Category: Memoir

Our archive of past pieces that are part of a larger work of creative nonfiction.

Scar by Peter Stavros

close up of dr. using scalpel

The scar was like someone had been in a hurry to get a scoop of ice cream out of the container, like those high school kids who worked behind the counter at Graeter’s on a busy August afternoon…

Korea, 1952 by Carl Tiktin

grease gun on display in museum

The only trouble with switchboard duty was that it’s a pivotal function in an artillery battery. I didn’t take any of that stuff seriously—everything was just army BS to me.