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Natural Juxtapositions

Aurora Nowak interviews
Kelly Weber

 

Poetry co-editor Aurora Nowak recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured poet Kelly Weber. Here’s what Kelly had to say about finding inspiration in the natural world, how substructure informs subject, the important of mentors, and more… 
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The Essential Mystery of Art

Kathrin Hutson interviews
Jacqueline Vogtman

 

Fiction co-editor Kathrin Hutson recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured fiction author Jacqueline Vogtman. Here’s what Jacqueline had to say about balancing ambiguity and clarity when crafting a story, how she chooses a point of view, what she’s working on now, and more… 
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Giving in to Abstraction

Erin Post interviews
Amrita Chowdhury

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured artist Amrita Chowdhury. Here’s what Amrita had to say about how her training as an architect influences her art, navigating the art world without formal training, her role as editor of the new FAKE Art Magazine, and more… 
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Drawing Out the Core

Julie Patterson interviews
Storey Clayton

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #45 featured nonfiction writer Storey Clayton. Here’s what Storey had to say about the balance between the universal and the personal in creative nonfiction, the art of revision, his literary influences, and more… 
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Fiction

FICTION ISSUE #45

Girl Country

By Jacqueline Vogtman

 

The farmer was driving a deserted county road in the early darkness of fall when he found the girl. He was on the way home from burying his wife. His brother sat in the passenger seat, and it was he who spotted the girl first: a shape moving on the side of the road…
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Nonfiction

NONFICTION ISSUE #45

Unbecoming Doogie

By Storey Clayton

 

In retrospect, it seems likely that the school district administrators were bluffing when they recommended that I skip four grades. Oregon District 10 Superintendent Harold Riggan put the offer to my parents: “Storey is testing at an eighth-grade level…
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Poetry

POETRY ISSUE #45

Where it Hunts

By Kelly Weber

 

On a day still half-winter, I hike a trail through the short grass prairie on the edge of town named for / a woman who willed that it be preserved. Meadowlarks whistle yellow holes in the air from the posts / rising out of the ground. Ripples circle outward from the mallards floating in the shallow pools…
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Art

ART ISSUE #45

Amrita Chowdhury Acrylic & Ink Amrita Chowdhury is an architect by training and a self-taught contemporary artist. She has worked and exhibited in London, Mumbai, Kolkata and Dallas. She is also the current editor of FAKE Art magazine. At its core, her work celebrates the existence and randomness of extraordinary human lives around us. It […]