(Issue 12) Poetry Feature: Katerina Canyon

Katerina Canyon is an Award Winning Poet, Best Selling Author, civil rights activist, and essayist. She will be releasing her new poetry collection ‘Surviving Home’ in November 2021, published by Kelsay Books. Surviving Home is a reflection on African American heritage and up-bringing, racism, and abuse. Concisely arresting and challenging the beliefs of family and … Read more(Issue 12) Poetry Feature: Katerina Canyon

Hair Stories: (Stephanie)

Photography by Vanessa dos Santos, Interview by Carolina Meurkens This month, we had the pleasure of interviewing Mixed Mag Food Editor Stephanie Eyocko about her hair journey. Stephanie is Cameroonian born, Texas turned and is passionate about locally-grown food and locally-sourced stories. Read our interview below, where Stephanie talks about her experience coming into her … Read moreHair Stories: (Stephanie)

When You Go Buy Oranges by Maya Sistruck

When you go to buy oranges on Martha’s Vineyard, don’t take the 10am ferry. The boattraffic at that time will be terrible—crowds of burly fishermen, sticky children, and wivesin feathery hats will swarm the port of Oak Bluffs, desperate to start their day. Thecarousel will have just opened for the summer, off-tuned music and candy-colored … Read moreWhen You Go Buy Oranges by Maya Sistruck

An Intro to Shadow Work by Nancy Azcona

I. A few months ago I wrote the first article of a series I wanted to continue for the rest of the year called Reclaimed. The first one was about my body then shortly after, I relapsed on all of my EDs, felt like a fraud, and abandoned the series. And that is the reason … Read moreAn Intro to Shadow Work by Nancy Azcona

O Evangelho do Diabo (Pt 3) by Fran Attié

Chico Rex A bird falls from the sky right outside the house of a boy who will become a preacher to tame his fellow-man. He rushes to the bird, who dies in his hand, so green, he’s never seen such colors. He wants to care for it, but his mother shows him the bird’s heart … Read moreO Evangelho do Diabo (Pt 3) by Fran Attié

Dangerous Day by Anthony David Vernon

INT. DETECTIVE MARSHALL FRANK’S OFFICE – DAY There is wall calendar that is dated December 15, 1979. MARSHALL FRANK, a middle aged detective is sat at his organized desk with an empty ash tray looking over case files. While looking over the case files, Marshall’s facial expression is simultaneously stern and saddened. A knock on … Read moreDangerous Day by Anthony David Vernon

Tiny Laughs: Web Series

Created by Laura Rivas and Rukshan Thenuwara A queer Latina architect meets a struggling Asian comic who’s just come out…as unemployed, their instant spark sends them on a humorous and heartwarming journey through the city of dreams. From the creators: This series is a love story to Los Angeles and echoes our journey through the … Read moreTiny Laughs: Web Series

“Pare De Sufrir” by Jarina De Marco & Esty

Eclectic pop-based, yet genre-bending laced artists Jarina De Marco and Esty come together on latest single “Pare De Sufrir,” an empowering dance track fueled by the freeing nature of leaving bad love behind. Blending their keen sense of avant garde fashion and mastery of fusion sounds, the Dominican duo combine their magical forces to produce … Read more“Pare De Sufrir” by Jarina De Marco & Esty

Horror and Hysteria in Hip Hop: the Use of Music as a Way to Reclaim the Demonization of Blackness by Trinity Townsend

Illustration by Andrea Miranda Music and theatrical performance have gone hand-in-hand for as long as entertainment has been a pastime for humans. Melodies paired with visuals enhance the emotions of a film and when done correctly, music can bring a film to life. By a creator tapping into our brains audio and visual sensory receptors, … Read moreHorror and Hysteria in Hip Hop: the Use of Music as a Way to Reclaim the Demonization of Blackness by Trinity Townsend

Colin in Black and White: Review by Maya Paco

It’s only in certain cases that I feel moved enough to take out my computer and write about a television show. The last time I felt the inspiration to comment on something I watched, was after the first episode of Ryan Murphy’s Pose. I am again moved with the tingled feeling of WOW during the … Read moreColin in Black and White: Review by Maya Paco

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