Meet the 36 writers selected for Lucky Jefferson’s breakthrough issue.

Read a note on this issue from our Founder.

poetry

Nancy MeyerColor Myself
Jeff PearsonResurrected Dodge Colts
Thomas BazarIn Memoriam
Jake ChaseMissed Beats
Geoffrey PhilpOneg Shabbat
Andrew AulinoA Feral One
Susan Love BrownThe Stranger In My Mirror
Amanda MoodyThis Golden Age + Narcissus’ Smile
Samantha MelamedThe Nature of Everything
James McKee, Trust Me, I’ve Done This Before
Benjamin GreenEmptiness & Complexity
Jenine BainesDon’t Write Me Off
Sharon SchollThoughts and Prayers
Jennifer LentferThe Bed
Janet PowersConnections + Railroad Tracks
Brent WhiteHome of the Heart
Demree McGheeIn Which Bikini Kill Lets Me Feel Okay With Being An Angry Black Woman
James KellyWhere do you live? + Easter Sunday Afternoon
Geoffrey Aitkencurrent amplification factor(y)
Alicia Byrne KeaneCrying af + She moves w a purpose
Jeanine StevensSnow Heart
Alan McCallA Young and Supple Wire
Katheryn MenssenHope
Lauren Elaina ChildsBack to The Moon
Ahoefa AnanoukoChurch
Mia RenéHazel Heroin(e)
Paul LunaireWorkingman’s Dread
Labrador Inuk Ella Nathanael AlkiewiczWhat’s in a name?
Imogen BylinskyThe Little Sister
Joshua LipsonBurning + Metamoderna
Aidan Wolff-KingBleeding Hearts Blooming in the Backyard
Jordyn N. FarrellThe First Time + Summer
Jeff EngelageA Lonely Fortress
Von WiseInterview
Cooper YoungThe Graveyard with Rusted Gates


flash fiction

Jeffrey Schmidt, Andrew Jackson Greer