Few books pace themselves with the resonance of truth telling. These rare books can be fiction, nonfiction, or poetry, but within the story being told is a heart beating in time with constant universal rhythms. Thomas D.
Alistair and I do our homework at the island in the kitchen while, at the stove, Mom stirs pasta fazool.
A crisis of faith and family set in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Kyle and I arrived at his parents’ house in the early evening. He had barely removed the key from the ignition when his mother, Caroline, appeared at my window.
A Wisconsin Book Festival reading featuring the winners of the Wisconsin People & Ideas 2018 Fiction & Poetry Contest hosted by editor Jason A. Smith
If you’re looking for sentimentality, you won’t find it in The Collected Stories of Carol Wobig.
The New York Times critic A.O.
The day had wrapped us up in the blanket of its heat and refused to let us out, so much did it love us. Or maybe it was just lonely.
I got stung. On my ankle, I saw three bees, and could feel them right through my sock.
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