These were the drives that Stan liked best. He felt unrushed, free to go as slow as he pleased, to savor what he suspected to be the last of such journeys. In Maine, a woman waited for him and for the ring he had promised her.
In Necessary Turns, Liz Abrams-Morley offers her skillful and graceful take on the oft-poeticized subject of time: its harms and balms.
Philadelphia Stories honored Alison Alsup, winner of the second annual Marguerite McGlinn National Prize for Fiction, at an awards ceremony held on the campus of Rosemont College
For ten weeks last spring, I drove my daughter Madeline down to Elmer, New Jersey, for Saturday morning art classes.
One Sunday a month I go to prison, the Federal Detention Center (FDC) located a few blocks north and west of Independence Hall.
7) Imagine a world in which death was not a form of absence, but
heightened, excruciating presence—
“The dead are massed beneath the earth. They penetrate it, and bind it
Allison’s winning story, “East of the Sierra,” forms one chapter of her novel, a current work-in-progress tentatively titled No Place in This World.
(1) Provisions for a journey into the unsaid: 1: anchor. 1: seal of the empire.
1: ink-blotter. 1: a california tiger lily
Letti gasped when she saw a realtor’s lockbox on the door to the townhouse. Would her key still work?
Welcome to our second annual awards issue, featuring our 2010 Marguerite McGlinn National Prize for Fiction winning story from Allison Alsup of New Orleans.