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 […]
JOSEPH MILLS teaches at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has published five collections of poetry with Press 53. His most recent, This Miraculous Turning, deals, in part, with education, race, and adoption.
i. The Old Woman on the Right She says that we’ve done a good thing that our daughter is lucky, and we’ll be blessed, and I want to say, Fuck you, you racist old bat. I want to say, Aren’t you afraid about the nigger music that will come from our house now? After all, […]
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 […]