Digging Through The Fat is a literary and arts journal owned and published by Digging Press, LLC.

As a journal and micro-press for cultural omnivores, our mission is to encourage the crossing of established boundaries by showcasing creative folks whose works fire up the fun in the literary and visual arts.

We rely on donations and individual purchases to support our mission. We appreciate any support you can give.




Gessy Alvarez
Founder and Editor

Cynthia Alvarez
Creative Director


Staff Readers
Ernesto L. Abeytia, David S. Atkinson, Alexis Groulx, and Karen Levy


Past Guest Editors

Roberto Carlos Garcia
2016 Guest Poetry Editor

Dickson Lam
2016 Fiction

Michelle Peñaloza
2015 Poetry