Tag: Issue 10

Jaclyn Costello

Aboard the Ark by Jaclyn Costello

Aboard the Ark —an occurrence in five parts— Jaclyn Costello I Safina As Safina travels Far North, her passengers grow weary. They have not yet become aware of their situation. They only watch as all that was once familiar drifts further from sight. The passengers continue to live their terrestrial lives while, at the same…




Rivet cover issue 10

Issue 10

Rivet 10 This country of hustlers and dreamers: everywhere these lost men. — “Dream States” From the former Yugoslavia to the farthest reaches of the solar system, Rivet issue 10 explores the edges of place and identity. This is our most international issue yet. Enjoy!   Contents Family Tree by James Butcher — poetry Dream States by…




Emma Rault

Dream States by Emma Rault

Dream States Emma Rault i. My dad speaks to me in my dream. It’s the first dream since he died in which he isn’t dying or crying, or telling me how awfully I’ve let him down in some drawn-out argument. In the dream, I’m getting ready to make a decision about setting out on a…




Matthew Fairchild

Water on Mars by Matthew Fairchild

Water on Mars Matthew Fairchild On August 25, 2012, Voyager 1 left the solar system. It was an unassuming occasion, marked only by an increase in pressure around the spacecraft. It didn’t hit a wall, burn up, or run over an angel. Instead it simply started noticing that the sloughed off plasma and dust floating…




Family Tree by James Butcher

Family Tree James Butcher i wish you wouldn’t call them fragments when i cut them into pieces these are her feet hanging over the sea wall when i called her mother she called me home this is the two of them look at their party hats white muslin is a cotton fabric of plain weave…