Cover Photo: A Night in the Village by Josh Tranen

A Night in the Village

“What happened to my night that was supposed to offer me a glimpse of hope?”

known

shtark

wouldderech bochurhashkafa sepharim

wasn’t mikveh

shomer negiah

used

are

You have to do what you love

Joshua Tranen's writing has appeared in Guernica and the Jewish Daily Forward. He attends Yale University, where he studies queer literature and theory. You can find him tweeting his feelings @JTranen.