Recent work

Issue 18.1 features work from Matthew Baker, John Blair, Ronda Piszk Broatch, Brad Crenshaw, Deirdre Lockwood, Donna Miscolta, Erwin Ponce, Nina Smilow, Melissa Studdard, and Michael Thériault.

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2022 Bodice Ripper Contest

Pacifica is proud to present our 2022 Bodice Ripper Contest, judged by Peter Mountford! Winner receives $500 cash monies and publication in Pacifica. For details, how we’re defining “Bodice Ripper,” and how to submit, check out our submission page.

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Issue #14

PROSE

Rita Ciresi Some Things You Can Ask Me /// Jen Corrigan Accommodating /// Ryan Habermeyer The Inheritors /// Tyler Sones The Right Place /// Emily Townsend There’s Nothing Past This /// Francine Witte When Zac, 32, Strolls in IRL

 

POETRY

Ellen Adams searched /// Yvonne Amey The Way I Can’t Breathe When I Think of You /// Josh Bettinger Waltz of the White Bird A Cloud Against the Sky /// Nicholas Brown Anyone Going Already Knows What’s Gone /// Erika Jo Brown Delovely /// Kristene Kaye Brown All My Lottery Tickets Are Duds /// Charlotte Covey What I’ve Learned /// Teri Ellen Cross Davis A Black Woman Gets a Window Seat on Aer Lingus /// Darren C. Demaree bone requires bone #13-15 /// Rita Feinstein Persephone Waits for Spring /// Heikki Huotari Another Aftershock /// Denise Jarrott Big Stone Lake /// Patrick Kindig summer, like a nosebleed /// Mingpei Li Still Life With Splenectomy /// Autumn McClintock Taxol /// Mary Mussman Rue du Cherche-Medi /// Megan Paranich The Industry of Edmonton /// Kelly R. Samuels Perceived Distance /// John Sibley Williams Brevity

 

2018 FICTION CONTEST WINNER + HONORABLE MENTION

Kathryn Hill Berried (W)

Rebecca Keller Experimental Methods (HM)

 

2018 POETRY CONTEST WINNER

Tracy May Fuad An Abridged History of Buttons

 

ART

Ashley Kuo & Nicci Yin /// Dacdac

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