In Issue 13, Daniel José Older tells us the truth. Erik Gleibermann talks about Mandela. Joe Hessert goes to Somalia. Michael Schuval used to touch the sun. Matt Cornish takes a long walk. Susan Rich on still lifes. LiAnn Yim moves into a new house. Mark Dow makes arrangements. Marjorie S. Rosenthal buys a dog. Priscilla Atkins is a little tired of trees. Jonathan Fink goes to Cuba. Ben Berman on movies, reality, postmodernism. Alessandro Mario Powell laces his pasta. Noah Charney gets ready to write.