Issue #37

Casey Lefante

Keeping the Work of Literature Alive

Kathrin Hutson interviews
Casey Lefante


Fiction co-editor Kathrin Hutson recently had this exchange with Issue #37 featured fiction author Casey Lefante. Here’s what she had to say about employing the second-person point of view, writing about politics, her revision process, and more…. 
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Kristian Brevik

Exploring Science and Art Simultaneously

Mark Benton interviews
Kristian Brevik


Art editor Mark Benton recently had this exchange with Issue #37 featured artist Kristian Brevik. Here’s what he had to say about 2D versus 3D art, the intersection of art and science, the joy and challenge of working with natural materials, and more… 
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Wendy Fontaine

The Magic that Exists in Front of You

Elena Mederas interviews
Wendy Fontaine


One of our nonfiction readers, Elena Mederas, recently had this exchange with Wendy Fontaine, featured nonfiction writer for Issue #37. Here’s what she had to say about her writing process, her experiences as an MFA student, and more… 
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Urvashi Bahuguna

“The Crooked Timber of Humanity”

Aurora Nowak interviews
Urvashi Bahuguna


Poetry coeditor Aurora Nowak interviews poet Urvashi Bahuguna about her literary influences, her writing practices, her career as a journalist, her new book of essays about mental illness, and more… 
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By Kristian Brevik

Kristian Brevik explores the ways in which humans and other species interact and primarily works with wood, cloth, paper, and other materials provided by plants and animals.
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By Wendy Fontaine

My daughter runs through the backyard of our rented cottage in Peachtree City, a southern town named for the fuzzy fruit that grow in every orchard. Stars appear in a darkening sky, and the air is sticky-sweet with the scent of magnolia…
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Save the Bees


Honey Bee

By Casey Lefante

You lift your scalpel, stare at the speck in front of you. You feel kind of bad for it. One minute, it’s living its life in a sweet little colony, making honey and shit, and the next minute, it’s dropped unceremoniously onto a tin plate for a fifteen-year-old to dissect…
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By Urvashi Bahuguna

It took long hours to fashion a set of wings 

out of cardboard and silver foil, to pour glue 

out of a blue bottle, paint with a flat brush 

to the very edge. My mother punched holes, 

slipped drawstrings borrowed from petticoats 

and tied them on my back… 
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