Non Fiction by Marta Szabo
Issue 3 / Nonfiction

Non Fiction by Marta Szabo

Quickly, there are rides, all with men. It never takes more than a couple of minutes for someone to stop and I am zipping through Washington, then Oregon. One man picks me up in northern California. He’s just a few years older than me. There are empty soda cans rolling around the floor of his black Camaro. Maybe he will fall in love with me. Maybe he has a life I could join. Continue reading

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Nonfiction by Isaiah Zeke Swango
Issue 3 / Nonfiction

Nonfiction by Isaiah Zeke Swango

He always insisted that barbeque was meant to be eaten with one’s hands—anything more and you were deemed a sham, just another half-assed pretender at life. Sweet Baby Ray’s served as blood while I was taught to pop bones from sockets, and like a fledgling under the wing of a hawk, I tore at things once living beneath my father’s cool shadow. Continue reading

March/April Editor Spotlight: Ashley Ford
Issue 3 / Nonfiction

March/April Editor Spotlight: Ashley Ford

Our nonfiction editor for March/April is Ashley Ford, who does cool things at the Harnisch Foundation during the day. She’s a former staff writer at BuzzFeed.Com and a current serious yacht rock enthusiast. She’s also working on writing a book (or two), and co-editing the anthology Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture. Born and raised in Indiana, … Continue reading