Mary Oliver has died
Author income down sharply.
Yet another must read from Writer Beware
Works published in ’23 to enter the public domain
Nope, still can’t resell your digital files
Tin House is shuttering its print magazine
Christine Elizabeth Eldin, 1966-2012

Christine Elizabeth Eldin, 1966-2012

by Stephen Parrish

Aspiring writer, loving mother, and dear friend Chris Eldin took her life at age 46 after a long and baffling absence from public view.

Freelance Your Way to Poverty

Freelance Your Way to Poverty

by Con Chapman

There is a charity in Boston that helps the homeless by publishing a newspaper to which they contribute articles and poems.

Gatsby

Gatsby

by Camille Griep

Like almost everyone in America, I first encountered the puzzle that is The Great Gatsby in high school.

A Letter to Nick Ut

A Letter to Nick Ut

by Samantha Storey

Of all the images to come out of Saigon, your photo of the naked girl running toward the camera is the iconic one.

The Spoken World

The Spoken World

by Brett Garcia Rose

Here are the rules: You must begin every sentence or phrase with a vowel. Any word beginning with a consonant is considered high risk and must be preceded without pause by a vowel ending in a higher tonality.

Redemption

Redemption

by Michael O’Keefe

I want you to know two little known facts about me. One: I don’t like name-dropping. Hate it. Loathe it. Abhor it. Really. And I don’t like name-droppers either.

Choose Me

Choose Me

by Erica Orloff

I read an interview with a Buddhist holy man in which he said a miscarriage is a sign that the soul of that baby-to-be had a change of heart, perhaps was not ready to be reborn.

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