Category Archives: Essays

John Reed’s New Novel Excerpt and Interview – by M. Talley

John Reed is the author of four espionage novels, Thirteen Mountain, Dark Thirty, Shadow White as Stone and The Kingfisher’s Call. He has been a presenter at the Maui Writers Retreat and has been a staff instructor at the Santa … Continue reading

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Larry Orbach’s and Vivien Orbach-Smith’s “Young Lothar”: Reviewed by Gloria Garfunkel

My friend since middle-school, Vivien and I have much in common. We are both writers. We are both funny. We both have a strong moral compass and psychological insight. And we are both daughters of Holocaust survivors, terrified it could … Continue reading

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No!

I said, “no.” But it was ignored. They say that’s the definition of rape. But wait! I was married to you! So that makes you entitled. Surely saying, “no,” was just my way of being coy. As far as clothing, … Continue reading

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The Fiction of Zane Andrea by Nicholas Deitch

  Zane Andrea is a current attorney, former engineer, and always writer from Southeast Michigan. Specifically, she lives near and loves Detroit, but refuses to be one of those suburbanites who claims they’re ‘from Detroit’ despite living a good half … Continue reading

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