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 […]
JANET JOYNER grew up in the South Carolina Low Country. Until her retirement, she was professor of French Language and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Her short stories have appeared in the Crescent Review, and she is the South Carolina Poetry Society’s 2010 winner of the Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Main Street Rag, Pembroke Magazine and Bay Leaves, of The NC Poetry Council, where her poems won distinctions in 2010 and 2011. She was a featured poet in The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature’s (April 2013). More recently, her poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Emrys Journal, The Comstock Review, and The Journal of Kentucky Studies, and will appear in forthcoming issues of Main Street Rag and Flying South 2014. She is the translator of Le Dieu désarmé, by Luc-François Dumas. She lives and writes in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Anna’s domain was the wash, which doesn’t sound like much, but took an entire empire of terrain. The back yard for The Pot, on its three legs, above The Fire, bordered by The Tubs. One each, in ascending order, depending on which bits of the cauldron’s stew went where after they all boiled away at their dirt […]
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 […]