Julia Ballerini is the 2nd place winner of Streetlight Magazine’s 2019 Short Fiction Contest.
I was persuaded, if not coerced, to join a group therapy session. My boss was concerned about my mental well-being. I […]
I paint to find out what I think about the world; to discover the things I do not have words for. With collage, I love the randomness of the sn […]
I live a runaway life. I’m a writer, a wife, and a mother and, like a lot of women who tire of the multi-layered duties that come with that combination, I need to get away. Right now, what I’m running away fro […]
Bill Bruce is the 1st place winner of Streetlight Magazine’s 2019 Short Fiction Contest.
“What’re you up to?”
I’ve been interested in photography since I was twelve years old. I grew up in North Miami Beach in a predominantly immigrant neighborhood. In middle school, my mother sent me about an hour away […]
Susan McAlister: Field Days
Opening Reception, September 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
September 28th, 11:00 – 4:00
Albemarle County, Chroma Projects, The Rivanna Conservation Alliance,
and the Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center Invite you to:
Awards will be selected by Jeffrey Allison, Paul Mellon Educator and Statewide Programs curator for t…[Read more]
Co-judging the annual fiction competition with Suzanne Freeman is a little like being each other’s plus-one at a silent auction. We independently review the wares that are displayed on a virtual table, offerings […]
McGUFFEY ARTS CENTER OCTOBER EXHIBITS
Opening: 4 October, 5:30-7:30pm
Exhibit: October 1 – October- 27 October 2019 Sarah B. Smith Gallery:
Krista Townsend’s The Art of BEING a HERo
The Ar…[Read more]
When I was seven, I made my own journal out of legal pad paper—a little book that sparked a lifelong passion for writing down my thoughts, feelings and desires. E.M. Forster asks, “How do I know what I think u […]
High Heels and Drum Sets, 48″x36,” Encaustic Collage
Self Scene October 4-26 at Glave Koen
Opening reception from 5-8pm, October 4
Letters from the Storage, 24″x24,” Encaustic Collage…[Read more]
Sanda Iliescu: Arrivals through September 22
Closing Celebration & Poetry Reading
Sunday, 22 September, 2 – 4 p.m. with
Reading by Sanda Iliescu and Russ Warren at 2:45
(Free and Open to the Public)
The gravedigger called, annoyed that I was not at the cemetery where he was waiting to lay my father’s stone marker. I’d expected his call en route and said I would get there as fast as p […]
ALLOWING THE LEAF
For an ultrasound exam, I ran on a treadmill and then was hooked up to a machine that showed my heart pumping blood. It was an incredible thing to see my heart keeping perfect time, beating […]
The canary was still. It was too late to run. Too late to escape. Too late to pray for God’s mercy.
Matt had been one of the lucky ones, one of sixteen coal miners chosen to work on a Saturday mo […]
Writing my first novel was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. It took me two full years to get through the first draft, and I felt like I was slogging my way through the entire time. I would write sections of the b […]
You are quirky in a very classy way. Postcards and trinkets and such. You make it all so interesting.
Unathi to Anita
Is your spirit smiling as I work on my third act? It’s been over ten y […]
Morning hunkered over the house, gray and unyielding, pressing through the spaces between the drawn shade and the window frame. Wes sat on the edge of the bed in underwear and socks, next to a […]
Artist Jane Skafte has designs on our natural environment.
She illustrates her deep concerns for climate change with research, conscience and talent that subtly reveals devastation from the ground up.
“I a […]
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