Regarding the Golden Monster

Sep 12, 2012

Essay by Wm. Anthony Connolly

In many ways, remembering is a leap of faith, just as writing is.

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Show and Tell

Jun 18, 2012

Theme Essay by Cynthia Staples

I sought the peace of silence, but I couldn’t submerge the storyteller forever.

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The Brambles of Life

Mar 15, 2012

Essay by Li Min Mo

I learned that although death was final, we weren’t allowed to mourn our losses.

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The Rubber Band King

Mar 12, 2012

Memoir by Carolee Bertisch

As I open each envelope, the ancient rubber bands holding it together fall into little worms at my feet.

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The Search for Delicious

Nov 18, 2011

Backstory by Jane Ward

Natalie Babbitt’s story has been on my mind all week as I sat by my mother’s bed in the nursing home.

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Love, Loss, and Spaghetti

Nov 07, 2011

Personal Essay by Bianca Garcia

My memories of loved ones are always intertwined with food.

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September 11: Why I Write

Sep 08, 2011

Essay by Ken Hertz

I loved being a pilot, but what did that do, really, to advance humanity?

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