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Bearing Witness, Past and Present

Oct 18, 2017

Essay by Marc Nieson

Standing before the mute petroglyphs, I found myself conjuring stories about what lay behind each rendering.

Why I Write, Nature, Truth-telling | Read More

Kathleen Spivack: Shaping What You Write

Oct 02, 2017

TW Interview by Jennifer Jean

You really have to swim down into yourself when you’re writing, which is why people confuse it all with mental illness.

Featured Interview, About Poetry, Illness | Read More

Lawrence Welk

Sep 18, 2017

Poem by Giavanna Munafo

A schmaltzy, eerily familiar tune that loops along, accordions swelling and shrinking, high-heeled, lipsticked women la-la-la-la-la-la-ing.

Prose Poetry, Adoption, Truth-telling | Read More

Camera Obscura

Jun 05, 2017

Personal Essay by Rebecca Schumejda

I’m afraid of contributing to the stigma of mental illness by telling this story.

Memoir, Illness, Into Sanity | Read More

The Golden Record

May 08, 2017

TW Poetry Spotlight

We wanted to make a good impression. Maybe even to launch a conversation.

Featured Poetry, Borders, Illness | Read More

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