Resilience as a Lifestyle: A Review of Crying in the Bathroom by Erika L. Sánchez
Writer David Obuchowski speaks with Fiction Editor D.W. White in this episode of our PostScript Interview Series. David's story "Stings" is featured in the Spring 2021 print edition.
Poet KG Newman speaks with Poetry Editor Mary Sutton in this episode of our PostScript Interview Series. Newman's poems are forthcoming in the Summer 2021 and Spring 2022 edition. You can read his poem "Choosing You Again" here.
Interiority and Point of View in Selected Works of Rachel Cusk" by D.W. White
"A novel may be thought of as consisting of two parts, running concurrently with each other. The narrative function describes those aspects of a book which operate as, quite simply, the story. A character storming out of a room to confront a cheating spouse, a protagonist agonizing over what to wear in advance of seeing brunch with her mother-in-law, the detective going back to the crime scene after a flash of insight — these are all examples of narrative actions. Textual functions, on the other hand, are those that inform theme, character arc, tonality, or the like. Places, in other words, where the book acts ‘as a book’, where the design and craftsmanship come into play. The most effective writers often execute these functions simultaneously..." Read the entire piece here.
Writer B. Bell-Gurwitz speaks with Associate Fiction Editor Margaret Malone in this episode of our PostScript Interview Series. Her short story "Fourteen and Thirty-Four" is featured in West Trade Review’s Spring 2021 edition.
Excerpt from the story:
"Andrea did leave. She left without so much as a text message. But she does admit she did get something from therapy. What she got was a living thing. What she got was a fish. The therapist said, 'It would do you some good to take care of something living. To remind yourself that you are too.'”
Les Brady speaks with Associate Editor Kelly Harrisonin this episode of our PostScript Interview Series. Brady's essay "Parts Unknown" is featured in the Spring 2022 issue of West Trade Review.
Poet Dare Williams speaks with Editor Ken Harmon in this episode of our PostScript Interview Series. Dare's poem "A Painting, A Wonder" is featured in the Winter 2021 collection of Online Exclusives.
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