rogers, and Andrea Tate.
Isthmus Issue 7 is now available online. Read new fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from Brenda Miller, Nanette Rayman, Graham Todd, John Sibley Williams, Saul Alpert-Abrams, José Luis Gutiérrez, Alison Condie Jaenicke, Charles Rafferty, David Mohan, Benjamin Wagner, and Sophia Veltfort.
Calvin Celebuski's "A Legend Is Born" packs lots into a short space, and Devin Taylor befriends a summer squash in his poem "These Things—They Just Happen." T. S. McAdams explores "Creaturehood in Contra Costa County." Gary Moshimer returns with his flash story "Lar-a-bowl," and Alex Pickens appears with his sonnet "Stardumb." Terry Tierney explains "That Buzzing in Your Ear" in flash.
Headwaters: In celebration of America's rivers