Monthly Archives: August 2014

2015 Young Writers Contest Now Open!

Meet our 2015 Young Writers Contest Judges Antonya Nelson, Fiction Antonya Nelson is the author of four novels, including Bound (Bloomsbury, 2010) and seven short story collections, including Funny Once (Bloomsbury, 2014). Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, … Continue reading

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And God Is The Water, By Lyla June Johnston

And God Is The Water When I close my eyes at night I can feel the rock being cut open by water. I hear a grandfather song and it sounds like sand walking down the river bottom. In this song … Continue reading

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Jigsaw, by David Scott Pointer

Marine Corps coffins ride the ancestral iron horses of Captain Lincoln’s fabled line Army caskets are tended by the spirits of Ernest Hemingway and Great Uncle Walt Whitman Navy submersible boxes sometimes request sea burial slowly floating into the divine … Continue reading

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manifesto, by radhiyah ayobami

Writing for Peace Welcomes Guest Writer, Radhiyah Ayobami   manifesto today i heard a story that made me very happy. in fact, it actually made me feel joy. it was a story about a close sista-friend of mine. i have … Continue reading

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A Gift of Empowerment, by Melissa Hassard

I grew up in the South, the daughter of a misogynist who physically abused both his wife and her son. I remember spending a lot of time in my room with books and journals, trying to escape the yelling, trying … Continue reading

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