February 2016

Notes from Crew Quarters–Not Again!

by Ben Kinney February 26, 2016

This week, we asked our editors: What is a trope in writing that you are tired of seeing? Jacque Boucher Spoken Word Poetry Juneau, Alaska Young men contemplating their lives […]

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After the War by Ryan Croken

by JHow February 24, 2016

Associate poetry editor Jacqueline Boucher on today’s bonus poem: “After the War” is simultaneously vast and intimate. The poem’s transition into big questions makes me feel hopeless down to my […]

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Discharge Summary by Brandon Barrett

by JHow February 22, 2016

Associate fiction editor Sarah David on today’s bonus story: Brandon Barrett’s “Discharge Summary” takes us on an off-kilter ride past health care’s peculiarities and the hospital staff’s dirty laundry. Also […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Writing We Love

by Ben Kinney February 19, 2016

This is an exciting week at Passages North. We’ve just opened two of our contests–the Waasnode Fiction contest, judged by Tiphanie Yanique, and the Neutrino Short-Short contest, judged by Lindsay […]

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With the quickness: PN interviews Neutrino Short-Short Prize judge Lindsay Hunter

by JHow February 17, 2016

We’re big Lindsay Hunter fans around the PN office. It’s a fandom that began long before Hunter paid us a visit last year to read from Ugly Girls. We’ve been devouring her work […]

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Ground War by Kevin Weidner

by JHow February 16, 2016

Associate poetry editor Karl Schroeder on today’s bonus poem: In every space, there are invisible currents: dust, rising and swirling, colliding and falling, collecting in corners. We too, have our […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Who’s Reading This?

by Ben Kinney February 12, 2016

This week, we asked our editors: If you had the opportunity to have your work read by one person, who would it be? Annie Bilancini Associate Editor, Fiction Cleveland, Ohio […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Word Choice

by Ben Kinney February 5, 2016

This week, we asked our editors: what are your favorite and least favorite words? Jacque Boucher Spoken Word Poetry Juneau, Alaska Favorites: Loquacious, vivisect, shoulder, guts Least Favorite: Lover, twitch, […]

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Write an Essay About Your Favorite Family Member by Kate Imbach

by JHow February 1, 2016

Editor-in-chief Jennifer A. Howard on today’s bonus story: I have a thing for unlawful writers, writers who trespass genre boundaries and who steal forms. Here, Kate Imbach rips off what […]

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