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Wearing a Mask of Your Own Face: On Persona, Race, and Identity

Not too long ago I published a (craft/lyric) essay on persona, race, and identity. It was lucky enough to find a home on Brevity’s (a great online journal of creative nonfiction) blog. 131 more words


Brave New World: Exploring Creative Nonfiction

Last year, one of the sessions I covered at University for my Masters program was Creative Nonfiction. For those not familiar with the term, Sondra Perl and Mimi Schwarz define it best in their book… 450 more words

Under the Birch Tree-Broken Circle

On the weekends, sitting in the den was not required before dinner like weekdays. Before dinner during the week, Timmy and I were required to remain seated until Dad got home from work, went to the bathroom to wash up, replacing a lingering work smell with the odor of a very dry vodka martini and a lit Tareyton cigarette. 476 more words


Why did I decide to live homeless in New York?

Alan Emmins is the author of Bench Bugs: Portraits of Homeless New York

Follow the Homeless in New York Blog here.


In my early 20s I used to give coins to a homeless man who I passed everyday on my walk to work. 624 more words


Creative Nonfiction

I’m going to try and write here everyday.

I’ve realized that I love people’s stories. I love to hear about how people became the way they did. 441 more words


Summer in San Diego during the year 2015

Summer in San Diego during the Year 2015
By: Briana Munoz

I hop in my yellow bug
An enveloped smell of
Sweat and sunscreen
Crusie down D Street… 98 more words

New Publication!

So excited to announce that my creative nonfiction piece, “Songs of My Youth” is being published in Issue 3, Volume 2 of Gandy Dancer! Gandy Dancer is an online, student-run magazine for SUNY student writers out of SUNY Geneseo. 17 more words