31.1 Winter/Spring 2019

2018 Gulf Coast Prize



  • Waste Recovery by Emily Van Kley
  • Limited Use by Heather Christle
  • Drag by Sophia Holtz
  • Good Husband by Rachel Eliza Griffiths
  • Dad Jokes by Amorak Huey
  • How Can Black People Write About Flowers at a Time Like This by Hanif Abdurraqib
  • Poet Wrestling with Anything She’d Do for Love by Rosebud Ben-Oni
  • Fog by Corinna McClanahan Schroeder
  • Letter in the Time of Junkmail by Erika Meitner
  • Notorious Rain by Kenji C. Liu
  • The Ten-Year Plan by Nick Greer
  • The Hardest Part of the Human Body by Tiana Clark
  • How Judas Died by Gabrielle Bates
  • Memory Loss by Mira Rosenthal
  • In the Bones by Ryler Dustin
  • Marshmallow by Saddiq Dzukogi
  • General Memorial Hospital and Clinic – FAQs by Derek Robbins


  • An Excerpt from Dead Girls by Selva Almada transl. by Samuel Rutter
  • Momma’s Boy by Victor Yang
  • House of Spies by Katherine Evans
  • At the Shiva by Helen Betya Rubinstein


  • Fibrous, Faceless Figures: Symbology of Hair in the Work of Julie Curtiss by Patricia Restrepo
  • Glorious Site of Tremendous Importance by Josh Pazda
  • What is a Screen, What Does It Do? by Alan Ruiz
  • Notes on Camp: An Interview with Cary Leibowitz by Katharine Bowdoin Barthelme