Literary Orphans

ISSUE11: Lost Prophet (Lennon)

The Tavern Lantern

Letter 11 from the Editor 2 min
John Lennon Hit Women: A Note from Editors 3 min
Potty by Mel S. 5 min
Mother's Day by John Burgman 15 min
A Year in Stories - an Interview with Matt Potter

17 min
HUSTLE, by Tom Pitts: A Book Review by Editor Mike Joyce 3 min
Tucson Poetry Festival: Interview with Ander Monson and Matthew Conley 6 min
Valentine's Day Moussaka by Anna Susay-Duffy 6 min
Write to Be Tough: A Conversation with Leesa Cross-Smith 12 min
Best of Literary Orphans, Year One Anthology [SELECTIONS] 3 min

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Featured Art

Natalia Drepina – Artist Profile
Denis Olivier – Artist Profile

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Anna March’s Foundlings
Anna March's Foundlings is a column in each issue of Literary Orphans that is an exploration of who we are as we discover ourselves. It is an ongoing look at aspects of our identity. The column features author conversations and interviews, fiction, non-fiction, poetry and assorted other forms. Please click this link to learn more about it!

In this edition, Anna March gives us a piece of from her own heart--a piece of self-discovery and familial anchors, a piece in which she examines the power of naming and how these names impacted who she was and who she wanted to be. A story of shame and redemption. Click below to read this passionate piece.

Anna March - What's in a Name? (A biography of sorts) 20 min

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General Fiction

Rhonda Talbot - Installation Sex 8 min
Tom Pitts - Everyday Hero 5 min
Katrina Prow - Other Than Holding 2 min
Mark Stewart - Becoming a Vegetarian and 2 other micros 2 min
Erika T. Wurth - Mason Snap 20 min
Roland Goity - Tiny's Fifteen Minutes 2 min
Deborah Nedelman- We are sorry for any inconvenience
1 min
David Paine - Car Snakes 2 min
Madiha Khan - Descartes and Me 4 min
Benjamin Eaton - Halloween 1-2 min
Tommy Dean - We Regret to Inform you 1 min
Dennis Thompson - Tony Wilder Essman's Last Mount 1 min
Laura Stout - Shedding Skin 20 min
Elizabeth Elving - It's Better to Know Us 11 min
Ted Gogoll - The Brawler 19 min
Lucy McKee - Search of Self 9 min
Mark McKee Jr - Jacks 3 min
Michael Koenig - Approaching Dawn 5 min
Jack Caseros - Moments of Momentos 2 min
Tabatha Stirling - Miss Angelika March 1 min
Mike Joyce - Just Like Me [STAFF] 4 min

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General Poetry

Simon Perchik - 3 Poems (untitled) 1-2 min
Molly Kat - Warning Label 4 min
W.M. Butler - tropical depressions: 3 poems 1-2 min
Charlotte Hamrick - Loose Ends & The Grappling 1-2 min
Ezra Letra - Win Terrace 1 min
Joyce Chong - Two Poems 1 min
Matthew Burnside - I am a Quantum Sex Wizard 1 min
Mariah Wilson - Two Poems 1 min
David R Gemmell - fuse box & colossus 1 min
Rebekah Veerasammy - THE LAKE NEXT TO OUR HOUSE 1 min
Forester McClatchey - The Tenth Labor 1-2 min
Steven Gulvezan - ALONG THE ANCIENT PATH 1-2 min
Rachelle Shepherd - 2 Poems 1-2 min
Natalie D-Napoleon - the sting of the little things & 1 other poem 2-3 min
Peter Marra - A Flesh Sculpture Of An All American Honeymoon [STAFF] 2 min