Notes from Crew Quarters — PN Goes to the Movies

by Ben Kinney June 26, 2015

Since summer is the time for blockbuster movies, the Passages North crew weighed in on the movies they think everybody should watch. Rachael Belmore Associate Editor, Creative Nonfiction Marquette, Michigan [...]

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Day of the Dead by Hilary S. Jacqmin

by JHow June 25, 2015

Associate poetry editor Kelsey Lueptow on today’s poem: Hilary S. Jacqmin’s “Day of the Dead” illuminates the eerie moment when one is forced to confront cultural interpretations and tributes. The [...]

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2015 Hrushka Memorial Prize Winner

by RobinMcCarthy June 23, 2015

Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson’s essay, “On Nostalgia,” was selected by guest judge Steven Church as the winner of Passages North’s 2015 Nonfiction prize. “‘On Nostalgia,’ says Church, “begins with a consideration [...]

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2015 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize Winner!

by RobinMcCarthy June 15, 2015

Guest judge Lynn Emanuel has chosen “Antikythera,” by poet Lindsay Means, as the winner of the 2015 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize. Lynn has the following to say about Means’ arresting [...]

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Self-portrait with Tucson by Julie Swarstad Johnson

by JHow June 12, 2015

Associate poetry editor Sarah Bates on today’s poem: Every line in Julie Swarstad Johnson’s “Self-Portrait with Tucson” has me believing in a body made of snow, rock and ponderosa pine, [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters — The Days of Summer

by Ben Kinney June 9, 2015

Notes from Crew Quarters is back for the summer! In honor of the time off, Ben Kinney asked the crew to describe their ideal summer day. Ashely Adams Associate Editor, Creative [...]

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Turnpike by Kathryn E. Hill

by JHow May 26, 2015

Managing Editor Robin McCarthy on today’s bonus story: Kathryn E. Hill’s “Turnpike” won my heart with the line “…she died like the Venus de Milo.” Forget how beautiful those words [...]

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The Books by Young Rader

by JHow May 18, 2015

Managing editor Matt Weinkam on today’s short: This is my favorite kind of fiction. “The Books” moves fast, reads funny, and appears light, but surprises with strange turns and glimpses [...]

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How to Celebrate a Birthday by John Hart

by JHow May 13, 2015

Sarah Bates on today’s bonus poem: How much of ourselves do we give to the mundane? To Tuesday and Thursday, back stairwells and morning? How much of our life is [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters — Lit Mag Names

by MikeJacoby May 4, 2015

This week, Mike Jacoby asked our crew what they would name their fantasy lit mag. Amy Hansen Associate Editor, Poetry Sycamore, Illinois I would call my journal “Meh” and publish [...]

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