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Feeling, Angel Chidiugo Ugo-Nwauwa 2019 Dartmouth College

Feeling, Angel Chidiugo Ugo-Nwauwa

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The End Piece Of A Loaf Of Bread, Amanda E. McIntyre 2019 Dartmouth College

The End Piece Of A Loaf Of Bread, Amanda E. Mcintyre

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Foreword & Response, Charlene Browne 2019 f002c19

Foreword & Response, Charlene Browne

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Another Life, Jillian D. Bailey 2019 East Tennessee State University

Another Life, Jillian D. Bailey

The Crambo

"Another Life” is a short story about going home again. The main character, Julie, returns home and reflects on the life she left behind after high school. She reflects on the love that she lost when she lost Chris, her high school boyfriend. On this trip home, Julie experiences the sickening discomfort of returning to a place and person she no longer is and is surrounded by the memories that never really leave. Chris and his memory never left Julie, and in the sickening claustrophobia of hometown life, she discovers the man he became and what could have been.


Soulmate, Zachary Daniel Kaplan-Moss 2019 Western Washington

Soulmate, Zachary Daniel Kaplan-Moss

The Crambo

Soulmate is a 4,300 word short story about a sentient orange dress and the man who wears it.

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Whatever Makes You Happy, Gina Willner-Pardo 2019 Wright State University

Whatever Makes You Happy, Gina Willner-Pardo

Mad River Review

Gina Willner-Pardo has written short stories published in Berkeley Fiction Review, Bluestem, Pleiades, Five on the Fifth, Origins Journal, The South Carolina Review,Streetlight Magazine, Summerset Review, and Whetstone, which awarded her story “Accident” the John Patrick McGrath Memorial Award (1999). She has also written seventeen books for children, all published by Clarion or Albert Whitman. Gina’s book Figuring Out Frances won the 1999 Josette Frank Award, presented by the Bank Street College of Education, to honor a book of “outstanding literary merit in which children or young people deal in a positive and realistic way with difficulties in ...


4 Flashes, Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois 2019 Wright State University

4 Flashes, Mitchell Krockmalnik Grabois

Mad River Review

MITCHELL KROCKMALNIK GRABOIS‘ poems and fictions have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines in the U.S. and abroad. He is a regular contributor to The Prague Revue, and has been thrice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His novel, Two-Headed Dog, based on his work as a clinical psychologist in a state hospital, is available for 99 cents from Kindle and Nook, or as a print edition.


Airing Out The Dogs, Jim Daniels 2019 Wright State University

Airing Out The Dogs, Jim Daniels

Mad River Review

Jim Daniels' recent poetry books include Rowing Inland and Street Calligraphy, 2017, and The Middle Ages, 2018. He is the author of five collections of fiction, four produced screenplays, and has edited five anthologies, including Challenges to the Dream: The Best of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards. His next book of short fiction, The Perp Walk, will be published by Michigan State University Press in 2019. He is the Thomas S. Baker University Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon.


Untitled Haiku, Andrew S. Ellis 2019 Wright State University

Untitled Haiku, Andrew S. Ellis

Mad River Review

Andrew S. Ellis is annoying, infuriating, agitating, provoking, engaging, encouraging, and all the things that make a person interesting. His poetry and short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Teen Ink, the Ohio Poetry Association Common Threads, and Ink, Sweat & Tears. He is a graduate of Wright State University, earning a BA in Religion. He lives in Ohio and survives primarily off of peanut M&Ms and mountain Dew.


Two Poems By Bernard Horn, Bernard Horn 2019 Wright State University

Two Poems By Bernard Horn, Bernard Horn

Mad River Review

Bernard Horn’s Our Daily Words, winner of the Old Seventy Creek Poetry Prize, was a finalist for the 2011 Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry. His translations from the Hebrew of Yehuda Amichai’s poetry have appeared in The New Yorker and other magazines. His poems have been featured in the Dime Show Review, the New York Times, Home(less)ness: Geographies of Identity: a zine, and the 2015 anthology, Devouring the Green: Anthology of New Writing. One poem was used to commemorate 9/11 on huffingtonpost.com, and he was a finalist for the 2016 Mississippi Review Poetry Prize ...


Cliff Path, Anne Britting Oleson 2019 Wright State University

Cliff Path, Anne Britting Oleson

Mad River Review

Anne Britting Oleson lives and writes from the side of a mountain in Central Maine. She has published three chapbooks (The Church of St. Materiana, The Beauty of It, and Alley of Dreams) and two novels (The Book of the Mandolin Player and Dovecote). Her work has appeared in literary magazines worldwide.


Doing His Time With Fire, John Grey 2019 Wright State University

Doing His Time With Fire, John Grey

Mad River Review

John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. Recently published in the Homestead Review, Poetry East and Columbia Review with work upcoming in Harpur Palate, the Hawaii Review and North Dakota Quarterly.


Two Apples Too Heavy, Colleen S. Harris 2019 Wright State University

Two Apples Too Heavy, Colleen S. Harris

Mad River Review

Colleen S. Harris serves as a librarian on the faculty at California State University Channel Islands, where she also teaches in the Freedom and Justice Studies minor. She is the author of God in My Troat: The Lilith Poems (Bellowing Ark 2009), These Terrible Sacraments (Bellowing Ark, 2010), and The Kentucky Vein (Punkin House, 2011), as well as the chapbooks That Reckless Sound and Some Assembly Required out of Porkbelly Press (2014). She is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee for her poetry and fiction, holds the MFA in Writing from Spalding University, and is the co-editor of Women and Poetry ...


Between The Living And The Dead, Laura Henriksen 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Between The Living And The Dead, Laura Henriksen

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Throughout my studies at the Graduate Center, I have attempted to deepen my understanding of how some people, such as myself and my family, came to be white, and what that means, and how it can be undone. This question of whiteness has pushed me further back ontologically, or deeper down, to include how some people came to be human, and then even further, how some matter came to be living. In my thesis project I attempt to participate in dismantling one of the most fundamental binaries in binary thinking — the strict and uncomplicated division between the living and the ...


What The Wasp Said, Hugh C. Culik 2019 Independent scholar

What The Wasp Said, Hugh C. Culik

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

On a bright spring day, the ancient building housing the English and Logic Departments begins to slowly collapse on itself, trapping McMann (an inept English professor) and Lucy Curt (a logician) in the office they share. As the Fibonacci repetitions of the building’s brickwork slowly peel away, McMann seizes the moment to tell Lucy stories about skunks, stories whose recurrent pattern finally leads to the unrecognized connection between a “message” burned into his ear by a wasp and the orderly universe for which he cannot find a language. At last, he looks up only to see Lucy descending a ...


Cervantes In Perspective, Julia Domínguez 2019 Iowa State University

Cervantes In Perspective, Julia Domínguez

Julia Domínguez

Cervantes in Perspective brings together original essays on Miguel de Cervantes´s life and literature written by nine significant Cervantes scholars. Readers and scholars of Early Modern Spanish literature will find a discussion of current theories of fiction, the latest analyses of individual texts, new comparative approaches to Cervantes, and unique studies on the impact of Cervantine fiction on both early modern Spain and contemporary U.S. culture. Cervantes in Perspective also marks the first time that recent scholarly approaches emerging from the annual Chicago Cervantes Symposium have been published


My Unfair Trumpie Closely Encounters 'Julie Andrews', Marleen S. Barr 2019 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

My Unfair Trumpie Closely Encounters 'Julie Andrews', Marleen S. Barr

Publications and Research

This is a humorous short story about Trump.


Artist (Excerpt), Bill Y. Tang 2019 Dartmouth College

Artist (Excerpt), Bill Y. Tang

HUMBUG

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The Places We Called Home, Paige Peterson 2019 Honors Student

The Places We Called Home, Paige Peterson

University Honors Program Theses

An excerpt from a novel-in-progress following the lives of three related women, told via interconnected chapters. This thesis represents the stories of two women: Esther and Robin. Borrowing the technique of memoir to tell an account of their lives in the genre of fictional autobiography, these stories are finally being shared in effort to recast societal narratives and reveal empowerment in the unlikeliest places.


Umsl Faculty Expertise, 2018 Selected Works

Umsl Faculty Expertise

Mary Troy

Research Capabilities: Creative Writing; Fiction Analysis; Novel Writing; and Short Story Writing


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