Issue 44

“Someone said once that not everyone with vocal chords is an opera singer. And not everyone with a womb needs to be a mother.”

–Gloria Steinem

Itchin’ to meet SFK? We’ll be at SIBA!

Itchin’ to meet SFK? We’ll be at SIBA!

Itchin’ to meet SFK? We’ll be at SIBA! Southern Fried Karma will be displaying at the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance trade show for the first time! We’re excited to meet and mingle indie bookstore owners and other Southern publishers....
Somewhat A Woman

Somewhat A Woman

To Have Children or Not to Have Children? I have many memories etched into my brain about growing up as a girl in the rural South. My best friends and I had sleepovers creating intricate setups revolving around limp baby dolls—as helpless as real babies. At my...
Saturday

Saturday

Madrigal has lost an earring, five carats of genuine imperial golden topaz, inherited from her great-grandmother, a Russian princess who smuggled her jewelry out of Moscow when she fled the Bolsheviks. Very well hidden, Madrigal says. Hidden where? everyone wants to...
Repeat Repeat

Repeat Repeat

Repeat Repeat Her body is exposed to the world for it to write its own story on without her consent. But, she stands strong anyways. Personally going through a sexual harassment/discrimination lawsuit based on my gender and sexual orientation in a conservative state...