Interviews

‘Mythmaking, second-hand information, and outright lies’: An Interview with Sarah Sweeney

Nonfiction writer Sarah Sweeney was new to me, but as soon as I read an essay’s opening line of “I never planned to throw my tampon on a stranger’s car,” I knew that her writing was something that I would enjoy immensely. Her most recent collection, Tell Me If You’re Lying, adds up to a… Continue reading ‘Mythmaking, second-hand information, and outright lies’: An Interview with Sarah Sweeney

Fiction

“A Puppet Show On Top of a Puppet Show and Under a Puppet Show” by Rhoads Stevens

The child watched the burn pile. She had a hose, which had a rusty nozzle gun on its end, and every time the fire made a move toward the house or toward the fields, she worked the rusty gun and sprayed that fire. Earlier, the child caught her palm in the clamp that worked the… Continue reading “A Puppet Show On Top of a Puppet Show and Under a Puppet Show” by Rhoads Stevens