Joy | Photography

Joy | Photography

Joy Taken in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, GA, this portrait uses a wide-open aperture to remove the one branch and the subject from the rest of the forest. To me, this photographic isolation represents an experience of growing up in the South as a person of color...
Counters | Fiction

Counters | Fiction

Our reward for finishing chores are in dinged up plastic cases from the library. The movies star talking dogs, rarely dinosaurs. They have funny white lesbians instead of Jim Carey or Eddie Murphy. We’ll watch the other movies at friends’ houses later....
Stink | Fiction

Stink | Fiction

Atlanta Writers Club Presents… The Terry Kay Prize for Fiction Winner: Albert Norton, Jr.   Stink   The smell started with me. I noticed it first on the subway, though it wasn’t so unusual at that moment. The smell, I mean: human perspiration....
A View From the Sidewalk | Nonfiction

A View From the Sidewalk | Nonfiction

Atlanta Writers Club Presents… Rick Bragg Prize for Nonfiction Winner: Harry Duke   A View From the Sidewalk   When I retired, I decided to open a sidewalk produce stand. I did not need the money. I just needed something to do and to feel good about...

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