Mia Gallagher's story "Quasimodo" is the story of illness and survival, of families and the workings (and not) of the body.
Presented with illustrations by Kirsten Stolle.
John Biguenet's 'The Other Half' is a darkly comic tale about what happens when class lines become blurred and the gates of Eden are left unlocked.
Presented with illustrations by Tona Wilson.
|Issue 1 | Ballets Russes
Our tribute to the travel, music, art, and spirit of collaboration that was the Ballets Russes in the early 20th century. Our debut spans from Russia to Kosovo to San Francisco to the afterlife. It is a colorful issue filled with art and love, and it can be purchased at any price you name.
with contributions by—Daphne Gottlieb, Peter Vermeersch, Mikhail Shishkin, Leah Triplett, Lightsey Darst, Olivia Cronk, and more.
Price: Pay What You Wish
|Issue 2 | Black Magic
Our contributors get witchy with a literary examination of the hidden, the mystical, and the unknown. From witch trials to ghost stories to a conjuring poem, we plunge into the underworld and return with gifts for our readers.
with contributions by—Megan Abbott, Daphne Gottlieb, Mia Gallagher, Lu Xun, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Ella Maillart, Upendranath Ashk, and more.
Issue 7 | Masculinity
Spolia takes on The Man with our Masculinity issue, devoted to other ways of being a man. Action films, murderers and madmen, priests and gay men, the Great Man and the Victorian Dandy, all find expression here.
with contributions by—
Leonora Carrington, Zak Mucha, Anne Boyer, Daphne Gottlieb, Yinka Shonibare, David McConnell, and more.
|Tarot Card Consultations with Spolia's Editor
A special reading combining astrology and tarot specifically designed for writers to help them get their projects back on track, or figure out what the next step in their career might be.
(Standard readings, not writing-specific, also available.)
Price: $60 - 85