Issue 43: Opening the Door

Editors Ruminate: On the Poetry of Issue 43, Opening the Door

by Kristin George Bagdanov July 14, 2017 1 Comment

I’ve always loved the etymology of kindness, which comes from kin—those to whom we are bound by choice or genealogy. And yet I often find kindness is most difficult to practice with my family—those who have witnessed just how unkind I can be.

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On the Poetry of “Forming One Another”

On the Poetry of “Forming One Another”

by Kristin George Bagdanov April 20, 2017 3 Comments

Lately there has been much talk of bubbles, walls, and divisions—forms we conjure to perpetuate the myth of isolation and individualism: that we can live our lives unaffected by others, gatekeepers of our own private kingdoms. But bodies and borders are porous;

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5 Literary Magazines for 2015

5 Literary Magazines for 2015

by Kristin George Bagdanov January 20, 2015

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6 Literary Magazines You Should Read in 2014

6 Literary Magazines You Should Read in 2014

by Kristin George Bagdanov March 25, 2014

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How to Find a Church

How to Find a Church

by Kristin George Bagdanov September 24, 2013

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Accidental Voyeur

Accidental Voyeur

by Kristin George Bagdanov August 01, 2013

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