Category Archives: Memoir

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Playing the Donald Trump Game

I noticed a phenomenon during this election. Vulnerable, marginalized people supporting Donald Trump—or at least claiming publicly to support Donald Trump. Continue reading




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Home States

What happens when your absentee vote is not enough to prevent the worst-case scenario? What happens if you try to return home?




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The Portrait-Sitter: Poverty, Intimacy, Paint, & Naples

In an excerpt from his memoir-in-progress, Cooking the Octopus, writer John Domini tells of a sweltering Naples afternoon spent as a painter’s subject.




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July, 2016

Dogs, dads and girls bearing cannolis. Joe will never forget July, 2016.




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Clementine, Aloft

Kindles, TED talks, yoga shreds, and memes: in the end, maybe there is no real accounting for time.




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Deaths of Distant Friends (or, John Updike Fucking Rocks)

Kurt Baumeister and John Updike met once upon a time. The event probably wasn’t memorable for Updike, but it was for Baumeister.




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What the Tumor Left Behind

Litsa Dremousis explores if unfettered optimism in the face of a few mutated cells is what ultimately ended her relationship.




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How Sad the Exodus: Teaching Men’s Creative Writing in a County Jail

Shannon Sankey reflects on her teaching experiences at a county jail.




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Murphy’s Laws: 46 Infallible Observations on the Occasion of Turning 46

After 46 spins around the sun, you probably haven’t had an especially worthwhile time if you don’t have some opinions you’re willing to stand by.




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