Poetry

The John Pratt Mosaic House in Midland, MI

glistens from the highway. John glued Faygo bottle caps, frosted glass marbles, and shivs of Blue Willow China around the façade of his childhood home.…

Fiction

Brains in Love

Five days before the end of America's third impeachment trial, Richard Schiffman got into a heated argument over the first. Richard, who works in television,…

Nonfiction

Mom’s Meatballs

My mother has always been an excellent cook. It’s a blessing, of course, because the food is so delicious—but also a curse. I live in…

Photography

Eerie

As I was driving to New York City in late October, 2021, I took an exit for Lake Erie outside Erie, Pennsylvania. I drove along…

First Friday Series

A Review of Becoming Kin

I live near the western shores of Lake Michigan. At my son’s high school this year, his homeroom class brought out a corn hole game…

Narrative Map Project / Nonfiction

Going to the Lake

I’ve learned that Shetek means pelican in Ojibwe, just as I’ve learned that “going to the lake” for many Minnesotans involves a drive north, a…