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About “The Baker’s Apprentice” by Daniel Karasik from issue 298.1

I wrote the first draft of “The Baker’s Apprentice” when I was nineteen. I thought it was one of the best things I’d ever written, which was true, since I hadn’t written much that was any good at all. 742 more words

North American Review

water descants

lovers are vessels
drifting buoyant
on the brink of drown
quenched in kissing rains…
with laughter brimming
on waves of cresting….
rhythm rocking in currents of… 62 more words


prayer to a descant voice

muse… voice me
to descant…to counterpoint
like champagne bubbles
that float to surface mirth…
or…like grace note birdsong
that lifts invisible in space
and patterns all the air… 66 more words


"When We Die" forthcoming in Descant

Story tackles gay history during Nazi era

I found out recently that my story “When We Die” will be published in Descant magazine’s upcoming special issue on Berlin. 197 more words