NEW WRITING

From Barbara Radecki’s The Dar...

May 8, 2016 by

  Chapter  1    I wait for my father to notice me. He hangs his head over a textbook and wiggles the eraser end of a pencil...

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From Michelle Berry’s The Nigh...

May 7, 2016 by

Excerpted Fiction     Sophie thinks, much later, that a lot of it began with the butter dish. A Wedgewood butter dish. Blue...

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Mary Hennessy’s Poetry

May 4, 2016 by

How to Get There from Here   Your Ava Gardner mama alive, juggling penny-wrappers and jars of peanut butter—Auntie Mame in a...

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Emma Carlson’s Embedded in a P...

May 2, 2016 by

Personal Essay   My Parent’s Wedding Someone painted the scene with watercolors before the people sat down in it. A residue of...

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Margot Berwin’s Chapter 7 of I...

Apr 13, 2016 by

Serialized Novel That evening found Martine walking down the street hand in hand with her best friend Lisette Ray. The hand holding...

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Jenny Prior’s Jackie

Apr 7, 2016 by

Fiction   Devin takes us up to Mike’s cottage – Mike’s fucking cottage! – and I sit quietly in the passenger seat for most of...

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Amber Johnson’s Poetry

Apr 5, 2016 by

i’m trapped   i can feel it, the edge of eternity presses against the soul of me like your chest to my cheek & i know there...

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William Ste. Marie’s Poe...

Mar 30, 2016 by

Possessions   Not everything like a stomach ache, Only things that I didn’t know about, the things I couldn’t look for. Not...

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