Positively Literary

Positively Literary

XY on XY

XY on XY by David Waggoner and Lester Strong Galleries of Monroe Press Reviewed by David Leddick These two creative guys, A&U’s David Waggoner and Lester Strong, are on to...

The Troubleseeker: Review

The Troubleseeker by Alan Lessik Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by John Francis Leonard The Gods are a fickle lot. In Alan Lessik’s imaginative new novel, they reign over...

This Is A Test: Poetry by Alicia Mountain

This Is a Test Do you recoil like you should when the boy says clean to talk about his body? In the crook of your arm you cradle a...

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...

Two Poems by Noah Stetzer

Two Poems by Noah Stetzer Measure of a Man Numbers crowd this room: T-cells, viral load, telephone, clocks, oxygen, and the day. Longitude and latitude place us here in the...

The War Years: A Ten-Minute Play by Charles Stephens

The War Years A Ten-Minute Play by Charles Stephens PARIS Willard: Black gay man. Around 27 years old. JERICHO Hampton: Black gay man. Around 25 years old. SETTING: Atlanta. 1988....

We Blessed: Nonfiction by John Boucher

We Blessed by John Boucher The following story is true. The names have been changed and composite characters created in order to protect the innocent, and...

Literary Award Winners Announced

Christopher Hewitt Award Winners 2013 A&U Magazine congratulates the winners of the first annual Christopher Hewitt Awards in Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Drama. The quality...

Precious Lives

Drama by Kathey Norton INT. HOSPITAL DAY STACIE ROBINSON, admitted to the hospital after attempting suicide, is filled with anger and tries to free herself from the...

The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House: Review

The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House by John Whittier Treat Big Table Publishing Reviewed by Chael Needle Some novels you can just settle into, and The...

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