New Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry by Marcia Aldrich, Monica Berlin, Traci Brimhall, Karen Hays, BJ Hollars, Melissa Goodrich, Amy Holt, Matthew Fogarty, Michael Martone, GC Waldrep, Mel Bosworth & Ryan Ridge, Lydia Ship, Sean Webb and more.
Finding Home in the Snow and Rock: Place in Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Finding Home in the Snow and Rock: Place in Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula by Ashley Adams
Despite being a lifelong resident of… [more]
Writers on Writing #105: Lacey Rowland
Make It New
This will all be familiar to you. It’s the traditional workshop model, we sit around a conference table, letters to the author in hand,… [more]
Two Poems by Ashley Keyser
Spoken-word poetry editor Jacqueline Boucher on today's bonus poems: The word "evocative" was invented for Ashley Keyser. The arsenal Keyser uses to conjure… [more]
Notes from Crew Quarters–In the Ring
Many congratulations to Dan Mancilla! His "The Deathmask of El Gaucho" was selected as the winner of the Little Presque Books Novella contest and will… [more]
Writers on Writing #104: Gwendolyn Edward
What is Not Seen in Writing Nonfiction
Last year there was a solar eclipse during one of my creative writing classes. I learned of it just before we were… [more]
Writers on Writing #103: Wendy Fontaine
Press harder, he says, and I do, watching his computer screen for proof of my identity to emerge. I push into the pads of my splayed fingers, lifting… [more]
Notes from Crew Quarters–What Fuels Us
This week, since the symbol for Passages North is a rocket, we asked: What fuels the Passages North crew?
Associate Editor, Creative… [more]
Notes from Crew Quarters–The PN Soundtrack
This week's question: If Passages North had a theme song, what would it be?
Paige Frazier Associate Editor, Creative Nonfiction Louisa, Kentucky
Finding Home: Jill Talbot’s The Way We Weren’t
Finding Home: Jill Talbot’s The Way We Weren’t by Ryan Kauffman
My mom, sister, and I moved 21 times before my 18th birthday. We didn’t talk about… [more]
All Laments Are Circles by Catherine Bresner
Jason Teal on today's bonus poem: We all have ghosts. Ghosts of memory and circumstance stuck on infinite repeat inside our cerebellums. We're subject… [more]
Passages North, the annual literary journal sponsored by Northern Michigan University, has published short fiction, poetry, and and creative nonfiction since 1979. Email us at email@example.com or write to us at Passages North, NMU, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.