October 2014

Mail Order Babies by Mika Taylor

by JHow October 30, 2014

Associate fiction editor Michael Giddings on today’s story: In “Mail Order Babies,” Mika Taylor asks questions about love. Where does love come from? Is it possible to chase it? Can […]

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Writers on Writing #95: Lesléa Newman

by JHow October 20, 2014

Dear Professor H., It’s been more than forty years since I took your Introduction to Creative Writing Class, yet I still remember that very first Tuesday morning when I sat […]

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Writers on Writing #94: Marilyn Abildskov

by JHow October 13, 2014

Paperback Writer I published my first book when I was 42 years old. I’d just moved from Iowa City to Berkeley, California, for a full-time teaching job when the book […]

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The Eleventh Annual Tuscola County Kissing Contest by Laura Citino

by JHow October 9, 2014

Associate fiction editor Annie Bilancini on today’s story: I’ll just come right out and say it: I’m a sucker for the collective-we narrator. It’s ancient, right? The Greek chorus trudging […]

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Writers on Writing #93: by Lori Tucker-Sullivan

by JHow October 6, 2014

Writing my Way Through Writing has always been a part of my life, but the degrees to which I’ve nurtured it have ebbed and flowed over time, like tides rolling […]

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The Gingerbread Man by Donald Illich

by JHow October 1, 2014

Associate poetry editor Francis McGill on today’s poem: Donald Illich gives the gingerbread man new life and even a real conscience, a conscience with not so much a moral hinge, […]

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