Lex Gjurasic and the Blackheart Gang (Seattle, WA)
"The Blackheart gang evolved out of high school and we've been causing trouble ever since."
Terry Steyn (Toronto, Ontario)
"gamine (gaman') noun 1) streeturchin, neglected person 2) an impudent child 3) a girl with a mischevious or boyish charm."
My Mother's Pants
Mary Hackett (Chicago, IL)
"Self referential but not like Oh-gag-it's-ironic-I-get-it-art."
A Life Unknown
Christine Sutela (Canada)
"Two pre-teen Candian christian girls enact the plight of two homeless single mothers who turn to Christ.
Getting to Homebase: The All American Pastime
She tells us what usually only best friends should know.
The Sweatpants Theory
Sharon Mooney and Emily Muntel (Cincinnati, OH)
"We live in Ohio."
Rita Gonzalez and Rachel Mayeri (San Diego, CA)
"...an unsplit *mm horror movie about the unearthly love of a cosmetician at a mortuary for a reader at a stenography school."
Airiana The Human Arrow
Cynthia Star (Portland, OR)
"When my obsession with Airiana--the girl with the prettiest paper eyes I have ever seen---struck, I was lucky enough to have a video camera in hand."
The Slow Escape
Sativa Peterson (New York, NY)
"...I read about the ancient Greek concept of 'miasma', basically that anyone connected with a murder, however slight that connection might be, was somehow polluted by the knowledge and should seek retribution. I immediately thought of my situation..."