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 […]
MICHAEL MEYERHOFER’s third book, Damnatio Memoriae (“damned memory”), won the Brick Road Poetry Book Contest. He is also the author of a fantasy trilogy. For more information and at least one embarrassing childhood photo, please visit www.troublewithhammers.com.
My mother and I went to a music store one day when I was nine or ten, skipping school because of a nervous stomach. She’d promised to buy me the sheet music for Man of La Mancha because I’d heard it in a commercial, liked it, and my father who was teaching me free weights had placed […]
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 […]