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Finding My Why: Forgiveness but No Apology

A Memoir 

Chapter One Earliest Memory My first memory is from when I was six years old. I was wearing a pretty dress, white ruffled bobby socks, and Mary Jane shoes. My hair was up in three big plaits. I was happy because I felt pretty. I’d gotten all dressed up. It was going to be a […]

By Tasha Y. Berry Posted in Non-fiction on January 7, 2021 16 min read Continue reading
Being Authentic: A Memoir

This powerful and beautifully written book is a clear-eyed account of what living in urgency taught the author

Introduction Our existence is fragile. I learned that in many intricate ways, long before the COVID-19 pandemic, so I do not take today for granted. I do not know what tomorrow will bring. I do not even know if tomorrow will come. On the eve of Thanksgiving 2016, I received the diagnosis of stage 4 […]

By Morhaf Al Achkar Posted in Non-fiction on December 24, 2020 21 min read Continue reading
There Was Histrionic Laughter at the Clowns Cadaver

An Extraordinary Poem Collection 

HYPER(IMPER)EALITY America is the land of cults and cult leaders, of hyperbole and death by truth in fiction. When I was nine years old I gas lit myself with a careless swing of wool on an elderly breathing stove When I was eleven years old I gas lit myself again ignoring every sign that Santa […]

By N. Alexander Sidirov Posted in Non-fiction on November 15, 2020 3 min read Continue reading
Anxiety Rx: A New Prescription for Anxiety Relief from the Doctor Who Created It

A Medical Memoir

4. Let Go of the Banana Have you heard the story about how to catch a monkey? There is a see-through wire fence with a series of holes in it. The holes are just big enough to fit a monkey’s hand and forearm. On the other side of the fence is a banana. The monkey […]

By Russell Kennedy Posted in Non-fiction on October 26, 2020 7 min read Continue reading
Panorama: The Missing Chapter

From the Memoir Views from the Cockpit

I found myself in a local bar called Panorama, skimming through my work contract. I contemplated my ability to continue this working abroad disaster and considered walking away from a large end-of-contract payment, or perhaps I was simply waiting for an explanation from “God” about why everything falls apart. I read the pages over and […]

By Ross Victory Posted in Non-fiction on June 28, 2020 7 min read Continue reading
Don't Be Weird

A Memoir of Food and Feelings

If It Doesn’t Scar, It Doesn’t Count Day 11 Only a handful of people have ever seen me naked: the doctor who delivered me, the caregivers who bathed me, the boyfriend who waited until our sixth date to even try to hold my hand. I actively avoid exposing myself if I can — I was […]

By Bronwen Clark Posted in Non-fiction on March 4, 2020 16 min read Continue reading

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