The Dutch settlers now are / largely forgotten. The Van Burens / and Roosevelts seem almost / quaint,
by George Drew
About ten thousand years ago, in the Mideast, a certain strain of wheat made agriculture possible by crossing with goat grass.
Amy has a seizure right / there in the classroom, / dropping to the floor, / writhing like a fish on land.
by Tina Cabrera
Andy Stewart has always put writing first, which I admire—the fortitude and endurance it takes to do so with all the challenges life brings.
Some say you can find the heart and soul of Massachusetts on the town greens of its many picturesque villages.
Dear Dr. Donna:
What is the meaning of life?
by Emile DeWeaver
A friend asked me what advice might I give students about living with Trump’s administration.
by Tina V. Cabrera
Equipped with an MFA and nearly two decades of teaching experience, why would I take on a job that paid little more than minimum wage?
by Chris Milam
He told her they should slide into it, start with a tender elbow or two, maybe a playful throat punch, a measured build-up to the pain.
by Jennifer Pruiett-Selby
There aren’t enough hours in the day. There’s never enough time. And no matter what we do to budget or plan, the inevitability of its expiration is omnipresent.
by Joe Balaz
If time is truly wun barometer / den most of dese current glitter pops / haven’t sniffed any kine of originality / since da Ice Age
Word counts, book sales, even romance: the only astrological guide a writer needs.
by Adriana Gardella
“Somebody’s going to have to share,” I said to the eight utensils assembled in the dishwasher’s silverware basket, one per compartment. I towered over them, dangling a recently used cereal spoon.
by Dr. Donna Roberts
There is a myth about childhood—that it is carefree and without serious worry.
by Alan Swyer
My first music video was neither planned nor predictable. In fact, it ran counter to the conventional trajectory whereby directors begin their careers by making music videos or commercials, then graduate to feature films.