Umang Kalra is a queer writer from India. They are the editor of Violet Indigo Blue, Etc. and the author of Minimalist Sweetheart (-algia, 2021). They have been a two time Best of the Net finalist and a Pushcart nominee. Their work has appeared in tenderness, The Shallow Ends, Wax Nine, and elsewhere.
Though adorable in shape and size, Oriana Rose’s As I Fall Apart is anything but. Packing a necessary punch when discussing contraceptives, menstruation and gender, Rose and Natasha Natarajan’s stunning work problematises all three in the pursuit of liberation.