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Desperate times, new measures: Introducing Broad Street's Pandemic Blog.

Desperate times, new measures: Introducing Broad Street’s Pandemic Blog.

. We feel the need to do something. We make masks, we donate money, and still our spirits yearn for more. Solidarity and company, the companionship of … what we have, which is a computer screen, where most of us are glued all day and night. But there are people behind the screens, and they’re...
“Forced Surrender,” by Valley Haggard.  Digging deep in quarantine and recovery.

“Forced Surrender,” by Valley Haggard. Digging deep in quarantine and recovery.

“… you have to start to take it one day, one hour, one minute at a time just like you did in the first days of sobriety and childbirth and your very own brand-new unfamiliar life.” . When the gratitude lists and the shit lists are coming faster than you can write them down. When...
Our Pushcart Prize nominees from 2019 ... Read them all here.

Our Pushcart Prize nominees from 2019 … Read them all here.

We love everything we publish. As always, it was very hard to choose only six nominees. That said, we congratulate and applaud six fine writers–take the chance to give their work a read now.   Colleen Curran, “We Were Working Moms” Michael Griffith, “Ghosts of the Wall Dogs” Lise Haines, “Seek and Hide Again” Joe...
"The Archaeology of Desire": a portfolio by Gale Rothstein.

“The Archaeology of Desire”: a portfolio by Gale Rothstein.

“Where are we? Who is here with us? How big or small are we? Are we awake or dreaming?” This feature is also available, in slightly different format, on Medium. – – Editors’ Note Gale Rothstein’s work embraces dualisms in a conflicted environment: impermanence and reinvention, loss and hope. She unearths, cuts apart, and reassembles...
Contributor News: Harry Kollatz, Jr., publishes a novel.

Contributor News: Harry Kollatz, Jr., publishes a novel.

Harry Kollatz, Jr., who wrote about our former office’s very own block of Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia, has now published his first novel: Carlisle Montgomery. Carlisle is “six-foot-five, redheaded, pigtailed, gap-and-buck-toothed, nine-fingered, guitar-playing,” and thoroughly beguiling as she launches a musical career in the 1990s, somewhere between grunge and Garth Brooks. She is brought to...