Category: Featured Poetry and Shorts

For authors, by authors, one word at a time

Poetry: Blue by J.K. Allen

Today’s special feature is a short poem from one of our contributors, J.K. Allen. I love this idea of defining blue in her poetic way. Enjoy! J.K. Allen received her BA in Creative Writing and English from Michigan State University. She did her senior thesis in poetry under the tutelage of Diane Wakoski, but has…
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June 18, 2016 2

Poetry: Flying Curtains by Rita Anderson

Rita Anderson has an MFA Creative Writing and an MA Playwriting. A published and award-winning playwright and poet, Rita went on scholarship to The O’Neill (CF 2012). Her play, Frantic is the Carousel, was the 2013 National Partners American Theatre nominee, when she won the Kennedy Center’s Ken Ludwig Playwriting Award for “best body of work.” She’s had nineteen productions…
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June 11, 2016 0

Got Gifts? We Do! OWS Guide to Father’s Day Shopping

  It happens once a year, and the date swiftly approaches. Daddies are special, especially writerly ones. They need more than your average Father’s Day gifts. You don’t always have time to shop though, and sometimes, our dads have everything already. Maybe you need to one up your siblings to make up for that polka…
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June 8, 2016 0