Brett Sigurdson interviews
Shuly Cawood


Our nonfiction editor, Brett Sigurdson, recently spoke with Shuly Cawood, author of Issue #4’s “An Unexpected Light.” Here’s what she had to say about the piece’s inspiration, her writing process, and the inherent challenges in writing nonfiction…Read more

Creative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction Issue #4

An Unexpected Light

by Shuly Cawood

Sometimes I wish we could start over—not so we could change it, but to do it all again. I would rewind the clock eight years to that Saturday night contra dance, after I had escaped the crowds to cry in the back hallway of the Carrboro Century Center. Tsafi hardly knew me, but she followed me anyway…Read more