'Bird Eating Bird' by Kristin Naca

Lambda Award Finalist At the intersection of deconstructionism and post-colonialism, it is understood that language is a homeland. We all live in language, and for border-dwellers, the internal and external clash of cultures and languages becomes a very real, three-dimensional geography. In her 2008 National Poetry Series Open Competition wining collection Bird Eating Bird, Kristin… read more

Five Writers Who Taught Me How or Why to Write

Charlotte A. Cavatica If you had only your writing tools, a few months, and a mere five words to save the life of your best friend, which words would you choose? How would you make those choices? How would you argue connotations with a large, bored, and foul-tempered rat? When I first read Charlotte’s Web… read more