fall 2015 / Poetry 2015 / Uncategorized / Volume 46

(Almost) Best in the World—Alex Andrew Hughes

His old arms fight to hold three six-packs of cheap beer, waiting to pay behind me. He’s pinned them to his gut, bent his knees, and absorbs the ice-cold blows in silence.   With one ear I hear as I walk toward the door, “I was the number 5 heavy-weight boxer in the world!” and … Continue reading

fall 2015 / Literary Blogs

National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month—affectionately called NaNoWriMo by its users—is an international writing event. It was started in San Francisco the summer of 1999 and has grown exponentially since then to become a nonprofit organization promoting literacy and encouraging children and teens to write through the Young Writer’s Program. Anyone can make an account and it’s free to … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Flash Fiction Friday

Flash Fiction Friday: Basement Magic

“Basement Magic” “Do you really think that this will work?” “Of course it will work, stop worrying about it.” “Resurrecting the dead isn’t an easy task.  Even necromancers only reanimate.” “Well, why do you think I brought the two of you here to help me?” “Even if we did—!” “I said it’ll work, okay?  Just … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Review

A Review of Previously Blue

Previously Blue is a story about catastrophes and how they can inspire others to hope and help people in need. Previously Blue was produced by Dijana Milosevic and Nesa Paripovic. It was performed by Dah Theatre’s Maja Vujovic, 7 Stages’ Del Hamilton and Faye Allen, and Café Antarsia Ensemble’s Nikos Brisco. The performance took place in Dows Theatre … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Literary Blogs

Magic Reality: A Discovery of Witches

Introducing… What We Read Wednesday! I was recommended a few novels to read over the summer by my writing professor, Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife (enjoyable, but I had the plot twists somewhat ruined since I’d seen the movie in my high school years) and Deborah Harkness’s, A Discovery of Witches. A Discovery of Witches caught … Continue reading