Winter 2018

Poetry

Coital Exposure–Vi Khi Nao

Three Poems–Kailey Alyssa

this highly flammable 1970s neon orange two-piece suit set–Zoe Nefouse

Three Poems–Zack Corpuz

Nonfiction

The Search for Non-Capitalist Pleasure by Ansley Clark

Queering a Path through the Universe: Sex & Love in Sci-Fi by Courtney E. Morgan

Feminized Rastafar-I, Adaptive Diaspora, and Embodied Resistance in Marcia Douglas’ The Marvelous Equations of the Dread by Stephanie Couey

Fiction

Rua do Salitre by Ian E. Watts

 

IMAGE by Mish mishmurphy.com

Spring/Summer 2017

Poetry

Poems by Willy Palomo

Gemini Rising—Poems by Christie Ann Reynolds

Press Play by Lexi Schwartz

THE LIT LINES OF YOUR PALM [IN THE ONLY DARK WE KNOW OF THE ROOM] by Michael Wasson

 

Essays

Dear FetLife Tourist: An Open Letter by AB

I Don’t Want to Look How They Want Me to Look: On Tininess and Sexuality by Ansley Clark

 

Fiction

Exiting on Bell Road—Flash by Doni Shepard

 

Erotica

When I See His Pretty Eyes by Jelly Zhang

We Won’t Be Silent–Voices Raised Against Hate

January 20, 2017 Issue

On this Inauguration Day, we are raising our voices for justice, equality, diversity, unity and empathy.

 

Essays

Mariam Williams “Radical Self-love: Writing Intimate Spaces in the Trump Era”

Loie Merritt “in the orchard of unmentionable”

Alysia Sawchyn “Feeling the World Askew”

Courtney Udischas “Un-President-Ed: The Trauma of Trump”

Eric Mueller “On Dick: How Materialism Caught Up with My Queer Life”

Caitlin Scarano “Tell Me How to Be”

Rose Heredia “No Time for Apathy: Processing the 2016 Election”

 

Poetry

Vanessa Angélica Villarreal “BALLOT BALLET BULLOT BULLET”

Jessica Lawson “Oath of Softest”

Torrin Greathouse “Body/Language”

 

Fiction

Erin Armstrong “A Southern Mythology: Tales from Georgia”

 

Interview

with Jennifer Williams, creator of “The Better Feminism Workbook”

 

IMAGE: Shepard Fairey, www.theamplifierfoundation.org

Fall 2016 Issue

Poetry

Emma Erickson

Joy Ladin

Caitlin Scarano

Scherezade Siobhan

Essays

Modern Love and the Trouble with Soulmates, by Melissa Brooks

Why Audrie and Daisy is Required Viewing in a Age of Slut Shaming and “Locker Room Talk”, by Courtney Morgan

Bad Mommy–a Flash Memoir, by Diana Odasso

Fiction

Layover, by Colter Ruland

Interviews

“There Is No Normal”: A Chat with Couples Therapist Jane Ryan on Sexuality and Relationships, by Ansley Clark

Recipes

Pico de Gallo

Other

Call for Submissions for Spring

Tiny Dictators and Purple Lattices–A personal essay

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Tiny Dictators and Purple Lattices

by Rose Hawthorn

It was 2 a.m. and I had just peed behind a dumpster in a parking lot. My shoe was in the wrong place at the wrong time and small wet dots speckled its toe. Away from the dumpster, I pulled my pants down for a second time, just enough to show a guy I barely knew a purple latticed bruise covering my right ass cheek. “Holy shit!” he said. We were drunk.Continue Reading

Aphrodisical Recipe: Peruvian Ceviche

aphrodisiac recipe

 

Chef Eileen RichardsonEileen Roscina Richardson is The Thought Erotic’s chef-in-residence, and a true fermentation enthusiast and certified Natural Foods Chef. Eileen discovered her passion for food, fermentation and health at a permaculture ranch in Costa Rica six years ago. She attended culinary school at Denver’s Nutritional Therapy Institute and has since helped in the development of various commercial fermented products, started a fermentation education business, written a variety of recipes, completed a fermentation focused residency with author Sandor Katz and founded the culinary seed company, Grown Home, with her partner Stephen.