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Stop. Listen. Listen Again. | Book Review

Stop. Listen. Listen Again. | Book Review

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, with full color illustrations by Fumi Nakamura ISBN: 978-1-57131-365-2 Milkweed Editions, August 11, 2020 184 pages, hardcover, $24.00 World of Wonders is Aimee...
Whose Story to Tell | Book Review

Whose Story to Tell | Book Review

Little Tea by Claire Fullerton ISBN: 9781645262596 Firefly Southern Fiction, April 29, 2020 252 pages, $14.99 It’s been a decade since Celia Wakefield has returned to her childhood home of Memphis, Tennessee or seen her friends Ava and Renny. Now they’re together...
Forsyth County Cartography | Poetry

Forsyth County Cartography | Poetry

concrete sidewalks cut through suburbs that dial 911, call ma’am, what’s your emergency? there’s a man outside, praying I think, he’s not from here, he’s not from here—branched streets of three-story houses and flat screen TVs, asbestos walls beyond,...
Bonded by a Flag | Nonfiction

Bonded by a Flag | Nonfiction

Without awareness, I exiled myself. Committed to being a foreigner, existing in near-constant visceral pain of missing Virginia’s Southside, until I can put my finger exactly on what I love and why and how. Until I can make sense of where I begin and my love for a...
Blandscape | Visual Art

Blandscape | Visual Art

Blandscape Blandscape is a huge acrylic painting depicting the final scene of the free world Sandra Bland ever saw.  It was painted from a still of the police video footage on the day she was pulled over, harassed, assaulted, and arrested.  The calmness and serenity...