• Two headshots of people looking at the camera. On the left, a person with long hair and brown skin wears a red leather jacket with her arm draped over a red couch. On the right, a person with glasses, long beaded earrings, and lop gloss, leans back against a wall.
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    The literal – and literary – futures we build

    Briarpatch editor Saima Desai talks to two judges of our Writing in the Margins contest about Idle No More and MMIWG, ethical kinship, writing queer sex, and their forthcoming work.

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    Visions of the Future

    At the heart of all social movements is imagination. Can the genre of visionary fiction be a conduit for organizing and radically re-envisioning a just future?

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    The Art of the Possible

    Yutaka Dirks interviews our creative writing contest judges.