Excerpt from Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression. Copyright © 2019 by Teresa Wong. Reprinted by permission of Arsenal Pulp Press.

“How to Leave Her” and “Moment in Which the Self Moves under Song” from Red Channel in the Rupture by Amber Flora Thomas, Red Hen Press, 2018. Copyright © 2018 by Amber Flora Thomas. 

“The Night I Wore the Purple Dress” from Rewilding by January Gill O’Neil, CavanKerry Press, 2018. Copyright © 2018 by January Gill O’Neil.


art credits

“Legs” © Mark Knobil, CC BY 2.0 via Flickr; “Carry” © Ethan Haddox via Unsplash; “The Cool Girl’s Guide to Contortion” © Olenka Kotyk via Unsplash; “Inextricably Bound” © Tali Weinberg; “Canto for Angels” © Tory Tarpley; “Ouro Preto” © Kinzy Janssen; “Fake IDs” © Alex Holyoake via Unsplash; Art © Julie Buffalohead (A Little Medicine and Magic, 2018, 52 x 72 inches (overall), oil on canvas, collection: Denver Art Museum, photo credit: Bockley Gallery; Six Pack Colonialism, 2018, 29.25 x 82 inches (overall), oil on canvas, courtesy of the artist and Bockley Gallery, photo credit: Bockley Gallery; Indifferent, 2017, 29.5 x 59 inches, acrylic, ink, and pencil, collage on Lokta paper, collection: Yale University Art Gallery, photo credit: Bockley Gallery); front cover and Dance feature by George Echevarria, © Rosie Herrera; “Parkway” © Adam Marcucci via Unsplash; back cover and Feature © Kinzy Janssen.