Photo Essay: Marauders International

“What’s wrong with hip-hop is the system that controls the definition of it. There needs to be more balance on the the airwaves.”

Why Issue BLK?

This article first appeared in Afropunk, under the title “Why I Decided to Feature Black Writers Exclusively in My Literary Magazine.”


Michelle Penaloza’s poetry appeared in Issue II of THIS. She lives in Seattle and is the author of two chapbooks: landscape/heartbreak and Last Night I Dreamt of Volcanoes. This essay originally appeared in The Project Room’s Off Paper.

A Conversation with Shasta Grant & Chris Huntington

Shasta Grant’s flash fiction and Chris Huntington’s poetry appeared in the January inaugural issue of THIS. She is a prose editor of Storyscape Journal and he is author of the award-winning novel Mike Tyson Slept Here. They are also married.