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David Abrams
David Abrams
"Marital Tip #79"

When out of town on a business trip, do not get caught up in the moment. Remain emotionally-neutral whenever possible. For example, it is not advi...

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Diana Abu-Jaber
Diana Abu-Jaber
Author Interview Series: Diana Abu-Jaber

Diana Abu-Jaber is most rece...

Interviews (all)
Chantel Acevedo
Chantel Acevedo
"What Happened to Mimi Acosta, the Most Beautiful Girl at Escuela San Benito"

(Cuba, 1961) The letter that secured her space on a flight to the United States came sooner than was expected. Mimi got to it first and hid it in her bra for a week before showing it to he...

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Author Interview Series: Chantel Acevedo

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Tracey Adams
Tracey Adams
Ask an Agent Series: Tracey Adams

Tracey Adams ...

Ask an Agent Series
Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen
A Review of Sheldon Lee Compton's Where Alligators Sleep

Where Alligators Sleep bySheldon Lee Compton (Foxh...

Reviews
Benjamin Allocco
Benjamin Allocco
"Fish Face"

Splat! That is the noise. Splat! Like an overdrawn word in an action comic book. I watch it where it’s fallen. It is a fish and it is dead. I stand breathing, chest full of old cigarette tar, sweat-su...

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Claire Anderson-Wheeler
Claire Anderson-Wheeler
Ask an Agent Series: Claire Anderson-Wheeler

Claire Anderson-Wheeler is a literary agent at Regal Literary. For this installment of our Ask an Agent Series, we asked Claire what she typically loo...

Ask an Agent Series
Hobie Anthony
Hobie Anthony
"Spark"

The magician used flash powder to create explosions. He had the rig all set. With the press of a button, a remote device would emit an electric spark to ignite the black dust. When he was ready, and a...

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Jacob Appel
Jacob Appel
Why I Write: Jacob M. Appel

When I was sixteen years old, I fell madly in love—as only sixteen year olds can—with a young woman who was madly in love with someone else.  As an adult, fortified by countless loves lost and multipl...

Why I Write
David Armand
David Armand
"Ghosts in the Mountains: My Summer at Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2014"

Let me start off by saying that I never wanted to go to Sewanee. Before I went there, I imagined being surrounded by a bunch of sycophantic, wannabe writers, struggling to keep my dignity while meetin...

Conference/Residency Spotlight
"Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures": An Interview with Michael Farris Smith

Michael Farris Smith's new novel, Desperation Road (Lee Boudreaux Books) comes on the heels of his highly-successful second offering, Rivers (Simon & Schuster, 2013), which was a...

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Erin Armstrong
Erin Armstrong
Why I Write: Erin Armstrong

I write because I find the world to be a crazy place and writing is one of the few acts that makes sense to me. I write to find out who I am while trying to explain the no...

Why I Write
Nancy Au
Nancy Au
"Radiance"

Mother cannot bear to throw out books donated to the library under her watch. Stored in our attic, dozens of boxes filled with paperbacks of nearly naked men and women wrestling on the dog-eared cover...

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