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Slow down, savor, make sense

Brett Sigurdson interviews
Dinh Prince

 
 

Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, recently spoke with Dinh Prince, author of Issue #5’s “The Origins of Minor Injuries”. Here’s what she had to say about the effect of writingand parentingon her life and work.
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Time and my subconscious

Robin Lauzon Parker interviews
Shannon Reed

 
 

Our fiction editor, Robin Lauzon Parker, recently spoke with Shannon Reed, author of Issue #5’s The Buddhists. Here’s what she had to say about her process, her inspirations, and what she’s working on now.
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An immediate response of the collective soul

Cynthia Close interviews
Ekaterina Vasilyeva

 

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, recently spoke with Ekaterina Vasilyeva, Issue #5’s featured artist. Here’s what she had to say about her journey into photography, her search for the magic in people and places, and the influence of her Russian culture and folklore on her work.
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An atomic hum that grounds us

Erin Post interviews
Diandra Holmes

 
 

Our poetry co-editor, Erin Post, recently spoke with Diandra Holmes, Issue #5 featured poet. Here’s what she had to say about her process, her poetry, and writing from life experience.
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Fiction

Fiction Issue #5

The Buddhists

by Shannon Reed
 
 

“The Buddhists have a saying,” Tim said, “that when something breaks, it is to distract us from the beautiful new thing that is being born.” His hands draped loosely, calmly, over the steering wheel. He smiled slightly, the wrinkles at the corners of his eyes deepening, but did not look at his wife…Read more

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Poetry

Poetry Issue #5

On the Family Mantle

by Diandra Holmes
 
 

My great grandfather fit into a cigar box
when he was born. His fingers were pale,
wrinkled like poorly rolled cigarettes.
They thought to place his cradle
in the trash heap next to the blue glass bottles
and empty tins of sardines…
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Creative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction Issue #5

The Origins of Minor Injuries

by Dinh Prince
 
 

Dozens of nights play out in this way: Benjamin twisting out of our arms again and again, arching his back, rolling his eyes, his muscles hardening as he struggles away from our grasp. A baby can be enormously strong, its power centered in the stomach under misleading layers of fat…Read more

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Art

Art Issue #5

Russian Season Photography by Ekaterina Vasilyeva     Russian winter—a great ancient myth recorded in Russian folk tales and poetry; the cult that lives in the hearts of Russian people…         Anyone who lives in Russia has to love the winter, at least subconsciously. Winter decorates our country as perhaps no other… […]