Newsprint! Our first foray into print media, this issue is etched onto inky, tactile tabloid newsprint. Featuring (slightly longer/larger) works of prose, poetry, and visual art by Unstamatic contributors new and old.
Newsprint Vol. I
Our first print issue. Printed on tabloid-sized newsprint. 8 pages. Price includes shipping.
Laila Amado writes in her second language, lives in her fourth country, and cooks decent paella. Her stories have been published or are forthcoming in Best Small Fictions 2022, Daily Science Fiction, Milk Candy Review, Café Irreal, No Contact, and other publications. In her free time, she can be found staring at the Mediterranean Sea. Occasionally, the sea stares back. Follow her on Twitter at @onbonbon7.
Barbara Candiotti is a former High Tech Worker who now focuses on photography, art, and writing. Her digital art pieces have been accepted by Phantom Kangaroo, Zoetic Press, Utopia Science Fiction Magazine, Invisible City, Star*Line (Cover Art), Evocations Review Electricspec (Cover Art), ParABnormal (Cover Art), Defunkt Magazine, Illumen Magazine, Cosmic Crime Magazine, Kind Writers, Lily Poetry Review, The William and Mary Review, and The Good Life Review.
Taylor Croteau is an Albuquerque-based (currently) artist and writer. She received her BA from the University of Tennessee, in 2016, and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in 2018. She is a Tin House Winter Workshop alum of 2019. Her work has appeared in HCE Review, Verity La Journal, SMASH Magazine, The TEST Literary Series Anthology of 2019, Surviving the Mic: Surviving Social Distance Zine of 2020, Blue Moth Press, and HerStry.
Bradley David‘s poetry, fiction, essays, and hybrid works appear or are forthcoming in Allium, Anti-Heroin Chic, Terrain, Plainsongs, Exacting Clam, Stone of Madness, and many others. His work can be found at linktr.ee/bradleydavid. Although Bradley is passionately introverted and probably hiding in the garden, you’ll occasionally find him on Twitter @strangecamera and Instagram @mystrangecamera.
Karen Gonzalez-Videla is an Argentinian immigrant living in Florida. You can usually find her somewhere in nature, hiding among the animals and plants. Her writing has been featured in PANK, Menacing Hedge, Paranoid Tree, and other places. You can find her on Twitter at @Gv12Karen or on her website at https://kgonzalezvidela.carrd.co/.
Joseph Lezza is a writer in New York, NY. Holding an MFA in creative writing from The University of Texas at El Paso, his work has been featured in, among others, Variant Literature, The Hopper, Stoneboat Literary Journal, West Trade Review, and Santa Fe Writers Project. His debut memoir in essays, “I’m Never Fine,” is due out February 2023 from Vine Leaves Press. When he’s not writing, he spends his time worrying about why he’s not writing. His website is www.josephlezza.com and you can find him on the socials @lezzdoothis.
Caleb Nichols (he/they) is a writer, musician, and librarian from California, occupying Tilhini, the Place of the Full Moon, the unceded territory of the yak titʸu titʸu yak tiłhini tribe. His poetry has been featured in Hoax, Redivider, 14 Poems, and DEAR Poetry Journal, among other publications and his chapbook “Teems///\\\Recedes” which Chen Chen called “a gorgeous abundance” is out from Kelp Books. Caleb’s debut solo album Ramon, a queer rock opera based on the Beatles song “Mean Mr. Mustard,” is out on Kill Rock Stars, and he is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Bangor University in Wales. Caleb also owns and operates the SLO Book Bike, a queer-owned, bike-powered, pop-up bookshop in San Luis Obispo, and works as a librarian at Cal Poly State University.
Olivia Serio earned a degree in English & Creative Writing from Washington College in 2017 and is currently working toward her Masters in Modern and Contemporary Fiction from the University of Westminster. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming in THAT Literary Review, Funicular Magazine, Texas Review Press, Landing Zone Magazine, and others. She currently resides in London with her two cats Jane and Lizzie.
Lloyd Sy lives in Charlottesville, VA, and is a PhD candidate at the University of Virginia’s English department. Lloyd has published at Talking Writing.
Kimberly Vargas Agnese is a Chicana poet from Fresno, California. Her poetry appears in Anacua Literary Arts Journal, Rappahannock Review, SHIFT Magazine and Awakened Voices, among others. Kimberly’s full-length poetry collection, “Red String on a Saguaro Cactus,” was named a finalist for the 2022 Andres Montoya Poetry Prize, awarded through the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. To read more of her work, please visit www.kimberlyvargasagnese.com.
Weatherspoon is a 19-year-old poet, flash fiction author, and Black empowerment essayist. They are the Amazon Bestselling Author of the titles “I Am King,” “To, Too Many Children,” & “The Anniversary of When I Ran Away.” They were recently published in a couple American quarterly fiction magazines called Wilderness House Literary Review and The Dillydoun Review for short stories entitled “Before I Go” and “Ody’s Woes.”
Carter Welch is a young man from West Michigan – a relatively unknown place with dunescapes and a jarring proximity to great water. He goes to school out east and finds it difficult to communicate this land orally, so he relies on poetry to interweave the fantastic with the mundane in such an extraordinary yet confrontationally normal place. He is entering his senior year as a geology student, so the landforms, processes, and constant modifications the Earth self-imposes influence his work.
Based in Borrego Springs, California, Robin Young works in mixed media focusing mostly on collage and contemporary art making. Using magazine clippings, masking tape, wallpaper, jewelry, feathers, foil etc. allows her to develop deep into the whimsical and intuitive. Repurposing a variety of materials into lighthearted and sometimes disquieting messages, Robin’s artistic universe is strange, funky, and sometimes perverse.