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Prayer for Immunity in Grand Army Plaza

Prayer for Immunity in Grand Army Plaza At a quarter to dusk a moon froze in the groin of an elm, horses on the arch dragged...

Steven Reigns

Inheritance Recovered Poet & Advocate Steven Reigns Talks with A&U's Chip Alfred It’s been nearly ten years since Steven Reigns released his last book of poetry....

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2016: Winners Announced

Time & Telling The 2016 Hewitt Award winners for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction are marked by three strong, distinct voices, but the connective tissue...

The Plague

The Plague since no blade fits to shave its locks it steals into our territory hiding like weed amongst wheat it snipes at our soldiers and unbars our gates...

Warrior Princess, Ashamed to Die, For the Ferryman

by Justin B. Terry-Smith Dear Justin, I have a question: Can openly gay men who are positive join the Army or Air Force? —Detox I was in the...

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Review

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair by Sarah Schulman Arsenal Pulp Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In her new non-fiction...

Letter to a Young Friend on World AIDS Day

My dear young friend, I’ve often wondered if it would matter if I’d been given the ability to move about freely in time? To witness every future? I’d...

Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful?: Review

Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? by Kenneth M. Walsh Magnus Books Reviewed by Chael Needle When I first met my current boyfriend, he had never heard of Everything But the...

Missing

Missing by Drake Braxton Seventh Window Publications Reviewed by Alina Oswald Award-winning photographer and long-term AIDS survivor Kurt Weston once shared his belief that any extreme situation—be...

Christodora: Review

Christodora by Tim Murphy Grove Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Christodora is a brilliantly wrought novel epic in scope, but executed with a deft and sure hand....

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