New fiction, poetry, and essay from literary luminaries such as Daniel Browning, Bill Gammage, Jen Craig, Rico Craig, Luoyang Chen, Jane Downing, and Jo Langdon. Featuring cover art from Liss Fenwick's haunting Humpty Doom series.
The #BanSpitHoods collective is led by Aboriginal and Māori scholar Latoya Aroha Rule in the legacy of their brother Wayne Fella Morrison, who died in custody following restraint with a spit hood. The collective’s work has been done by Latoya, and by Natalie Ironfield, Roxy Moore, Amity Mara, Lauren Caulfield, Amanda Porter, Fatima Mawas, Laura O’Connell Rapira, Charandev Singh, Alison Whittaker, Haus of Hellmutti, and the Department of Homo Affairs. The collective have been aided by numerous supporters and community groups over five years.
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