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“Even Toy Swords”

When the boy next door knocked on mine and pronounced himself dead, he had a gun and I had a sword. Because, after all, I was the girl. He...

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Novel Flash: All the Light We Cannot See

Leaflets At dusk they pour from the sky. They blow across the ramparts, turn cartwheels over rooftops, flutter into the ravines between...

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Reiko Davis is a literary agent at Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency. For this installment of our Ask an Agent Series, we asked Reiko...

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Not Myself: On Writing Other Perspectives

This never-ending debate came up several times in my MFA classes: can a writer write from the perspective of another race, gender, sexual...

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Huffington Post Reviews Far Beyond the Pale by Daren Dean

Few literary journals are as diverse and prolific as Fiction Southeast. The Louisiana based online journal founded by Chris Tusa and...

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Ask an Editor Series: Michael Griffith

Michael Griffith is the Fiction Editor at Cincinnati Review. For this segment of our Ask an Editor Series, we asked Michael what he...

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“A Review of Darrin Doyle’s The Dark Will End the Dark”

The Dark Will End the Dark by Darrin Doyle (Tortoise Books, 2015)  Darrin Doyle’s collection of stories, The Dark Will End the Dark, is...

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The piece of writing advice that is always debated: "Write what you know." Naturally, if writers followed that advice every time...

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The Story Behind the Story: “Grow Grow Grow”

Once, in a reverie, I listened to the PJ Harvey song “Grow Grow Grow.” I sowed a seed Underneath the oak tree I trod it in With my...

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Ask an Agent Series: Reiko Davis

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