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Special category for featured writers

September 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Heinrich Boll’s “The Laugher” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-09-03T12:41:09+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Close Reading, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Uncategorized|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Heinrich Bőll’s “The Laugher” Read the story. Or read it in Short Shorts: An Anthology of the Shortest Stories, edited by Irving Howe and Illana Wiener Howe. Bantam 1982. [...]

August 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A close reading of Peter Meinke’s “The Cranes” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-08-02T18:59:03+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Look At Peter Meinke's "The Cranes" (from Sudden Fiction (Continued) "On Symbol Use in Short-Short Stories") Read the story. "Marsh and Cranes" by Ivan Shiskin The careful use of symbols [...]

July 2019

2019 O:JA and L Flash Discourse Prize: Dorian Fox’s Flash Memoir “Beneath the Falls”

By | 2019-07-28T15:11:19+00:00 July 27th, 2019|FEATURED, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Special Announcements|

Dorian Fox Winner of the 2019 O:JA&L Flash Discourse Prize Beneath the Falls "Waterfall" by Gus and Lina Ocampo Silva We are nineteen, college sophomores. It’s spring break and my boots are frozen. [...]

June 2019

Featured Writer: Poet Devon Balwit’s “Foolish (I)”

By | 2019-06-25T02:12:40+00:00 June 25th, 2019|FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Poetry|

Devon Balwit Foolish (I)             (John 3:4) "Wooden Figure" by Emil Nolde Called and appalled, you’d give anything not to resonate like a bell, to dampen the clanging good news—no thank you!— to [...]

Featured Writer: Poet Devon Balwit’s Craft Essay “What’s It For?”

By | 2019-06-23T22:01:47+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|Academic, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry|

Devon Balwit What’s It For? Devon Balwit I. Stone Soup: The Consolations of Faith and Philosophy If you are like me, you keep a journal. In it, I stockpile the inspiring words of [...]

Featured Writer: Poet Devon Balwit’s “Both”

By | 2019-06-21T01:26:09+00:00 June 21st, 2019|FEATURED, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Poetry, Uncategorized|

Devon Balwit Both Like Wagner before him, [Nolde] was both a vicious anti-Semite and a revolutionary creative figure.                                                                                     Jonathan Jones (Feb 2018, The Guardian) "The Mocking of Christ" by Emil Nolde Luminous [...]

Featured Writer Interview: Contributing Editor Vera Falenko talks with poet Devon Balwit

By | 2019-06-20T13:11:24+00:00 June 20th, 2019|Academic, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, INTERVIEWS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry, Writers|

Vera Falenko, Contributing Editor Featured Writer Interview: Devon Balwit Devon Balwit Devon Balwit's most recent collection is titled A Brief Way to Identify a Body (Ursus Americanus Press). Her individual poems can be [...]

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