Editor’s Note – Eighteenth Issue

Writers, Readers, Artists, Lend me your ears and hopefully your eyes for our 18th issue. This is one that aims to please. Veering away from our typical author spotlights, we chose to switch it up for our readers and highlight a program that exemplifies the importance and power of writing. Girls Write Now is using … Continue reading

Spotlight: Girls Write Now

Spotlight: Girls Write Now By Courtney McNamara On average in New York City, only about half of high school students go on to attend college. However, in one unique program, college attendance is a little above this shocking number. At Girls Write Now 100% of participants go on to get a higher education. This shocking … Continue reading

Palpable Poetry

Here at WFW, we’re always looking out for that raw quality—something to make your jaw drop, like Denis Diderot once wrote: “Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.” We hope these poems do just that for you—whether it’s through Day’s “Dinner” with Jesus, Gamutan’s “College Love” recollections, Soto’s “Blighted Spirit” … Continue reading

Photography & Arts: Painting a Picture

Writer George Colman once realized the need to praise the bridge that carries us over. To voice our gratitude. To say thank you. Aloud. This month, the Write from Wrong family and I would like to say thank you to those of you who have contributed to the magazine for the past year and half. … Continue reading

Reviews: 2011 Poets Forum

The Academy of American Poets Present the 2011 Poets Forum By Keith Gaboury The Academy of American Poets presented the 2011 Poet’s Forum in New York City. On October 21st, the first panel of the day was titled “Vision & Innovation in Contemporary Poetry” with poets Cathy Park Hong, Ilya Kaminsky, and Evie Shockley. Shockley … Continue reading

Creative Nonfiction: Standards of Care

Standards of Care By Gina Douglas My first cluster of memories is from right around the time I turned three. My birthday in October, bubble-stuff. Three weeks later, Halloween costumed as a dog. Three weeks after that, President Kennedy was killed, everybody cried. Three days later, the President’s funeral. The day my parents and grandparents … Continue reading

Fiction: Framed Friction

Happy November, readers.  Join us in this month’s issue as we dive into the gritty realism of Drew Jennings’s “Cinderblocks for Sneakers,” a story about the way death can carve away at pretense and false perceptions.  We hope you enjoy this harshly tragic glimpse into the world of cops as much as we did. Hayley … Continue reading

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