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chennette-carter's picture
Oct.03.2012
You have arrived when you have expressed your pain, your love, your story, your dream through art. Art is the last three letters of HEart; the HE is God our Father. And with God All things are possible. Rethink your life and envision your purpose. Break the cycle of muzzled dreams as Alice Walker...
bob-mustin's picture
Sep.27.2012
Winter Journal, by Paul Auster image via npr.org    You pick up memoir such as this one expecting...what? A life laid out chronologically? The failures of parenting - yours and that of your parents? Confessions and dirty linen? The titillation of romantic escapades? Saucy comments about...
keiko-amano's picture
Sep.27.2012
The Bicycle Review has published my story "Stuck" on August 15th. Here is the link.  http://www.thebicyclereview.net/current-issue.html It's on their 17th issue.    
keiko-amano's picture
Sep.27.2012
The Bicycle Review has published my story "Stuck" on August 15th. Here is the link.  http://www.thebicyclereview.net/current-issue.html It's on their 17th issue.    
keiko-amano's picture
Jul.30.2012
My story, "The Literacy of Japanese Women" has been published as below. I called it essay first, but it might turn out to be my second memoir. In the publication, it appeared under Critic.  It includes two new photos. http://contemporaryhorizon.blogspot.com/2012/07/chm-4-30july-august-2012....
bob-mustin's picture
Jul.15.2012
image via grumper.org   Okay, I admit I made the preceding posts on family a bit too dramatic. I did it first to try and generate emotion, and then to point the way to art from those perhaps toxic emotions. As the post title suggests, my family life wasn't the best in the world. We all seem...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Jul.06.2012
It’s interesting for me to step back and examine my writing progression. I read an essay this morning that I wrote in the spring of 2006 for a Stress and Human Health class. The title of the paper is “Behavior Modification: Toward Self-Empowerment.” It’s about four pages, double-spaced. I can tell...
samina-ali's picture
May.22.2012
My dad is in the hospital for a blood infection. The doctors don't know yet what has caused it. His fever has spiked for 10 days, even after a dose of antibiotics. He has grown weak and can only manage to mumble on the phone, when I call long distance to make sure he is OK. Although my mother tells...
william-w-lyles-jr's picture
May.14.2012
     “The Ironic Progress of Ellison’s Invisible Man”                   There are many ways to examine Ralph Waldo Ellison’s Invisible Man and although each would sufficiently weave into the context of other topics...
eve-kushner's picture
Apr.30.2012
The April Joy o' Kanji newsletter is now out! It features a new contest, provides answers to the last contest (and a list of winners), describes new features (e.g., the avatar selection), and offers a round-up of all essays and JOK Notebook posts published in the last month. Check out what you've...