Issue 8 Summer 2014 HANNAH DELA CRUZ ABRAMS received the 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award for her novella The Man Who Danced with Dolls and her memoir-in-progress The Following Sea. She has also been accorded a Rona Jaffe National Literary Award and a North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship. Her work has most recently appeared in, or is forthcoming from, Oxford American, Waccamaw, and Southern […]
Amy Gigi Alexander
AMY GIGI ALEXANDER writes memoir, fiction, and tales about place. Her work can be seen in World Hum, AlterNet, The Nervous Breakdown, STIR, Too Young to Wed, and BBC Travel. Some of her stories will be included in Lonely Planet’s literary anthology An Innocent Abroad, and The Best Travel Writing. She’s working on two memoirs—one about living and working with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, and a second book about life with the Ngabe people in Panama. Read more at www.amygigialexander.com, or find Amy on Twitter: @amyggalexander.
For my brother Ahsan, whose name means “an act of kindness” and for my sister Salina, whose name means, “to bring peace” My voice is gone. It leaves me as I stand on a street corner, waiting for a moment to wade across a road awash in the Calcutta monsoon wilderness. The water is up […]
EDITORS‘ INTRODUCTION Paul Crenshaw & Okla Elliott Special Nonfiction Issue FEATURED ARTICLE David Kirby photos by Barbara Hamby Who Made That Wooden Horse, and What’s It Doing on Our Beach? What Greece Needs Now ESSAYS Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams Letter to Laurena Amy Gigi Alexander From Lost to Loved in Bihar Robert Cowan Close Call […]