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Matthew Carlin: A Speakeasy Reading

Matthew Carlin comes to the blog today with four poems he read last month at Speakeasy, all about art and the body and, indeed, poetry itself. Matthew is a second-year poet here at Pitt, with a sensitive poetic voice and

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Some Type of Disconnect with the Outside World: A Review of Sherrie Flick’s Whiskey, Etc.

Man paddling his canoe

By Nuria Marquez The problem with flash fiction is the problem with any good story: it ends too soon. We get caught up in a character’s life, their thoughts, their world. We devour the story and suddenly, it ends. Sometimes,

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Life’s Continued and Unwavering Bafflement: An Interview with Silas Dent Zobal

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Silas Dent Zobal was born in Bellingham, Washington, and spent his teenage years in Rockford, Illinois. His award-winning fiction has appeared in the Missouri Review, Glimmer Train, Shenandoah, North American Review, and many others. He published his first collection of short

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