fear & ruin

On 8 November 2016, the United States elected hatred to the office of President. It was, for some, unexpected, and for all, unprecedented. To cope with our fear and anger, our sadness and disillusionment, we write. In an attempt to make voices heard that hatred, misogyny, bigotry, sexism, and racism wish to silence, we offer this snapshot.


Table of Contents

there is no title to fully give weight” by Zoé Duhaime

When You’re A Star” by Itzel Park

“The Damage” by Sergio A. Ortiz

Waking Up on Nov. 9, 2016 With Donald J. Trump as President” by Adam Huening

november 9th 2016” by Nicole Bennett

I Just Got Back” by Georgia Park

First Cut” by Michael Getty

After the Election” by John Stupp

This is the Moment” by Deborah Chava Singer

The Tomato frog (or election season at the California Academy of Sciences)” by Paula Stacey

50 Words for the Colour ‘Fascist Orange’” by Pattie Flint

Fear in the Stretch of Years” by Hilda Weaver

Photo by: Ana Prundaru