Personal Essay

September 2019

Featured Performance Artist Interview: Contributing Editor Nureni Ibrahim Talks with Kwiksie Ifediora

By | 2019-09-12T19:54:31+00:00 September 12th, 2019|FEATURED, FEATURED PERFORMANCE ARTISTS, INTERVIEWS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Music, Narrative, Nonfiction, Performance Artists, PERFORMANCE ARTS, Performance/Slam Poetry, Personal Essay, Poetry|

Editorial Intern/Contributing Editor Nureni Ibrahim Arts and Letters of Africa (Nigeria focus) Featured Artist Interview: Kwiksie Ifediora Kwiksie Ifediora is a young multi-talent from Eastern Nigeria. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and [...]

July 2019

June 2019

Featured Series of Close Readings: A Close Reading of Alice Walker’s “The Flowers” by Pamelyn Casto

By | 2019-06-28T14:44:23+00:00 June 28th, 2019|Academic, Close Reading, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Short Story|

Pamelyn Casto A Close Reading of Alice Walker's "The Flowers." Read the Story at http://theliterarylink.com/flowers.html "A Day in June" by Isaac Levitan This short-short story by Alice Walker is a powerful innocence-to-awareness piece. [...]

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 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 [...]

Literary Tourism: Contributing Editor Jim Weitz on the Taiwanese-themed work A Pail of Oysters by Vern Sneider

By | 2019-06-17T00:20:42+00:00 June 1st, 2019|Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Literary Tourism, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Travel Writing|

Contributing Editor Jim Weitz Literary Tourism: A Pail of Oysters by Vern Sneider Vern Sneider was a 1950’s writer whose hands-on experience in post-WWII reconstruction helped form the storylines for his novels. The U.S. Army [...]

May 2019

Featured Writer: Poet Kate Hanson Foster’s Craft Essay “Crow Funerals and the Loss of Meaning”

By | 2019-05-26T12:14:58+00:00 May 26th, 2019|FEATURED, FEATURED WRITERS, FEATURED WRITERS, LITERARY ARTS, Lyric, Narrative, Nonfiction, Personal Essay, Poetry|

Kate Hanson Foster Crow Funerals and the Loss of Meaning "Rooks have Returned" by Alexei Kondratievich Savrasov “Do crows mourn their dead?” a poster of an online video asked. The video was called [...]

Essay: Associate Editor Pamelyn Casto’s “THE MYTH-ING LINK (OR LINKING UP TO MYTH)”

By | 2019-05-01T16:58:01+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Academic, Fiction, Flash Fiction, LITERARY ARTS, Nonfiction, Personal Essay|

Pamelyn Casto THE MYTH-ING LINK  (OR LINKING UP TO MYTH) An updated version of the article that originally appeared in Field Guide to Writing Flash fiction: Tips From Editors, Teachers, and Writers in the Field. [...]

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