[Earlier work is] like seeing an old photograph. Yes, that’s me all right, but I’m not sure I’m that person anymore.
Richard Fellinger is an award-winning short story writer and former journalist who teaches writing at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. His story collection, They Hover Over Us, won the 2011 […]
Writing poetry in general is one way to make sense of it all, to break up what is vast and essentially unknowable, into smaller, more digestible pieces.
The novel’s not nearly as bleak as that might sound. It’s about grief, sure, but it’s really about overcoming grief and the arduous path to healing.
When crisis comes, we naturally want to build up and protect love above all.
When he describes Slaughterhouse-Five’s themes in larger contexts, it’s like hearing that great English teacher you had delve into a exegesis with buoyant intensity.
I want to believe in the unseeable, the unknowable. I was exploring, in this story and others in the collection, with the idea of how far some of us will go to find something we can actually believe in, and why, for some us, believing in darkness is less terrifying than believing in nothing at all.
Dawn Leas is the author of a full-length collection, Take Something When You Go (Winter Goose Publishing, 2016), which addresses the myriad of intersections found in relationships as life unfolds […]
Brian Newsome is Associate Professor of History and newly-appointed Dean for Curriculum and Assessment at Elizabethtown College. He earned his PhD from the University of South Carolina and teaches modern […]
We want to read stories that show us the absolutely true moments all people face, but in a way that people are oftentimes scared to admit happen.