“I like the idea of writing and reading being acts of radical empathy . . . “
“I’ve also realized that an important part of “to be writing” is to read: actively, voraciously and from in and outside your context.”
Volume XXXVI | Number 3
Selections from our latest issue available now:
Poems by Allison Hutchcraft and John Kinsella
An excerpt from a story by Adam Peterson,
and an excerpt from David Baker‘s essay “Thresholds” from “A Symposium on Emily Dickinson”
In Tucson there is a lab
expressly dedicated to extracting
sunlight from pears,
which costs the pears their lives.
And still I envy them.
So we’re on our way to the restaurant when the kid turns to me and she goes, Dad, who is this lady? Just like that she says it, Who is this lady, eight years old and already she sounds like…
In 2013 the playwright Yasmine Rana was invited to submit a short play for a ten-minute festival in New York. She responded with a piece that was,
In her third and most recent book of poetry, Lullaby (with Exit Sign),
Kellie Wells is the author of a collection of short fiction, Compression Scars, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award, and two novels, Skin and Fat Girl, Terrestrial. She teaches in the MFA programs at the University of Alabama and Pacific…
Why We Chose It, a day in the life of the Young Writers workshop, and more!
Check out summer reading recommendations from our editors and staff. Wishing you happy reading this summer!
Announcing the 2014 Short Fiction Contest winner, Why We Chose It, a new KR Credo and more!