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  • 224 pages 
  • 14cm x 21.5cm 
  • Published in New York, 2018 

Founded on the belief that a good literary magazine can celebrate sophisticated design and earnest expression on the same page, American Chordata seeks to publish work that is brave, illuminating, and emotionally detailed.


Issue Eight of this biannual literary and art magazine showcases bright voices across fiction, nonfiction essay, poetry, art, and photography.


In this issue:


  • Zombie movies
  • Overdoses
  • Passive-aggressive sticky notes
  • Passive-aggressive cats
  • Ever-traumatic family dynamics
  • Deeply creepy misunderstandings among friends and lovers
  • American Chordata’s first ever work in translation
  • A rock stuck in a shoe


Issue nine of American Chordata is also available in the Stack shop.

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