Another and another, Dear Reader, this one quite special, quite close to us, it’s Sierra Bellows’ “Second Person“:
Today’s share gives us as much as a signed jersey or a well-loved prop, a commemorative thimble or a mud-rusted spur. Do enjoy, Reader, this poem of Ari Wolff’s, “Any Object Can Become Memorabilia“:
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“:
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!
It’s a rough edged front rolling in, though they say this winter’ll be milder than last. Today from the archive we’re proud to provide these brief creative nonfiction pieces by Katie Johansen, from SC 3.1, “Hard Candy” and “Delicate”: