Nana and the Naisberry

In Fiction, Magazine by David Lowell CarpenterLeave a Comment

Nana removed the mango from her handbag and placed it on the stainless steel counter in front of the Miami customs officer. She slowly took out other items, lining them up next to the mango. Lipstick, a silk scarf, hand lotion, change purse, a small mirror. Nana wore a well-coifed …

David Lowell CarpenterNana and the Naisberry

Some Words After

In Magazine, Poetry by Alexa BrynLeave a Comment

what was it about that morning that when I tell my mother she it’s strange because we seemed or did you really just not people say I have to start I begin to remember, then you said I said you said I said you said you said or maybe I …

Alexa BrynSome Words After

Writing an Alternate Ending

In Books, Magazine by Shoshana AkabasLeave a Comment

No One Is Here Except All Of Us | By Ramona Ausubel | 325 pp. Riverhead Books. $26.95 | Since Ramona Ausubel’s quirky and bold story “Atria” was published in an April 2011 issue of The New Yorker, readers have been impatiently waiting for her debut novel, No One Is Here Except …

Shoshana AkabasWriting an Alternate Ending
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A Determinism of Morality

In Magazine, Music by Janelle McDermothLeave a Comment

On a scale of one to ten, I’m pretty ignorant when it comes to metal music. Yet on a Friday afternoon, I found myself staring at a variety of black boxes, each blinking and purring as the sounds of an asymmetrical drumbeat, methodical bass line, throat-shredding voice, and ornamented guitar …

Janelle McDermothA Determinism of Morality