Kim Echlin on Love and Death

Jun 29, 2017 by

We wanted author Kim Echlin’s thoughts on ‘Love and Death,’ as both figure so prominently in her work. Master...

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Talk to Me #12: David Layton

Jun 25, 2017 by

Where you learned to love. I imagine that love, like all our other emotions, is an instinct we are born with, but learning how to...

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2017 Poetry Contest Shortlist

May 4, 2017 by

  Congratulations to our shortlisted poets! Starting Monday we will publish a finalist a day (in no particular order as we are...

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From Leslie Shimotakahara’s No...

Apr 10, 2017 by

  After the Bloom   The Desert, 1943   At first, he faded into the mountain’s shadow. Lily’s eyes played tricks on...

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Angela Stubbs’ Poetry

Apr 10, 2017 by

  Feedback of Desire   I want to crack an egg on your ass, fix your chipped nail polish, read those poems you never...

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Talk to Me #11: Leslie Shimota...

Apr 10, 2017 by

  Where you learned to love.  The first two years of my life were spent in Trinidad, where my parents moved shortly after I’d...

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The Light Dark Side of Stories

Mar 19, 2017 by

A COFFEE HOUSE CHAT with Barbara Radecki Alex Risen and I are sitting down with a pensive Barbara Radecki, as she talks about acting,...

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Marjorie Stewart’s Non-Fiction...

Mar 8, 2017 by

  Stink: A Love Story     She swallowed the spider to catch the fly…   I like to be on the cutting edge of...

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Willow Verkerk’s Fiction

Mar 8, 2017 by

  The Woman with Eyes of Gold   I. Hello, my Name is Nina and I’m Here to Make You Love Me You will find me beside the...

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Tyrell Collins’ Poetry

Mar 8, 2017 by

  Divine   I stand by the seafront, The sky is— An elastic band of colors. I listen from the Quercus Virginiana[1] The...

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Happy Valentines Day

Feb 14, 2017 by

Wishing all of our readers and writers a wonderful day, full of love in any of its myriad...

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Cheryl Lynn Smart’s Non-Fictio...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Vague Castles   From the pulpit we were told, “A dancing foot and a praying knee don’t belong on the same leg.” We grew older....

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Shelley Tracey’s Poetry

Jan 9, 2017 by

Admission   Approaching you uncertainly, not expecting an admission through a wedge of gates fanged by steel wire.  ...

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Leslie Shimotakahara’s Fiction...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Lab Experiments   The summer of ’94. My first time living away from home. It was going to be, I hoped, my first time for a lot...

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Writing Poetry and Being Human

Dec 20, 2016 by

A COFFEE HOUSE CHAT with Magdalena Wolak. Alex Risen and I are drinking coffee with Magdalena: poet, poetry editor and self-described...

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