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Orange Roses

In “Orange Roses,” included in her 2013 book of the same title, Lucy Ives writes: “Reason is a language. In this sense it is no more or less perfect than any other language.” This statement about reason suggests that reason is merely an option, among many equal competitors; that there are methods other than reason … Continue reading

Fiction 2015 / Issues / Spring 2015 / Volume 45

A Killer Soy Milkshake — Thomas Petrino

Veganism is a feminist issue. At least that’s what Isobel told her colleagues. She had come across several scholarly articles that argued there was an intrinsic connection between veganism and the feminist agenda. These pieces, invariably authored by women with hyphenated names, always had provocative titles. The most recent essay she had read was entitled, … Continue reading