Ana Arredondo: Wild Silent Drums

After a dry season a wet one, after a cool season a hot — we have some seasons, mix-and-match, take your pick, ’round ‘yere. Our thanks to Ana Arredondo for sending us this big-contrast essay, which we nominated for a Pushcart this year, “Wild Silent Drums“:

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PS – We’re still open for submissions of writing & art for an issue to feature women & genderqueer (broadly construed) creators, on any subject, in any style. Surprise us!

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Courtney Kersten: The Disappearing Midwestern Girlhood: an Ethnography

Girl-children! What was it like to be one of these vanishing creatures? Courtney Kersten investigates with “The Disappearing Midwestern Girlhood: An Ethnography,” out now in our latest, Storm Cellar 4.3.

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