Finding Home in the Snow and Rock: Place in Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

by JHow August 28, 2015

Finding Home in the Snow and Rock: Place in Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula by Ashley Adams Despite being a lifelong resident of Michigan, I only now feel somewhat [...]

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Writers on Writing #105: Lacey Rowland

by JHow August 25, 2015

Make It New This will all be familiar to you. It’s the traditional workshop model, we sit around a conference table, letters to the author in hand, manuscripts full of [...]

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Two Poems by Ashley Keyser

by JHow August 20, 2015

Spoken-word poetry editor Jacqueline Boucher on today’s bonus poems: The word “evocative” was invented for Ashley Keyser. The arsenal Keyser uses to conjure an image is so varied, from precise [...]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–In the Ring

by Ben Kinney August 17, 2015

Many congratulations to Dan Mancilla! His “The Deathmask of El Gaucho” was selected as the winner of the Little Presque Books Novella contest and will appear in the next issue of Passages North. [...]

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Writers on Writing #104: Gwendolyn Edward

by JHow August 12, 2015

What is Not Seen in Writing Nonfiction Last year there was a solar eclipse during one of my creative writing classes. I learned of it just before we were to [...]

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Writers on Writing #103: Wendy Fontaine

by JHow August 6, 2015

Prints Press harder, he says, and I do, watching his computer screen for proof of my identity to emerge. I push into the pads of my splayed fingers, lifting onto [...]

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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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