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Solace and Self-Expression

Erin Post interviews
Lisa Beech Hartz

 

Managing editor Erin Post recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured poet Lisa Beech Hartz. Here’s what Lisa had to say about editing a manuscript, her dual focus on art and writing, her mission to bring poetry to underserved communities, and more… 
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Exploring Isolation

Grace Safford interviews
Kathryn Ordiway

 

Fiction co-editor Grace Safford recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured fiction author Kathryn Ordiway. Here’s what Kathryn had to say about the inspiration for her short story, her editing process, how she uses color in her writing, and more… 
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The Truth Reveals Itself

Kristin LaFollette interviews
Kristin Fouquet

 

Art editor Kristin LaFollette recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured artist Kristin Fouquet. Here’s what Kristin Fouquet had to say about her chosen medium of black and white photography, the inspiration she draws from her hometown of New Orleans, her work as a writer, and more… 
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Fight Like a Writer

Julie Patterson interviews
Chelsey Clammer

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #46 featured nonfiction writer Chelsey Clammer. Here’s what Chelsey had to say about drawing on intimate life experience for writing, her self-description as a “sound nerd,” her approach to editing, and more… 
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Poetry

Poetry Issue #46

Nude Study from Life, Lee Krasner, 1938

By Lisa Beech Hartz

 

Crossing 8th Street in the rain Igor laughed, /
dropped your hand. I like being with an ugly woman. / Angle of the streetlight, silvering everything, even / his careless mouth. It makes me feel more handsome.
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Nonfiction

Nonfiction Issue #46

The Shape of a Day

By Chelsey Clammer

 

Courtney and I slept together a few nights ago, but not like that. Girlfriends at sixteen, we were each other’s first love. Now, almost twenty years later, that’s not us, but I’ve been staying in the five-bedroom house Courtney shared with her mom…
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Fiction

Fiction Issue #46

Portrait of a Marriage as a Young Thing

By Kathryn Ordiway

 

When it’s trying, Liv reminds herself that everyone says the first year is the hardest. This helps. She imagines the three hundred and sixty-sixth day of their marriage as a rosy winter day, fresh snow on the ground…
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Art

Art Issue #46

Kristin Fouquet Digital Photography Artist Statement: “Weighed-In: Stills of a Boxing Gym” When a client requested a shoot in a boxing gym, I reluctantly agreed. I viewed boxing more as violence than sport. When not photographing my central subject, I captured stills. Seeing the equipment, I respected the boxers’ commitment. Although I had no desire […]