Just a week before, when his father could still speak, he recalled the swallows returning to San Juan de Capistrano, just down the coast.
We’ll be launching a new column in the fall called Mix Tape, essays about books mixed any way you want. Got an itch to write about the five best fiction […]
At first the creatures took small trinkets Lawrence had no desire to keep. He watched from his bed, patchwork quilt pulled up to his throat.
His fur was lush, his breath moist. I told myself to grab the knife. He inhaled. His ribs meshed with mine. I told myself: Not yet.
In truth, he driver was distracted, as all of us are sometimes, and after A passed by, he advanced into the intersection at speed without a thought.
[Earlier work is] like seeing an old photograph. Yes, that’s me all right, but I’m not sure I’m that person anymore.
Welcome to “Friday Reads,” featuring stories of the archives of jmww. Kick back, grab a comfy chair, and start your weekend off with beautiful, provocative, startling, unforgettable reads! This week’s […]
Water was what people talked about, worried over, and watched. Upstream and downstream, levees busted by force and by sabotage.
At the heart of this collection is the search for the shared sense of humanity and compassion that fiction provides us. These essays remind us that stories give us a way to connect rather than to escape.
Borderlands and Crossroads: Writing the Motherland Edited by Jane Satterfield and Laurie Kruk Demeter Press, 2016 282 pages, $34.95 978-1772580242 While there have been a variety of published and quality anthologies […]