October 2018 Guest Author – Savannah Elyse

  About the Author... Savannah Elyse is from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she works as a nanny by day and writes by night. She is also the Head of Publishing at Quiet Nonsense. Savannah will graduate in April 2019 with a Creative Writing degree from Southern New Hampshire University. Instagram: Savannah_._Elyse   Wisdom   Hazel Ligon looked out of the passenger side door as the countryside zoomed past. Flat grassland lined the empty highway and mountains lurked in the distance. Her fiance’s hand rested on her knee and she looked down at his Rolex, catching the time. 4:45. They’d barely make…

September 2018 Guest Author – Madelyn Parker

  About the Author   Madelyn Parker was born and raised in Oklahoma. Her works have been published in Red Earth Review as well as Petrichor. She will complete her BA in English at Oklahoma City University in May of 2019. Social media links: Twitter: https://twitter.com/madlylyn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madlylyn/ Website: https://madelynparker.wixsite.com/madelyn   SECOND HAND   I   In the wintertime I used to pretend my breath was cigarette smoke, no cough after lengthly sips through two saluted fingers.   I am still that child. Wet, dark, silvery streets of Madrid are the places to strike light.   A man’s cloud of mouth a subtle shout.…