Stories

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My Postcards to a Dead Author

Dec 14, 2016

Essay by Kelcey Parker Ervick

I was the biographer of one woman, but I was also writing my own life.

Mixed Media, Authors, Writer's Life | Read More

Are Thoughts Things?

Nov 30, 2016

Theme Essay by Cynthia Rosi

Because our religion always marked us as oddities—the people who didn’t believe in doctors—my mother cringed at anything she thought was not socially normal.

Writing and Faith, Writer's Life | Read More

Death and the Failings of Fiction

Nov 21, 2016

Theme Essay by Rebecca Steinitz

I called my children by each other’s names, missed appointments, left my keys in the running car.

Writing and Faith, Reader's Life, Grief | Read More

Airbrushed Memories

Nov 21, 2016

Flash Nonfiction by Marlene Olin

She convinced herself that the people on the walls were really her family.

Flash Nonfiction, Family Stories | Read More

The Birds Behind the Curtain

Nov 21, 2016

Flash Nonfiction by Don Lyman

What do the noises from my side sound like to them?

Flash Nonfiction, Nature | Read More

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