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 […]
ED MAKOWSKI is a writer of poems and essays and lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As Eddie Kilowatt, he released two books of poetry: Manifest Density and Carrying a Knife into the Gunfight. His third book, A Device that is called a Vice, is forthcoming from BlazeVOX Books. Ed prefers the carving of motorcycles and bikes to the sitting of cars. More of his work can be found at Ed Makowski’s Kitchen Table.
During the First World WarEngland, like many countries,pursued emigrantsof adversarial nationsand placed them in internment camps. One German, while confined at Lancaster Castle, created a method to keep in shape despite confinement, which he named Contrology. The man had been a sickly child and kids made fun of his Greek name, calling him Pontius Pilate—Killer of […]
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 […]