creativity
Truth Teller Spotlight:  Amie Oliver, painter.

Truth Teller Spotlight: Amie Oliver, painter.

“Truth, like beauty, is fleeting and temporary, so I strive to create work that is true at the time of its making but will linger in the viewer’s psyche afterward, resonating in layers of meaning.”   Amie Oliver’s artwork has been exhibited in hundreds of solo and group exhibitions as well as artists’ residencies in...
Truth Teller Spotlight:  Kat Meads.

Truth Teller Spotlight: Kat Meads.

“I remain a fan of the type of nonfiction that casts the author as filter rather than subject. Research, substantiated facts, made memorable to the reader because of how the material is assembled, the mode of telling… “ Multifaceted author Kat Meads is on a roll.  She just published her seventeenth book and sixth novel, In This Season...
Truth Teller Spotlight - Ramsey Hootman

Truth Teller Spotlight – Ramsey Hootman

Ramsey Hootman‘s first novel is “Courting Greta,” and she also penned a memoir (“Chastity Belt Included“) featured in our “Bedeviled” issue. Update for March 2017:  Hootman’s second novel, Surviving Cyril, has just been released for enjoyment on Kindle!  Making this an excellent moment to revisit her 2015 Spotlight interview … A San Francisco area resident, Hootman perfects the...
Truth Teller Spotlight:  Patricia Smith

Truth Teller Spotlight: Patricia Smith

“I learned the hard way that all details aren’t equal, that the important details are ones that also help to convey a judgment or mood or reveal character….” We love it when good things happen for our contributors.  And this month we celebrate Patricia Smith, author of “Holy War: Ramadan and race riots in a Senegalese marketplace,”...
Onward into 2017!

Onward into 2017!

It’s a new year, perhaps a fraught year, but one that is bringing good things to us at Broad Street.   For one thing, we have added illustrious members to our editorial staff:  Gretchen Comba (read her “Truth Teller Spotlight“), Katy Resch George, and Siddiqah Mujahid.  Welcome to them! And we’re thrilled to be working on...