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To Turn with Joy and Hope: A Conversation Between Okla Elliott and Sonya Huber

  SH: So, Okla, you recently wrote Bernie Sanders: The Essential Guide, and are now working on a similar short book for Squint Books on Pope Francis. In the Bernie book, you manage to work in cool departures into sci-fi … Continue reading

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The Final Bakesale

The Final Bakesale by Sonya Huber  Al Gore did not invent global warming or PowerPoint (I don’t think). He did make a movie about global warming using PowerPoint. And some say it was dull. I was so shaken by it … Continue reading

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Secularism and Compartmentalization

Secularism and Compartmentalization by Kenneth Nichols Nearly twenty years ago, my loving father spent some of his evenings coaching my T-ball team in the fields behind Reynolds Elementary. Early in his tenure, he knelt and told me that I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Review of Destroyer and Preserver by Matthew Rohrer

Review of Destroyer and Preserver by Matthew Rohrer by Letitia Trent I had a professor during my undergraduate years (one those old-fashioned liberal arts professors who believed that intimately knowing Milton’s Satan or Shakespeare’s Lear was a prerequisite for being … Continue reading

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The Jackpot

The Jackpot by Letitia Trent The monogamous are like the very rich. They have to find their poverty. They have to starve themselves enough. -Adam Philip We are too flush our bosky hedge funds are fecund— we calculate the slow … Continue reading

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Help Them Free Their Words

Help Them Free Their Words: Tom Kerr discusses his work with Steve Champion and his death row memoir an interview by Jason Tucker An associate professor of writing at Ithaca College, Tom Kerr began working with Steve Champion while teaching … Continue reading

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“Blowfly” by Andrew Hudgins

Blowfly by Andrew Hudgins Half awake, I was imagining a friend’s young lover, her ash blonde hair, the smooth taut skin of twenty. I imagined her short legs and dimpled knees. The door scraped open, but eyes closed, I saw … Continue reading

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