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Our volumes are themes issues that comprise of poetry and prose from authors everywhere. Dive into the volumes to explore a world of queer lit.

Jellyfish Dreams

She comes into my dreams often, uninvited beauty, transparent with tiny orbs of different sizes, shining like pearls in the sun. She bobs out of water, floats around, jiggles, with tiny...

Persistence of Memories

He painted the walls of his one bed palace with images of those who meant the most A Sistine chapel of crude stick drawings and faded photographs of dear departed...

Cold Baptism

Steps... I have struggled taking steps One foot in front the other, that’s how you make the steps, but where are they taking me? What was...

Editor’s Note

Dear Reader, Welcome to the inaugural issue of Outcast Magazine. Outcast was started with the help of literary enthusiasts who wanted to bring forward LGBTQ+ writers...

Allowed

You aren’t allowed to look into my eyes And find my shades of brown. To span into my inseparable planets and walk On their landscape if you...

I Want You To Know

You once asked what my greatest fear was. I think I fobbed you off. It was one of those truth and dare games we would play...

Semi-Permeability

I was awake while you were drowning me: in bed you: the adjacent  bathroom I wanted to move but didn’t I wanted to yell but couldn’t I listened to...

Editor’s Note

Dear Reader, Outcast has been around for almost a year now. What started as a small community of a handful of people has now blossomed...

That Kind Of Fire

It was the first form. It was everybody’s first time. It was a crazy time. Girls had formed into women in their heads, and...

Faded Dark Shadows

Sunrays, sunrise, sun shines, Daytime round the clock, Strikes at twelve noon, Grateful and ungrateful, Success to failures, Daydreams may come and go, Surpasses the good from evil. Heal wounds, rotten,...