The archive below covers the entirety of Moss’s publication history, from the first online issue in 2014 to the latest print edition.

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Kelli Russell Agodon......
......On Learning the Galaxy Take Both Cash and Credit
Poetry, 2019
Tara Atkinson......
......Who Chooses
Essay, 2019
Quenton Baker......
......in conversation with Dujie Tahat
Interview, 2019
Quenton Baker......
......Transient
Poetry, 2019
Taneum Bambrick......
......Diary Entries
Poetry, 2019
Dawn Pichón Barron......
......Quantifiable
Poetry, 2019
Jenn Blair......
......Packwood
Fiction, 2015
Ryan Boudinot......
......in conversation with Connor Guy
Interview, 2015
Matt Briggs......
......Falling and Always Falling: Twin Peaks and the Clear-Cut Landscape
Essay, 2015
Kamari Bright......
......The Garden
Poetry, 2019
Rebecca Brown......
......in conversation with Alex Davis-Lawrence
Interview, 2015
Rebecca Brown......
......Four Memories of Breath
Essay, 2015
Brandon Jordan Brown......
......O Tired Love it’s easy to see the wire that connects
Poetry, 2019
Ishmael "Ish" Butler......
......in conversation with Dujie Tahat
Interview, 2017
Bill Carty......
......SLU
Poetry, 2020
Paul Hlava Ceballos......
......[A bacterial vegetation anchored] from Hospital Pamphlet
Poetry, 2020
Richard Chiem......
......The Smallest Bones in My Body
Fiction, 2017
Sonya Chung......
......Summer 1984
Fiction, 2016
Miriam Cook......
......Your Best Bet
Fiction, 2015
Amanda Coplin......
......in conversation with Amy Wilson
Interview, 2016
Laura Da’......
......Blackfish State
Poetry, 2017
J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith......
......How Rivers Meet Cliffs
Poetry, 2020
Ian Denning......
......Lucy’s Midnight Story
Fiction, 2019
Chelsea Dingman......
......Alchemy
Poetry, 2019
Omar El Akkad......
......The Memory Museum
Fiction, 2020
John Englehardt......
......Be Okay, It Will Be Okay
Fiction, 2019
Jean Ferruzola......
......Hiding
Fiction, 2020
Charles Finn......
......Simple Pleasures
Essay, 2015
Kathleen Flenniken......
......A Child’s Book of America
Poetry, 2017
Malcolm Friend......
......Seattle Praise Song, Ending on a Line from Richard Hugo
Poetry, 2020
Kelly Froh......
......Senior Time
Essay, 2016
Alex Gallo-Brown......
......Where I Could Stay
Poetry, 2020
Aaron Gilbreath......
......Up in Dodo’s Room
Fiction, 2020
Anis Gisele......
......First Lady
Poetry, 2019
Ben Goldfarb......
......Neighbors
Fiction, 2020
Matt Greene......
......Something Must be Done!
Fiction, 2019
E.A. Greenwell......
......In a Rapid So
Poetry, 2017
Jasleena Grewal......
....../subtweet
Poetry, 2017
Nicola Griffith......
......in conversation with Alexis M. Smith
Interview, 2019
Sharon Hashimoto......
......Kibo’s Cats
Fiction, 2018
Ramón Isao......
......Sister World
Fiction, 2020
Mitchell S. Jackson......
......in conversation with Connor Guy
Interview, 2016
Heather Jacobs......
......The Boys in the Forest
Fiction, 2018
Ruth Joffre......
......in conversation with Diana Xin
Interview, 2020
Kjerstin Johnson......
......Alabama
Fiction, 2016
Amber Krieger......
......Me, Undecided
Fiction, 2017
Leyna Krow......
......Sinkhole
Fiction, 2016
Sasha LaPointe......
......Sheep’s Clothing
Essay, 2020
Mercedes Lawry......
......Seeds and Lily, Dimmed
Poetry, 2018
Kate Lebo......
......The Survivor’s Guide to Kerouac Country
Essay, 2017
Janice Lee......
......The Photographer
Fiction, 2020
Nate Liederbach......
......The Road Amputated the Legs
Fiction, 2014
Corinne Manning......
......Professor M
Fiction, 2015
Clayton McCann......
......Dear Stars On Ice
Fiction, 2014
Chris McCann......
......Unplace
Fiction, 2016
Sarah María Medina......
......Rhapsody No. X
Poetry, 2019
Jessica Mehta......
......mURDERED & mISSING iNDIGENOUS wOMEN*
Poetry, 2019
Tiffany Midge......
......The Jimmy Report
Essay, 2016
Kristen Millares Young......
......in conversation with Sharma Shields
Interview, 2020
Krisen Millares Young......
......On Being Driven
Essay, 2017
JM Miller......
......Snap the Whip
Essay, 2015
Donna Miscolta......
......The End of Roller Skating
Fiction, 2017
Donald J. Mitchell......
......The Ninth Life
Essay, 2014
Keya Mitra......
......The Thin Place
Fiction, 2018
Daniela Naomi Molnar......
......WEB 15
Poetry, 2020
Christina Montilla......
......An Agreement of Fortune
Essay, 2020
Jessica Mooney......
......Close Encounters
Fiction, 2019
Steven Moore......
......About the Days
Essay, 2015
Peter Mountford......
......in conversation with Connor Guy
Interview, 2015
Ruby Hansen Murray......
......A Couple Walks Up the Logging Road
Essay, 2019
Sarah María Medina......
......Rhapsody No. X
Poetry, 2019
Shankar Narayan......
......in conversation with Dujie Tahat
Interview, 2018
Shankar Narayan......
......Instruction Manual for Child
Poetry, 2019
Nikkita Oliver......
......Red & Black: A solidarity poem celebrating Indigenous Peoples
Poetry, 2018
Troy Osaki......
......Fish Hook
Poetry, 2017
Michelle Peñaloza......
......When Will We Ache Less
Poetry, 2019
Beth Piatote......
......Fish Wars
Fiction, 2020
Emily Pittinos......
......The Latest Tornado
Poetry, 2020
Laura Read......
......The Lucky Penny
Poetry, 2020
Matt Rebholz......
......Me, the Consumer
Fiction, 2020
T.V. Reed......
......on Robert Cantwell
Interview, 2015
Juan Carlos Reyes......
......The Way It Ends
Fiction, 2020
Tara Roberts......
......Whir
Fiction, 2017
Dave Roth......
......What About What Billy Wants?
Fiction, 2018
Emily Ruskovich......
......in conversation with Connor Guy
Interview, 2017
Zachary Schomburg......
......Kind of Man
Poetry, 2020
Eric Severn......
......Customer Care
Fiction, 2015
J.C. Sibara......
......Three Bullets
Fiction, 2019
Savannah Slone......
......this is the beneath
Poetry, 2019
Alexis M. Smith......
......in conversation with Sharma Shields
Interview, 2016
Rich Smith......
......This Was Years Before the Re-Branding of American Fascism
Poetry, 2018
Megan Snyder-Camp......
......Epimetheus in the Shower
Poetry, 2019
Leah Sottile......
......in conversation with Amy Wilson
Interview, 2020
Leah Sottile......
......This is Meant to Hurt You
Essay, 2016
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore......
......in conversation with Alex Davis-Lawrence
Interview, 2019
Anca Szilágyi......
......Don’t Worry
Fiction, 2016
Jill Talbot......
......Arnold
Fiction, 2020
Christine Texeira......
......Family Life and Sexual Health
Fiction, 2014
Monet P. Thomas......
......A Multiplicity of Gray
Essay, 2016
Ashley Toliver......
......in conversation with Jalayna Carter
Interview, 2020
Azura Tyabji......
......Whitey’s on TRAPPIST-I
Poetry, 2017
Michael Upchurch......
......The Widower Muse
Fiction, 2016
Shawn Vestal......
......The Poet’s Wife
Fiction, 2017
Natalie Villacorta......
......Revelations
Essay, 2019
Eric Wagner......
......The Monolith
Essay, 2016
Jess Walter......
......No Hero
Fiction, 2020
Elissa Washuta......
......in conversation with Alex Davis-Lawrence
Interview, 2016
Ellen Welcker......
......Lake Lerna
Essay, 2020
Joe Wilkins......
......Every Moment Shines, When You Cut It Open
Fiction, 2017
Gina Williams......
......Splitting the Sun
Essay, 2016
Jane Wong......
......in conversation with Diana Xin
Interview, 2017
Stephanie Wong Ken......
......Vacation
Fiction, 2019
Maya Jewell Zeller......
......Office Girl & University Hero, Chapter One: Change
Fiction, 2019
Leni Zumas......
......in conversation with Alexis M. Smith
Interview, 2018










Moss: Volume Five


Published in 2020, Volume Five is available on our online store and in bookstores across the Pacific Northwest.


Fiction Omar El Akkad, The Memory Museum
Jess Walter, No Hero
Beth Piatote, Fish Wars
Aaron Gilbreath, Up in Dodo’s Room
Jill Talbot, Arnold
Jean Ferruzola, Hiding
Ben Goldfarb, Neighbors
Matt Rebholz, Me, the Consumer
Ramón Isao, Sister World
Janice Lee, The Photographer
Juan Carlos Reyes, The Way It Ends

Non-fiction Christina Montilla, An Agreement of Fortune
Ellen Welcker, Lake Lerna
Sasha LaPointe, Sheep’s Clothing

Interviews Leah Sottile with Amy Wilson
Ashley Toliver with Jalayna Carter
Kristen Millares Young with Sharma Shields
Ruth Joffre with Diana Xin

Poetry Malcolm Friend, Praise Song Ending on a Line from Richard Hugo
Laura Read, The Lucky Penny
Paul Hlava Ceballos, [A bacterial vegetation anchored] from Hospital Pamphlet
Daniela Naomi Molnar, WEB 15
Taneum Bambrick, Diary Entries
Jessica Mehta, mISSING & mURDERED iNDIGENOUS wOMEN*
Alex Gallo-Brown, Where I Could Stay
Bill Carty, SLU
Emily Pittinos, The Latest Tornado
J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith, How Rivers Meet Cliffs
Zachary Schomburg, Kind of Man

Visual Art Mark O’Malley, Pandemic Series
Photography by Ray Jeffrey



Moss: Volume Four


Published in 2019, Volume Four is still available on our online store.

The pieces in this Volume were first published individually online as weekly installments of ‘Fresh Moss’ during the months leading up to the print release.


Fiction Ruby Hansen Murray, A Couple Walks Up the Logging Road - Fresh Moss
John Englehardt, Be Okay, It Will Be Okay - Fresh Moss
Jessica Mooney, Close Encounters - Fresh Moss
Maya Jewell Zeller, Office Girl & University Hero, Chapter One: Change - Fresh Moss
Stephanie Wong Ken, Vacation - Fresh Moss
Matt Greene, Something Must be Done! - Fresh Moss
J.C. Sibara, Three Bullets - Fresh Moss

Non-fiction Tara Atkinson, Who Chooses - Fresh Moss
Natalie Villacorta, Revelations - Fresh Moss
Ian Denning, Lucy’s Midnight Story - Fresh Moss

Interviews Nicola Griffith with Alexis M. Smith - Fresh Moss
Ashley Toliver with Jalayna Carter - Fresh Moss
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore with Alex Davis-Lawrence - Fresh Moss
Quenton Baker with Dujie Tahat - Fresh Moss

Poetry Anis Gisele, First Lady - Fresh Moss
Kelli Russell Agodon, On Learning the Galaxy Take Both Cash and Credit - Fresh Moss
Juleen Eun Sun Johnson, Beat or Beet? - Fresh Moss
Sarah María Medina, Rhapsody No. X - Fresh Moss
Brandon Jordan Brown, O Tired Love   it’s easy to see the wire that connects - Fresh Moss
Megan Snyder-Camp, Epimetheus in the Shower - Fresh Moss
Savannah Slone, this is the beneath - Fresh Moss
Shankar Narayan, Instruction Manual for Child - Fresh Moss
Chelsea Dingman, Alchemy - Fresh Moss
Kamari Bright, The Garden - Fresh Moss
Dawn Pichón Barron, Quantifiable - Fresh Moss
Michelle Peñaloza, When Will We Ache Less - Fresh Moss
Quenton Baker, Transient - Fresh Moss



Moss: Volume Three


Published in 2018, Moss: Volume Three was the first edition to include poetry. It was also the last Volume to be published as individual online issues prior to the release of the print edition. You can read those issues in their original format below:

Issue 09 (Spring 2018)  features a conversation between Leni Zumas and Alexis M. Smith, an interview with Shankar Narayan, prose from from Keya Mitra, Heather Jacobs, Dave Roth, and Sharon Hashimoto, and poetry from Nikkita Oliver, Rich Smith, and Mercedes Lawry.

Issue 08 (Fall 2017)  features interviews with Ishmael Butler and Jane Wong, an essay from Kristen Millares Young, fiction from Donna Miscolta, Joe Wilkins, and Shawn Vestal, and poetry from Kathleen Flenniken, Jasleena Grewal, and E.A. Greenwell.

Issue 07 (Summer 2017)  features an interview with Emily Ruskovich, an essay from Kate Lebo, fiction from Tara Roberts, Richard Chiem, and Amber Krieger, and poetry from Laura Da’, Azura Tyabji, and Troy Osaki.


Fiction Tara Roberts, Whir
Joe Wilkins, Every Moment Shines, When You Cut It Open
Richard Chiem, The Smallest Bones in My Body
Amber Krieger, Me, Undecided
Keya Mitra, The Thin Place
Dave Roth, What About What Billy Wants?
Heather Jacobs, The Boys in the Forest
Donna Miscolta, The End of Roller Skating
Sharon Hashimoto, Kibo’s Cats
Shawn Vestal, The Poet’s Wife

Non-fiction Kate Lebo, The Survivor’s Guide to Kerouac Country
Kristen Millares Young, On Being Driven

Interviews Lena Zumas with Alexis M. Smith
Ishmael Butler with Dujie Tahat
Emily Ruskovich with Connor Guy
Jane Wong with Diana Xin
Shankar Narayan with Dujie Tahat

Poetry Laura Da', Blackfish State
Nikkita Oliver, Red & Black: A solidarity poem celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day 2017
Troy Osaki, Fish Hook
Jasleena Grewal, /subtweet
Mercedes Lawry, Lily, Dimmed and Seeds
E.A. Greenwell, In a Rapid So
Rich Smith, This Was Years Before the Re-Branding of American Fascism
Azura Tyabji, Whiteys on TRAPPIST-I
Kathleen Flenniken, A Child’s Book of America



Moss: Volume Two


Printed in early 2017, Moss: Volume Two was first published as three individual online issues. You can read those issues in their original format below:

Issue 06 (Fall 2016)  features interviews with Alexis M. Smith and Amanda Coplin, essays by Monet P. Thomas and Kelly Froh, and fiction by Anca Szilágyi and Chris McCann.

Issue 05 (Summer 2016)  features an interview with Mitchell S. Jackson, essays by Tiffany Midge and Leah Sottile, and fiction by Leyna Krow and Sonya Chung.

Issue 04 (Winter 2016)  features an interview with Elissa Washuta, essays by Eric Wagner and Gina Williams, and fiction by Michael Upchurch and Kjerstin Johnson.


Fiction Leyna Krow, Sinkhole
Sonya Chung, Summer 1984
Michael Upchurch, The Widower Muse
Anca Szilágyi, Don’t Worry
Kjerstin Johnson, Alabama
Chris McCann, Unplace

Non-fiction Eric Wagner, The Monolith
Tiffany Midge, The Jimmy Report
Kelly Froh, Senior Time
Gina Williams, Splitting the Sun
Leah Sottile, This is Meant to Hurt You
Monet P. Thomas, A Multiplicity of Gray

Interviews Mitchell S. Jackson with Connor Guy
Alexis M. Smith with Sharma Shields
Amanda Coplin with Amy Wilson
Elissa Washuta with Alex Davis-Lawrence



Moss: Volume One



Released in late 2015, Moss: Volume One collected our first three online issues (published 2014-2015) in print for the first time. You can read those issues in their original online format below:

Issue 03 (Spring 2015)  features an interview with Rebecca Brown, essays by Rebecca Brown, JM Miller, and Steven Moore, and fiction by Miriam Cook and Jenn Blair.

Issue 02 (Winter 2015)  features interviews with Peter Mountford and T.V. Reed, essays by Charles Finn and Matt Briggs, and fiction by Eric Severn, Corinne Manning, and Robert Cantwell.

Issue 01 (Summer 2014)  features an interview with Ryan Boudinot, an essay by Donald J. Mitchell, and fiction by Christine Texeira, Clayton McCann, and Nate Liederbach.


Fiction Christine Texeira, Family Life and Sexual Health
Miriam Cook, Your Best Bet
Nate Liederbach, The Roads Amputated the Legs
Jenn Blair, Packwood
Eric Severn, Customer Care
Corinne Manning, Professor M
Clayton McCann, Dear Stars on Ice
Robert Cantwell, The Hills Around Centralia (1935)

Non-fiction Matt Briggs, Falling and Always Falling
Steven Moore, About the Days
Donald J. Mitchell, The Ninth Life
JM Miller, Snap the Whip
Charles Finn, Simple Pleasures
Rebecca Brown, Four Memories of Breath

Interviews Rebecca Brown with Alex Davis-Lawrence
Peter Mountford with Connor Guy
Ryan Boudinot with Connor Guy
T.V. Reed on Robert Cantwell with Alex Davis-Lawrence











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