Issue #50 of Up the Staircase Quarterly is comprised of both new and previous contributors. We would like to thank everyone who has walked this path with us. We look forward to many more exciting issues in the future.
Kate Wright | "Day 9 of Quarantine--I Watch a Crow Eat French Fries from the Dumpster Behind My Apartment"
Jessika Morrison | "Settling"
Gabriel Mundo | Two poems: "Bridges" and "An Apology"
Sarah Yang | "To Chaeryang, my Korean name"
Romeo Oriogun | "In the Rust of Ships there are Journeys"
Christen Noel Kauffman | "Thoughts for the Caged Finch"
Meggie Royer | Two poems: "The Architect of Drinking" and "Self Portrait After Rape"
Rasaq Malik | Two poems: "Displacement" and "Losses"
James H Duncan | "Bereave"
Emily Blair | "twinned"
Jen Rouse | "Have I Loved You Enough"
Genevieve Payne | Two poems: "Admission" and "Twice Drawn"
Katherine Fallon | Two poems: "Knoxville, 2002" and "At Your Ex's Dance Recital"
Enshia Li | "On the savagery of my ancestors"
Rachel Nix | Two poems: "Weathering" and "Not the Sea Horses"
Thomas Kneeland | "Breakthrough"
Robin Gow | "Survival Poem"
Myles Taylor | "There's a woman looping longhand on this train & I think,"
Julian Ali | #BLACKkings
Alina Ananyeva | 4 paintings
Jennifer Printz | 6 mixed media
Lino Azevedo | Social Commentary
Kasey Rae | Discoveries on Planet Earth and Beyond
Van Lanigh | Chasing Rainbows
Kelly Grace Thomas | Boat Burned
Darren Demaree | Emily As Sometimes the Forest Wants the Fire
Brenda Shaughnessy | The Octopus Museum
Jia Oak Baker and Shawnte Orion | Gravity & Spectacle
Dual Review | Breast and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami and Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata