The Dependents

Did they dare hope for anything good? BY MICHAEL NOLL | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 02 Nancy had been cooking all day: a cake and casserole dishes of meatballs and party potatoes with baking directions written in big, black letters on the aluminum foil. “Isn’t this...
One Definition of Initimacy

One Definition of Initimacy

BY ERIN M. BERTRAM | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 01   To be the thing that, in the distance, does the vanishing— that’s what I woke, before dawn, wanting: blankets at my knees, my t-shirt at the side of the bed. Things are changing lately—the coffee, the radio. I...
Chemo to Go

Chemo to Go

“She was thirsty on a cellular level and the endless stream of drinks I served her never seemed to touch it.” BY SANDEE WOODS | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 01 Candy had a parched look and a leanness that suggested virus rather than workout regimen. Brittle...
Personal Geology

Personal Geology

“She thought that perhaps it was at times like this that they must all fend for themselves.” BY KATE STRUM | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 01 By April the earthquakes had become a real problem in Oklahoma. In the small city of Oluska, the first earthquake...