But There Is Also Rosa by Jennifer Maritza McCauley

by JHow January 18, 2017

Associate fiction editor Jason Teal on today’s bonus essay: An essay preoccupied with humanness could not have arrived at a timelier juncture in our country’s marred history. With everything piling [...]

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Welcome Home by Jamie Shrewsbury

by JHow January 10, 2017

Associate fiction editor Brenna Womer on today’s bonus story: There is discernible pleasure and vulnerability in Jamie Shrewsbury’s writing, which, in her short-short “Welcome Home,” is achingly simple, like the [...]

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Writers on Writing #117: Chelsey Clammer

by JHow January 5, 2017

Flowchart for Fixing an Awkward Sentence *Click on image for a larger version. Chelsey Clammer is the author of BodyHome and winner of the 2016 Red Hen Press Nonfiction Manuscript [...]

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Two Stories from Michael Alessi

by JHow December 19, 2016

Editorial intern Jason Chenette on today’s bonus stories: In this pair of short-shorts, Michael Alessi explores the inherent dangers of brotherhood through video game worlds. At just over 100 words [...]

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Writers on Writing #116: Jennifer Wortman

by JHow December 15, 2016

In The Style Of 1. Sometimes at night I wake up without knowing I woke up. When I wake up not knowing I woke up, I will soon know sleep. [...]

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Three Microfictions from Kate Simonian

by JHow December 13, 2016

Editor-in-Chief Jennifer A. Howard on today’s bonus stories: Today’s microfictions from Kate Simonian could fit into the palm of your hand but so does your house key, and they both [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–End of Semester Blues

by Ethan Brightbill December 2, 2016

This week, Associate Fiction Editor Ethan Brightbill asked our staff how they’re coping with end-of-semester stress. Krys Malcolm Belc Associate Editor, Fiction Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Eating even more chocolate than usual, [...]

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Writers on Writing #114: Bernadette Geyer

by JHow December 1, 2016

Two Ways of Reading a Book And doesn’t he sometimes wonder whether he has gained most or lost most by learning his trade? —from “Two Ways of Seeing a River,” [...]

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Notes From Crew Quarters–Finding the Road Back

by Ethan Brightbill November 18, 2016

With so much going on in the world, it can be difficult to remember how and why we found our way to prose and poetry in the first place. Trying [...]

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Writers on Writing #113: L. L. Wohlwend

by JHow November 17, 2016

On Writing through Grief A flash of thunder belts the city as I lie on my loveseat, reading, my feet hanging off the edge, my head cocooned in a pillow. [...]

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