Invisible City contributors refuse to be boxed into conventional norms. Their stories push to overcome the complex forces that populate modern society. Their voices are triumphant, defiant, and destined to be heard.
So what happens next?
As Invisible City undergoes an annual change, editors moving out and new editors moving in, we feel optimistic about what the future will bring. We ask that you join us and revel in these possibilities, while we look to uncover and defy the complexities life throws at us all.
Dad’s beat-up white Renault sat at the far end of our little cul-de-sac, one front wheel up on the pavement and the rear end stuck out miles from the curb...Read the story →
Pigeon Down, Oxford Street
It did not bother Claire so much when the dying pigeon lay still, in the middle of the sidewalk, panting, wide‑open eyes darting here and there...Read the story →
Obituary for a Whoremonger
We met at the gentlemen’s club near Times Square with a dark, damp interior that imitated the color and heaviness of a black forest cake...Read the essay →
We couldn’t find the labyrinth, which was maddening because I’d been there before and was convinced we were in the right place. Much of what I’d remembered seemed to have been drained...Read the essay →
The Taste of Slumgullion
Strands of hay whirl away from the truck, wafting
out, down, and over all things, lifted by the
breeze from the rocking motion of the truck...Read the poem →
Ben Briggs | Editor-in-Chief
Jess Reincke | Production Editor
Eden Julia Sugay | Apprentice Editor-in-Chief
Olivia Berriz | Apprentice Production Editor
Anna Deh | Fiction Editor
Gretchen Lehtonen Hopkins | Fiction Editor
Olivia Berriz | Poetry Editor
Eden Julia Sugay | Poetry Editor
KC Crawford | Nonfiction Editor
Bryce Sears | Assistant Fiction Editor
Jake Yarnold | Assistant Fiction Editor
Erik Johnson | Assistant Nonfiction Editor
Katelynn Williams | Assistant Nonfiction Editor
Dave Madden | Faculty Advisor
Readers: Connie Chen, Lilia Farrell, Alexandria Hutton, Sonya Pendrey, Kristin Jensen, Erin Rex, Virginia Rider, Rosa King, Robin Foster, Caraghan Selfridge, Lucy Weltner, Keana Aiuto, Matthew Choi, Cole Davies, Ben Adams, Johnny Alvarez, Jessica Baer, and Rachel Reyna.