Cover Photo: This photograph shows a globe of the earth with constellations drawn over the top of it.
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As a Writer, I Let Astrology Guide Me (Up to a Point)

Though astrology has let me down, I continue to consult the stars. I’m trying to let go of expectations while giving space for hope.

Here comes the money, honey

this was it

okay, this person didn’t like my work, onto the next

havestill relate

Get published in sell my novel

Cling to whatever you believe in.


Rachel León is a writer, editor, and social worker. She serves as Daily Editor for Chicago Review of Books. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Electric Literature, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, the Ploughshares blog, Split Lip Magazine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and elsewhere.