Two Poems by Kevin Rabas

Two Poems by Kevin Rabas

And she could sing like birds: like nightingale, like whippoorwill, like western meadowlark, her voice so pure, like dawn-light, like twilight
On a Night Spent in Hazleton, PA: Poetry by Rachel Adams

On a Night Spent in Hazleton, PA: Poetry by Rachel Adams

There in the night, alert, an image of the melancholic love / that I had left up north spread in my mind
Three Poems by Sanjeev Sethi

Three Poems by Sanjeev Sethi

Investing emotions when other operating levers exist, / loving without the privilege of parenthood is an essay in emptiness. In some eyes I can see myself.
Is This the Promised End? Fiction by Nina Kotyantz

Is This the Promised End? Fiction by Nina Kotyantz

Life, they seek; escape, they scheme from this city, overflown with crouched shadows of its inhabitants.
Four Poems by David Spicer

Four Poems by David Spicer

Yes, I exorcized my French identity / and liquidated my assets. / I nibbled on my trapezoid sandwich / of elk and cinnamon, claiming / I was Aristotle.
There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story. —Frank Herbert
Two Poems by David Spicer

Two Poems by David Spicer

I’ve hesitated to view porn flicks, name a dog Beverly, or chew lobster without uttering a prayer.
Literal-Minded Women, and the Men Who Love Them

Literal-Minded Women, and the Men Who Love Them

There was, above all the others, Nora. Because of our shared history of kidding around, we could make each other crack up across a conference room just by lifting eyebrows at the right moment in a boring business meeting.
Antevasin

Antevasin

by Jordan Rizzeri
 
When I pass the large, green sign on the New York State Thruway that says “Leatherstocking Region,” I know I am halfway.
Hamming It Up: At Play in the Poems of Neil Shepard

Hamming It Up: At Play in the Poems of Neil Shepard

by George Drew
 
There is much to recommend the poems in Neil Shepard’s just-released collection, Hominid Up: their beautiful lyricism, their range, and their sheer poetic intelligence.
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver: Review by Donna Roberts

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver: Review by Donna Roberts

The Poisonwood Bible is a masterful example of a tale unfolding from unique perspectives.
Two Poems by Kevin Rabas

Two Poems by Kevin Rabas

And she could sing like birds: like nightingale, like whippoorwill, like western meadowlark, her voice so pure, like dawn-light, like twilight, like golden vegas, streams of light, golden fingers from the clouds.
Gina Barreca

Gina Barreca

Roz Warren
 
What kind of woman would write an essay from the point of view of a female orgasm? That would be Gina Barreca, feminist humor scholar, humorist, philosopher and all round gadfly.
Introducing Michael Demyan

Introducing Michael Demyan

Poems are hardly written on the first try just as they are hardly understood with one read. This part is paramount; there is a responsibility on behalf of the poet and reader to do the work.
On a Night Spent in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

On a Night Spent in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

by Rachel Adams
 
There in the night, alert, an image of the melancholic love / that I had left up north spread in my mind / like ice into the corners of a windowpane.
Tell Me a Story: The Psychology of Creative Writing

Tell Me a Story: The Psychology of Creative Writing

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Did you have a favorite bedtime story as a child? I loved the fairy tale Snow White. My mother, on the other hand, was not so thrilled about reading it to me every night.

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