Juli Berwald: Looking at Life Through The Two Dozen Eyes of a Jellyfish
"They sense their world with not just one but with many, many faces"
David Queen is a Truman Capote Fellow at the University of Montana. His story, "House Call," is in the latest issue of Whiskey Island (Issue #69), and another called "Dry" is forthcoming in Jellyfish Review. David also published a review of Mary Miller's new collection Always Happy Hour in Fiction Southeast.
Narrative Magazine’s Poetry Contest Winners are online:
- The Food Chain by Raven Leilani
- Free Huey P. Newton with Every Purchase and Other Poems by Troy Jollimore
- Watching the Foxes by Milo Gallagher
CutBank Poetry Editor Aya Satoh is interviewed by Rachel Mindell (MFA 2015) of Submittable about her experience at Thinking Its Presence, “a conference focused on explorations of race, creative writing, and art,” in An Encounter with the Ephemeral Archive: Thinking Its Presence 2017
Alicia Mountain’s (MFA 2015) poem, “Inescapable Luck,” is in The Southampton Review.
At Poets.org, a celebration of “Native American Heritage Month, a time for us to honor the history, culture, and traditions of Native Americans past and present.” Featured poems from Alexie to Zepeda, and several essays, as well.
What Flannery O'Connor's College Journal Reveals by Karen Swallow Prior.
“The brief diary shows an aspiring writer struggling to overcome doubt and anxiety.”
"I’m not on social media, but my friends reported that I was being called all sorts of names, including 'birdbrain' and 'climate-change denier'. Tweet-sized snippets of my essay, retweeted out of context, made it sound as if I’d proposed that we abandon the effort to reduce carbon emissions, which was the position of the Republican party, which, by the polarising logic of online discourse, made me a climate-change denier. In fact, I’m such a climate-science accepter that I don’t even bother having hope for the ice caps. "
"It’s the most wonderful time of year again: pre-Thanksgiving! Here at Manger, we’ve been wracking our brains for weeks to give you new content about a holiday that’s had the same menu for three centuries and change."
WE HOPE YOU ENJOY YET ANOTHER THANKSGIVING ISSUE OF OUR FOOD MAGAZINE! by Krithika Varagur
And for no good reason at all, Ralph Steadman. “Don’t be sniffy about people who dip pens…”