Three Poems by Joshua Michael Stewart

Three Poems by Joshua Michael Stewart

She carries his taco tray, and folds up / his walker, leans it against the faux-brick / wall.
See Naples and Die: Poem by Edison Jennings

See Naples and Die: Poem by Edison Jennings

See Naples and die, Johann Goethe wrote, / the deep-dish bay, smoke plumed Vesuvius, / the castle and the terraced hills
Two Poems by David Spicer

Two Poems by David Spicer

You know Frida Kahlo had one wide eyebrow / and a mustache, right? They helped define her beauty.
Everywhere Stars: Story by Laura Grace Weldon

Everywhere Stars: Story by Laura Grace Weldon

The weary face behind her in the bathroom mirror startled Lia. Her mother usually slept in after a late shift at the bowling alley.
Two Poems by Meaghan Andrews

Two Poems by Meaghan Andrews

My grandparents know your / grandparents, that’s the size / of the town we were born / to work with.
Two Stories by Marie McKay

Two Stories by Marie McKay

The thin edge of the paper slices the tip of my finger, but I continue so that blood paints a hole where an eye might have been.
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry —Cassandra Clare
Two Stories by Marie McKay

Two Stories by Marie McKay

The thin edge of the paper slices the tip of my finger, but I continue so that blood paints a hole where an eye might have been.
Me and Sylvia Plath

Me and Sylvia Plath

Readers of a certain age will remember how, in the wake of President Kennedy’s assassination, a list of eerie parallels between his life and death and that of Abraham Lincoln began to circulate.
Melissa’s Green

Melissa’s Green

by Douglas J. Ogurek
 
RAI—that’s short for Romanowski Architects, Inc.—had a lot of asses, but the biggest ass was Dorkwimp Buttkisser.
Three Poems by Hilary Sideris

Three Poems by Hilary Sideris

You ask me, then / space out as I explain / the long & short / of the vowel “I.”
A Guide to Make Telemarketers Quit Calling

A Guide to Make Telemarketers Quit Calling

by Angela Kubinec
 
The focus of my work is on ways to lie to telemarketers in a fashion that insures they will quit calling.
Family: An Interview with Norma Smith

Family: An Interview with Norma Smith

by Rochelle Spencer
 
I’m sure it was both my grandmother’s love of books and the family stories about my grandfather that influenced who I became.
Does unconditional love really exist?

Does unconditional love really exist?

by Dr. Donna Roberts
 
Dogs are the truest, most sincere form of unconditional love, not to mention great wisdom about love.
The Garden of the Fugitives by Ashley Mace Havird

The Garden of the Fugitives by Ashley Mace Havird

Review by Angela Kubinec
 
The Garden of the Fugitives, winner of the 2013 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, is a collection by Ashley Mace Havird.
Horoscopes for Writers -- November 2017

Horoscopes for Writers — November 2017

Word counts, book sales, even romance: the only astrological guide a writer needs.
A Poem of Protest Signs

A Poem of Protest Signs

by Adam McCulloch
 
Where do I start? / This is very bad. / I don’t have time for this. I am not a professional protester!
Lightningstruck by Ashley Mace Havird

Lightningstruck by Ashley Mace Havird

Review by Angela Kubinec
 
It is the eternal southern gothic truth, and it sounds like a rotten spoiler. It tests the stuff of any southern writer.
Easy Street Visits SIFF

Easy Street Visits SIFF

Review by Joy Ralph
 
A large part of why I fall off the map each late spring and early summer is the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).
Divinity School Dropout

Divinity School Dropout

by Ferdinand Hunter
 
Sometimes, even now that I’m older and freer, and I am feeling especially alone in the world, I find myself whispering the words of the Apostles’ Creed.
Struck by Lightning in a Garden of Fugitives: Author Ashley Mace Havird

Struck by Lightning in a Garden of Fugitives: Author Ashley Mace Havird

Interview by Angela Kubinec
Escape from North Africa

Escape from North Africa

by Tom Sheehan
 
Hardly with a hop, skip and jump did Frank Parkinson come home from Tobruk, Egypt, North Africa, madness, and World War II in general.

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