Visiting Hours | Book Review

Visiting Hours | Book Review

Visiting Hours by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum ISBN: 978-1622883127 Stephen F Austin University Press, March 12, 2020 96 pages, paperback, $20.00   Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum’s second collection of poetry, Visiting Hours, is a testament to the struggles of grief and a plea to...
Chorus for the Kill | Poetry

Chorus for the Kill | Poetry

My head bristles with the ache of moonlight, the names of vanished trees we never learned, flies that bejewel some children’s eyes. This place wants to kill us. This place wants to kill honeybees, staghorn coral, alligators, marsh rabbits, swallowtails. When I say The...
Untitled 202005 | Visual Art

Untitled 202005 | Visual Art

Mermaids are mysterious, seductive, and dangerous. In stories, they lead foolish men to their watery deaths, and I was inspired to depict a portrait of an enigmatic woman, crowned with coral, as a ship sinks far in the horizon. Instead of the usual flowing fishtails...
Just Like the Tales Mama Told Me | Fiction

Just Like the Tales Mama Told Me | Fiction

Mama would be proud of me. My skin soft from Olay, my head all full of confidence and water. Near enough to being a god like one of them mythic creatures she read me when I was too young to fill out a dress the way I do now. Legs thick. Butt looking good. Got the men...