heart journal online
Welcome to HEArt Online — the nation's premiere journal of literature and art devoted to fighting discrimination and promoting social justice. Here you will find work that speaks to human equity — an ideal/practice we explore, promote and strive toward through the publication of critically insightful literature and art.
Click, read, feel and think. Wrestle, shift, challenge and comment — everything is set up as a blog to encourage dialogue among readers/with artists. If you are on facebook, like us and share. If you twitter, please follow us and tweet. Awareness is growth. Knowledge is power. Be part of a community of artists/activists who believe that challenging prejudice through intense, skilled craft is a way of giving voice/witnessing/opening the door to social reform.
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NEW! NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 2017
Social Justice Poetry, Curated by Casey Rochteau
Two Poems by Bernard Ferguson
Numbness Speaks to the Body in the First Person by Olatunde Osinaike
Two Poems by Kayla Sargeson
Queer/Trans Poetry, Curated by Cameron Awkward-Rich
SM by Franny Choi
Two Poems by Stephen Ira
Poetry & Music Curated by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib
Is It an Album or a Song? Interview with Kaveh Akbar by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib
Two Poems by Sarah Byrne
Two Poems by Fiona Chamness
Ode to the Breathalyzer in My Car Followed by a Mother's Prayer by Inam Kang
as you become by Zaphra Stupple
Two Poems by Jeanann Verlee
The Dream Didn't Predict I'd Have a Panic Attack in Macy's by Lauren Whitehead
Let me love me
General Social Justice Fiction
GENERAL SOCIAL JUSTICE Poetry