Featured Writer

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November 2018

Featured Writer: Poet Natalie Young’s Craft Essay “The Question of May Swenson”

By | 2018-11-18T14:19:01+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Academic, FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction|

Featured Writer: Natalie Young   The Question of May Swenson Poet Natalie Young May Swenson was a renegade. Nearly thirty years after her death, Swenson’s work is still perceived as wild and wild [...]

Featured Writer: Poet Natalie Young’s “Exhausted by More Than Just Tears and Empty Ice Cube Trays, the Human Addresses the Alien’s Water Experiments”

By | 2018-11-18T14:15:49+00:00 November 15th, 2018|FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Poetry|

Natalie Young   Exhausted by More Than Just Tears and Empty Ice Cube Trays, the Human Addresses the Alien’s Water Experiments "Common Grackle" by Andrew Marshall Did you know the ocean’s pH is [...]

October 2018

Haibun Feature: Contributing Editor Christine Taylor’s “Introduction to A Celebration of Haibun”

By | 2018-10-28T15:21:58+00:00 October 28th, 2018|FEATURED, Featured Writer, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, Haibun, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Mixed Forms, Narrative, Poetry|

Christine Taylor   Introduction to O:JA&L's Celebration of Haibun "Vapor" by Dan Frost Nearly twenty years ago as a graduate student of English literature, I became taken by haiku during a seminar on [...]

March 2018

Featured Writer: Kent Dixon’s Flash Fiction “How Mary Got Pregnant, Interruptus”

By | 2018-03-15T19:30:53+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Featured Writer, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS|

How Mary Got Pregnant, Interruptus (from WIP Not for Sunday School) Kent Dixon "Beyond the Plains of Eternity" by Jolanda Richter. Bartholomew to Peter: “You go,” said Bartholomew. “You’re the chief among us.” [...]

October 2017

Featured Writer: Kent Dixon’s Flash Fiction “Something Else About Mary”

By | 2018-03-14T00:06:16+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Featured Writer, Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Short Story|

Something Else About Mary (Chartres, July 2002) Kent H. Dixon You are fourteen, certainly old enough to marry but still innocent of men; more or less ignorant of the facts of life, more naïve than righteous [...]