Essay in THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 2018;
(cited in BAE 2015, 2016); PUSHCART poetry finalist

NEW! Summer Contest Issue

Read our Winners, Runners-up, Solstice Finalists, Solstice Editors’ Picks, and Notable Work. This collection is not to be missed.

FALL/WINTER 2020 Print Issue

This issue appears in the time of a pandemic. Also, it’s the time of the winter solstice, a transitional period of regeneration, renewal and self-reflection.

2021 Night Riffs Virtual Book Table

Links to Brenda’s book as well as books and music from Roy Nathanson & Aidan Scrimgeour and Duo Paloma

 

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