Meredith Boe

Meredith Boe is a writer and editor living in Chicago. Her creative writing and critique has appeared in World Literature TodayFrom the DepthsMidwestern Gothic, Chicago Book Review, among others. She's recently been seen writing poems on a typewriter with Chicago's poetry-on-demand group, Poems While You Wait. A graduate of DePaul University's MA in Writing and Publishing program, she now works on contracts for a living.

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Lauren Bender interviews
Meredith Boe


Our editor in chief Lauren Bender recently had this exchange with Meredith Boe, our Issue #27 featured nonfiction author. Here’s what she had to say about the differences between writing flash and long form, her typical writing process, and how she utilizes feedback from workshops…. Read more

"Lost" by Catherine Howley, acrylic paint and pastels



By Meredith Boe

The planes over this city, they fly low. Above my bed, night or day, where I’ve spent my hours lately. The rush of vibrations gets louder, then softer, louder, then softer, like waves. When they’re really low, it sounds as if the sky is ripping in half. I go to work, read, drink too much, eat, make love. And repeat. Time feels wave-like, or more a whirlpool tub I can’t climb out of….
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