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Long-Lasting Transformation

Aurora Nowak interviews
Nadia Alexis

 

Poetry co-editor Aurora Nowak recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured poet Nadia Alexis. Here’s what Nadia had to say about how poetry can “give new language” to trauma and survival, how writing workshops can help to shape a piece, how photography informs her poetry, and more… 
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The Narrative of Childhood

Grace Safford interviews
Shane Inman

 

Fiction co-editor Grace Safford recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured fiction writer Shane Inman. Here’s what Shane had to say about his inspiration for “Watchtower,” how his background in theater informs his writing, what he’s working on now, and more… 
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Seeking Community

Julie Patterson interviews
Steven Moore

 

Nonfiction co-editor Julie Patterson recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured nonfiction writer Steven Moore. Here’s what Steven had to say about writing a memoir, the challenge of marrying form and content, how his work as a journal editor informs his writing, and more… 
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Making Room for Sensation

Kristin LaFollette interviews
Malin Abrahamsson

 

Art editor Kristin LaFollette recently had this exchange with Issue #47 featured artist Malin Abrahamsson. Here’s what Malin had to say about the inspiration for her spaceholder series, the joy and challenge of living in New York City, what she’s working on now, and more… 
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Poetry

Poetry Issue #47

Language

By Nadia Alexis

 

The ocean swallowed a father./My father’s father whole. His father ate/ too many hearts of chicken & women. He ate/his children. My father, one of them./By the time my mother & father walked…
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Art

Art Issue #47

Malin Abrahamsson Mixed Media Sculpture My Spaceholders revolve around the idea, shape, and purpose of the vessel, and the notion of holding space: the practice of allowing room to reflect on whatever arises in the moment. Clay’s transformative qualities make it an equal collaborator rather than a medium I aspire to bend to my will.

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Nonfiction

Nonfiction Issue #47

Song for No One’s Backyard

By Steven Moore

 

Jim McCrumb always told the same stories to every new batch of student employees. Jim had been a manager at the university bookstore for a long time. He spoke gently. He smiled. He had gray hair. He liked surrealism…
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Fiction

Fiction Issue #47

Watchtower

By Shane Inman

 

Right after it happened, I assumed I’d always remember the look on Ethan’s face the moment just before the ice swallowed him. But a decade was a long time and cast shadows on old memories…
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