World of Writing: Poet Interview with Brummet Media Group

In a recent interview with Brummet Media, poet Bri Bruce (writing under the name B. L. Bruce) talks her inspiration, process, and challenges. See the full interview here: Bri Bruce is a Pushcart Prize nominee and award-winning California poet. For those of you who are not familiar with that, Pushcart Prize is an American-based honorary literary award organization. With [...]

WATCH “The Devil’s Road: A Baja Adventure”

In 2016, my family had a crazy idea to make a movie about an obscure relative we had who explored Baja California as a naturalist in the early 1900s. More than five years later, after tons of research, multiple expeditions (the main expedition lasting 5,280 miles), capturing 36 hours of film and spending countless more [...]

The Fall/Winter 2021 Issue of ‘Humana Obscura’ is OUT NOW!

The Fall/Winter 2021 Issue of ‘Humana Obscura’ is OUT NOW!

The anticipated Fall/Winter 2021 issue, our third issue, of Humana Obscura is now available in print and online! This latest issue features work from 43 contributors from around the world. Issue #03 The Fall/Winter 2021 issue of Humana Obscura features work by 43 new, emerging, and established contributors, including Retura Claar, Derrick Breidenthal, Luke Levi, Bryan [...]



Humana Obscura will be accepting submissions of nature/environment-themed poetry, prose, and art for its Fall/Winter 2021 issue until July 31st! While we are open to style, we’re looking for work that is nuanced, honest, raw, and imagistic with strong elements of the natural world or the human-nature relationship. We are an independent, bi-annual online literary [...]

Pregnant Nurses Prompt California Board for Changes

Cruel and unusual punishment is the first thing that comes to mind here. This is absolutely a flawed system that needs reform. Smells of discrimination. The fact that this issue has caught the attention of lawmakers and is gaining media attention says a lot. Support our expecting nurses!

10 Questions with Author Bri Bruce

AUTHOR INTERVIEW B. L. Bruce is an an award-winning poet and Pushcart prize nominee whose has appeared in dozens of anthologies, magazines, and literary publications, including The Wayfarer Journal, Canary, The Remnant Archive, Northwind Magazine, The Monterey Poetry Review, and the American Haiku Society’s Frogpond Journal, among many others. Bruce is the recipient of the [...]

Spring/Summer 2021 Issue of Humana Obscura

The Spring/Summer 2021 issue features work from 96 new, emerging, and established contributors, including Weihui Lu, Cheriese Francoise Anderson, Janis La Couvee, Lisa Alexander Baron, J. A. Handville, Gary Young, Vian Borchert, Christopher Buckley, Sam Sharp, Benjamin Erlandson, and more. READ THE LATEST ISSUE ONLINE AT ISSUU