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Sex and the Young Reader

Oct 26, 2015

Theme Essay by Karen J. Ohlson

Should parents ever censor what their kids read?

Media Debate, Sex, Children's Lit | Read More

Liquid Ballerina

Oct 07, 2015

Flash Nonfiction by Paige Nichols

Those mornings shivering at the mean edge of the public pool were worth it for the moment when you’d slide into the deep end.

Flash Nonfiction, Family Stories | Read More

Did You Bring Me Anything?

Sep 21, 2015

Flash Nonfiction by Lisa Cox

She’d lift gifts from her suitcase, and I would forgive her desertion instantly.

Flash Nonfiction, Family Stories | Read More

Clothes to Die In

Sep 16, 2015

Flash Nonfiction by Mel Andrews

I’m uncomfortable around ambulances or the overdressed crowds outside funeral parlors.

Flash Nonfiction, Grief, Illness | Read More

The Case of the Disappearing Editor

Jun 15, 2015

TW Column by Martha Nichols

In the battle over submission fees, what troubles me most is the idea that writers do everything and editors do nothing.

Media Debate, Money, First Person | Read More

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