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Episode 243: Joy Harjo, Kim Addonizio, and Paul Lisicky!

Episode 243 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 77 more words


Mad Sounds and MCC: Chapter 14

March passed by quickly because of assignments and soon April was upon us, with its sweltering heat and humidity. I wrote my major exams and during this time, I remembered that Alaha had my CD and comic books. 427 more words


The Beginning


I was barely a teenager.  I remember that coming of spring was a welcoming sign in this sleepy town on the bank of the mighty River where I was growing up.  538 more words


My Guide, my Teacher Victor Dmitievich Yagodovskii (ВИКТОР ДМИТРИЕВИЧ ЯГОДОВСКИЙ)

Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Nazi Germany‘s World War II invasion of the Soviet Union, which was launched on Sunday, 22 June 1941. Over the course of the operation, about four million German personnel invaded the western Soviet Union along a 2,900-kilometer front, the largest invasion force in the history of warfare. 600 more words

Where I was from

“I am always drawn back to the places where I have lived, the houses and their neighborhoods.” — Truman Capote

“There is no real way to deal with everything we lose.” — Joan Didion…

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Mad Sounds and MCC: Chapter 13

​Alaha and I crossed each other’s paths a few times, but I didn’t make eye contact with her. Once I thought I heard a familiar voice and I turned around to see her looking at me, a smile on her face. 529 more words