The shock. I am removed from my daily existence and everything that is familiar to me.
Category: January-February 2019
Thoughts Had on the Morning of April 4, 2010, While Slowly Drifting Out into the Caribbean Sea by Amber Foster
For a long time, you shouted and whistled and waved your arms with your orange safety buoy lifted up over your head.
Spinning on a Fish Hook by Lina Lau
When my husband has a pounding headache for three days, right behind his eyes, he lies in bed in the dark.
Eva by Lisa Dart
My mother was talking about something that had happened over fifty years ago….
WRITING LIFE: When It’s Not About Time Management by Kimberly Coyle
When my daughter enters the game, I rest my pen, but my mind continues to wander.
CRAFT: 4 powerful ways to use images and text in CNF by Nicole Breit
The visual essay is a hybrid narrative form that communicates meaning for the reader both visually and textually.
Review: First Comes Marriage by Huda Al-Marashi
Huda meets Hadi, the boy she will ultimately marry, at six years old.
Review: Island In the City: A Memoir by Micah McCrary
Drawing … parallels between Illinois… and Prague makes for an interesting journey for a young African-American queer male growing up in the late 80’s/early 90’s…
Review: All the Wild Hungers by Karen Babine — Six Things This Book Is About and What Happened When I Read It
Karen collects and names her cookware. She has a thing for cast iron skillets …