Notes from Crew Quarters–What Fuels Us

by Ben Kinney July 28, 2015

This week, since the symbol for Passages North is a rocket, we asked: What fuels the Passages North crew? John LaPine Associate Editor, Creative Nonfiction Ishpeming, Michigan Avocados. Jacque Boucher [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–The PN Soundtrack

by Ben Kinney July 17, 2015

This week’s question: If Passages North had a theme song, what would it be? Paige Frazier Associate Editor, Creative Nonfiction Louisa, Kentucky My first thought was Ready, Able by Grizzly [...]

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Finding Home: Jill Talbot’s The Way We Weren’t

by JHow July 15, 2015

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 it much, but we [...]

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All Laments Are Circles by Catherine Bresner

by JHow July 6, 2015

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 to their insistent lingering, the minute [...]

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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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