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Keep Austin Weird

by: David A.F. Sweet A wild romp through Austin, Texas, with a tour guide forty-four years in the making… The only way to be introduced…

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The Shadow of Development

by: Rita Sinorita Fierro A journey to a place suspended in time. An island that calls into question the merits of an efficiency-driven society… “Not to…

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Only Then, Can The Healing Begin

by : Frederick Foote A meditative essay about race, violence and law enforcement in America today… It is my assumption that there are systems of…

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Nigger to Nigger

by: Frederick Foote “No matter how much whites and blacks despise the idea of the Nigger and the word itself, the use of the word…

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I Found Love Once

by: Sarah Fader I found you and you found me and that means something…   I found love once. It was 5000 miles away from…

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Safe Spaces

by: Krissy Trujillo Already living with a certain level of fear most people never have to face, a senseless tragedy strengthens a community’s resolve to…

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Tristiana: Portraits

by: Jonathan Marcantoni Tristiana, portraits, and the theory of visualism: a preview of Jonathan Marcantoni’s forthcoming novel, Tristiana, coming out Summer 2016 from Floricanto Press. Within…

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Writing a Person

by: Paul Hoisington A few tips for writers on bringing to life a dynamic and relatable “person”… Ever thought about what makes a good character?…

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Why Can’t We Argue Like Adults?

by: David Raney Problems need solutions, which require smart arguments, and unfortunately that’s something we don’t know how to do any more… Richard Nixon didn’t…