Rachel Trusty is an artist and educator currently living in Lawrence, KS. Her mixed-media work focuses on themes of gender, identity, womanhood, and femininity. Trusty holds a BA in Art Education from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR and an MFA in studio art from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. She currently attends the doctoral program in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas where her research focuses on how queer artists use materials and processes to discuss identity and community.
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Letter from the Publisher
- POETRY -
"AFTER THE SHATTERING" by Elaina Ellis
"I Want to Be a Happy Boi" by Nadine Marshall
"on stillness" by Danielle Rose
"Leap / Bound" and "Savvy (Elegy for Google Glass)" by Emily Van Kley
- FICTION -
"SHARPS" by Sara Kachelman
"Awake in Herself" by David Meischen
"Saint Ilda Quitapena" by Alberto Ramirez
- CREATIVE NONFICTION -
"Floor" by Emily Jaeger
"X" by Harrison Geosits
"Painting of Youth’s Lamentation on Heat (for my younger self)" by Mateo Lara
- ARTIST Q&A -
Rachel Trusty chats with Gertrude about her inspirations, her process, and her future artistic plans.
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