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Waiting on a Miracle: Poetry by Joe Bisicchia

Waiting on a Miracle Will wine ever flow despite all the vinegar in my veins? I know it shall arrive, the balm, whatever its welcoming face, sure...

Poets for Life: Philip F. Clark on Why Writing Matters

Poets for Life A&U’s New Poetry Editor on Why Writing Matters by Philip F. Clark “emaciation, grisly cancer, no future, heart of gold, passionate engagement with a great B film,...

The Waiting Room: Fiction by Harry F. Rey

The Waiting Room Glasgow 2020 "Michael?” I call out into the waiting room. The smell of fresh paint and flowers is overwhelming, almost making me want...

It’s Not Over: Poetry by Mark J. Mitchell

It's Not Over The NAMES Project in Atlanta Just behind The Silver Skillet past the parking lot, a seamstress works—mostly alone—Names are kept here—sorted, folded, catalogued. Shelves are full and...

The Prettiest Star: Review

The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels Hub City Press Lambda Literary Award-winning author Carter Sickels pulls no punches in this unsparing and deeply felt novel that turns...

Zack: Poetry by Jeni Booker Senter

Zack “I am become Death. Shatterer of Worlds.” ——Bagavad-Ghita I. I envied his flaming pride and his carelessness. I envied the way he openly painted his nails Glittery Gold And...

Drawing on Walls: Review

Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring Written by Matthew Burgess Illustrated by Josh Cochran Enchanted Lion Books Reviewed by Hank Trout Drawing on Walls: A Story of...

#SaveTheArts: 2020 Christopher Hewitt Award Winners Announced

#SaveTheArts Eighth Annual Christopher Hewitt Awards #SaveTheArts asks “all professional in the film, television, theatre, entertainment and arts world, join the challenge to post a photo...

It Was Never Supposed to Be Ours: Poetry by Ben Kline

It Was Never Supposed to Be Ours Our uncles were silent and buried, the internet infant, drag queens still used names like Fonda Peters and bowls of free...

Soul Cowboy: Fiction by Cris Eli Blak

Soul Cowboy by Cris Eli Blak When my parents came to America in the fifties they had dreams bigger than their minds could understand. They wanted...

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