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Family Business

Family Business

by: Alan Swyer A short story where the light at the end of the tunnel is the eventual fraying of the ties that bind… “If…

American Cab

American Cab

by: Cynthia Close A real-life story of an authentic connection across cultures where an encounter opens a wound and recalls thoughts of a war, fifteen…

The Osiris Podcast

The Osiris Podcast

Beyond the Margin takes pause from its regular programming to expound on the plethora of fascinating podcasts available from the Osiris Media Group… On iTunes…

Dancing Man

Dancing Man

by: Drema Deòraich  “His grin shadowed me, a happy reminder of fleeting insight.” A man, footloose and entirely liberated, offers his ability to get others to…

We Are All Fixer Uppers

We Are All Fixer Uppers

by: John Hearn “Our fragmented, rapidly changing society, unable to provide a structural basis for sufficiently intimate and lasting bonds, has generated a culture industry…

On Mental Health

On Mental Health

by: Robert Levin “We require a measure of mental illness in order to live with even a semblance of internal equilibrium.” A story emphasizing the fact…

The Rise & Fall of The F Bomb

The Rise & Fall of The F Bomb

by: Mark Budman An argument in opposition to the overemployment of the “F-Bomb,” a word that “no longer functions as a pejorative or slur, but…

Googling A First Love

Googling A First Love

by: John Haymaker The sting of a first lost love lingers in the heart of the romantic, and time and distance forever push that momentary…

Best of ATM 2017, Nonfiction

Best of ATM 2017, Nonfiction

As 2017 comes to its close, Across the Margin takes a look back at some of its most treasured moments in Nonfiction… Throughout this final…

Selfie-Interests

Selfie-Interests

by: Carole Symer An attempt to slow down the conversation, to contemplate the emotional shadows flickering in the room in the real-time space between us….