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National Poetry Month Haiku Contest on Twitter

It’s National Poetry Month and, this year, we’re excited to celebrate with our community in an extra-special way – we’re holding a Haiku Contest on Twitter...

Creation myths and shy beetles: 2 or 3 questions for Leslie Seldin

Perhaps Leslie Seldin, in a previous life, was a shy beetle, her exoskeleton a source of quiet pride...

Maggie Glover - our new Director of Social Media

In the past few years, the explosion of social media—Facebook, Twitter, blogs—has offered our readers a wealth of new ways to find out about, share, and discuss both new writing and their own opinions thereof, not to mention a kazillion other things besides. We've done a bit to take advantage of these media, with this blog, our Facebook page, and so forth. But we've been focused on "content," as it's called now, and so haven't done as much in this area as we'd have liked. But that's all changing, thanks to Maggie Glover, our new Director of Social Media...

Drunken sailors and kram: 2 or 3 questions for Shelagh Power-Chopra

No, really, what do you do with a drunken sailor? Shelagh Power-Chopra has some thoughts, in the first installment of our new 2 or 3 questions series...

Spring Break

Are we sunning ourselves, on a distant white beach? Are we whiling away the hours with a Jackie Collins novel, worried about nothing save the question of whether we should start drinking at 3 or at 4? Sadly, no. But we need a break. And so we're taking one. Back Tuesday the 22nd, with poetry by Jenn Blair.

What does the grave say?

What does the grave say...

End of the Beginning...

End of the Beginning...

Who Are You Callin' an Aerophobe?

Etymology: It begins here...

What's a little casual sex talk have to do with the new year?

Nothing, really. But we're glad we got your attention, and hope we can keep it long enough to get you to read James Fleming's absorbing, intense new story, "He Tells Her a Story." "He Tells..." kicks off our new year not because it's more than a bit racy, after a fashion, but because it's our favorite of the stories we've run over the past few months. And because it pays a fine tribute to one of our favorite writers, Stephen Dixon.

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