April 2013

No Cell Can Hold by Ross McMeekin

by JHow April 30, 2013

One midsummer morning, out in the middle of his acreage, a farmer peeled back the tough, grainy leaves of a fresh husk of corn, expecting to find inside a developing […]

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Writers on Writing #37: Jacob M. Appel

by JHow April 22, 2013

The Long Hello By any literary standard, I am having a good year. Ten months ago, despite two decades of trying, I had not managed to sell a full-length manuscript […]

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The Brady Bunch: A Hermenuetics by Chris Haven

by Geoff April 18, 2013

Chris Haven has recent or forthcoming work in Versal, Nimrod, Louisville Review, and Poet’s Market. Selections from his Terrible Emmanuel series won the 2012 Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Prize from […]

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Passages North’s nonfiction contest winners announced!

by JHow April 17, 2013

Congratulations to the winners of Passages North’s 2013 Thomas Hrushka Memorial Nonfiction Prize! Contest judge Elena Passarello has selected the as the winner Brandon Davis Jennings’ essay, “I Am the […]

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Writers on Writing #36: Julia Shipley

by JHow April 16, 2013

I. Writing from the Ox-house A human life is like a single letter in the alphabet. It can be meaningless. Or it can be part of a great meaning —Jewish […]

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When the Plan Comes Together by Tom Rich

by JHow April 13, 2013

I work as a hospital IT trainer; my particular role is to explain to the nurses and anesthesia staff who work in and around the operating room how to do […]

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Writers on Writing #35: Shannon Huffman Polson

by JHow April 10, 2013

Please and Thank You. I begin. Fingers moving over the keyboard, because this is my time. I do not have a lot of time. I have to sit down with […]

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Mapping the Brain by Teresa Milbrodt

by JHow April 8, 2013

You know you have to reorganize your brain, change the way you go about thinking of things, because if you can’t you’ll probably lose your job. Or at the very […]

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The Next Big Thing Self-Interview: Jennifer A. Howard

by JHow April 3, 2013

The uncategorizable Matthew Gavin Frank, my fellow editor here at Passages North and author of the new The Morrow Plots and the soon-to-be new Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning […]

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Writers on Writing #34: Tasha Cotter

by JHow April 1, 2013

Another Kind of Life It’s only recently that I’ve started thinking about where my poetry comes from. My first chapbook of poetry was released this month and my first full-length […]

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