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WFD: You Don’t Know Anything Until Someone You Love Dies by Anna March

You Don’t Know Anything Until Someone You Love Dies

by Anna March

A passage from my memoir in progress.

An earlier version of this appeared, in different form,  in Connotation Press. 1,349 more words


WFD Summer Tour: Rehoboth Beach

When we left DC, we headed to Rehoboth Beach to see the fabulous Anna March. In the corner of the writing world in which I live, Anna March is a force of nature. 809 more words


The Potato Man

“Shit,” I muttered, looking at the clock. 8:17 a.m. I was supposed to be at work by 8:30. Sighing loudly, hissing really, I swung my messenger bag over my shoulder, grabbed my keys, and rushed out the door. 308 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Dose of Inspiration

When you or the person you love most in the world pulls a bad diagnosis out of life’s jar of gumballs, it’s all too easy to become overwhelmed by the silty, swirling slew of internet assertions, listservs, support groups, tiny print scientific papers and raw emotion engendered by the hard kernel of fear that pulls you down, down, down into the brackish dark water. 406 more words

Sally's Journal

Teenage Habits Die Hard

We decided to wait until I started taking birth control. That was the smart adult decision to make and only smart adults like us had sex. 582 more words


"Winner: Sarah Einstein Mot, A Memoir" OMG!

I am very, very grateful to the readers and judges who chose my book, Mot: A Memoir, as this year’s winner for the AWP Award Series for Creative Nonfiction. 128 more words


Audio recording - Forever and Ever

Recently, during my time at the Keyon Review Writer’s Workshop, I did a reading of a short piece I wrote during my week at Kenyon. All of us students read from work we had created during that week. 57 more words