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Test Run

Nonfiction by Rob Zukowski Test Run It was the summer of 1987 and I was newly out. Like any twenty year-old having just thrust open the...

Journeys Through Darkness

Journeys Through Darkness by Alina Oswald CreateSpace Reviewed by Chip Alfred To put it simply, Kurt Weston’s story is a writer’s dream. Having endured more than his share...

Memorial: Drama by Tom O’Leary

Editor's note: "Memorial" originally appeared in the February/March 1996 issue of A&U.   Memorial by Tom O'Leary Characters: STEPHEN SMITH: 38, acidic in his humor and outlook on life. BILLY...

Reaching Out

V. Anderson talks with Illya Szilak about Queerskins, a multimedia novel that takes users through a journey of innocence lost, self-discovery, and self-sacrifice Our on-line...

Wilhemina’s War: Review

Wilhemina's War Directed by June Cross Secret Daughters Productions Reviewed by T.J. Banks When we hear the words “woman warrior,” Joan of Arc or Boudicca comes to mind....

Holding Breath

An excerpt from Holding Breath: A Memoir of AIDS' Wildfire Days by Nancy Bevilaqua In his last few weeks, David rarely lay down anymore. At night,...

Nowhere Else I Want to Be: Review

Nowhere Else I Want to Be: A Memoir by Carol D. Marsh Inkshares Reviewed by T.J. Banks The book that really jump-started Carol Marsh’s imagination as a teenager...

A Parade

A Parade I think I may have just experienced one of the most prophetic prayers ever: men, women and ladyboy prostitutes parading down Beach Road and onto Walking Street, dancing,...

Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch (for my own, own, brother) All afternoon I stare at your blood sucked into that glass tube, a red slash on the white...

Bleeder: A Memoir

Bleeder: A Memoir by Shelby Smoak Michigan State University Press Reviewed by Sally Hessney The pacing of Shelby Smoak’s poignant memoir Bleeder is as measured as a heartbeat....

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