Fall 2016: Open Letters

"Typing up a Storm" © Abbe Mogell; used by permission]

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How could you be so creative, so powerful, so prolific? Do you know what you did to me? To my writing? To my stories? Your sexuality was smothering, dammit, and it changed…everything. When I finally started writing for money, I was writing for you.

—"Dear Prince"

New pieces will appear on the Table of Contents as they publish throughout the issue cycle.


First Person

Special Feature

Dear Literary Editor—and Writer by Steven Lewis and Rob Spillman

Theme for this Issue

Dear Tim Cook, CEO of Apple by David Biddle
Dear Prince by Shawn Kerivan
Dear Kate Chopin by Emily Toth
Dear Edward Snowden by J.p. Lawrence
Dear Harryette Mullen by Carol Dorf
Dear Henry Miller by John Vogel
Dear Madeleine Albright by Susan Terris

Personal Stories

Unleashed by Jane McCafferty
Storms of the Circus World by Lorri McDole

Hybrid Work

O Reason Not by Robert Perchan


Elizabeth Iannaci: Poem by Elizabeth Iannaci
Megan Merchant: Two Epistles by Megan Merchant


Stone and Turtle by Bernard Grant