Tag Archives: Okla Elliott

Our Neighborhood in Revere, MA

Our Neighborhood in Revere, MA By Bunkong Tuon . Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of poems about the immigrant experience in America. Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, featured Bunkong Tuon’s work on As It Ought … Continue reading

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In the Mental Architecture of the Deceased

In the Mental Architecture of the Deceased By Chase Dimock . Five years ago, my father, grandfather, and I remodeled the bathroom in our family cabin. This was no luxury ski chalet or time share condo masquerading as a cabin. … Continue reading

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The Social and Spiritual Possibilities of Lent

The Social and Spiritual Possibilities of Lent by Okla Elliott … Editor’s Note: Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, originally posted this article one year ago. It was his final post before he passed away. We are republishing this article … Continue reading

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A Growing Bibliography of Okla Elliott’s Work

Co-founder Okla Elliott served as the managing editor for As It Ought To Be from its inception until his unexpected passing in 2017. We remember Okla as a brilliant writer and an intellectually generous editor who delighted in providing platforms … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING OKLA ELLIOT WITH MICHAEL YOUNG

By Michael Young: Okla Elliott died in his sleep last night. I still haven’t fully comprehended this reality. His absence hasn’t filled the days to make me believe it. But the news is everywhere echoed through FB. There are a … Continue reading

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Kelly Cherry: Three Poems and an Interview

[The following poems appear in the limited edition hardback chapbook, Physics for Poets (Unicorn Press 2016), and are reprinted with permission of the author publisher. The interview was initially published in Inside Higher Ed.] *** DNA We scale a winding … Continue reading

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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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