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"Birth, School, Work, Death": Contents & Contributors for Summer/Fall 2019.

“Birth, School, Work, Death”: Contents & Contributors for Summer/Fall 2019.

We present our Summer/Fall 2019 issue–“Birth, School, Work, Death” … Four phases of life, with the beauty in the details. If you wish, you can go to the Table of Contents and Contributors’ Notes on Medium here: Contents. All of our features are published there, too. Here’s what you’ll find in this issue … All...
“Film School Follies,” a memoir by Michael Hess. From "Birth, School, Work, Death."

“Film School Follies,” a memoir by Michael Hess. From “Birth, School, Work, Death.”

Portrait of the author as a young auteur. “We had arrived with vision. Golden children with artistic streaks. Golden children with talent and means, certainly, and cocky attitudes. Auteurs.” The author as student director, c. 1990. Photo by Anna Copeland Wheatley. 1. At what tragic point did we begin to think that film school might not...
“Panthera leo leo; or, a Civics Lesson.” An essay by Alison Powell from "Birth, School, Work, Death."

“Panthera leo leo; or, a Civics Lesson.” An essay by Alison Powell from “Birth, School, Work, Death.”

  “The girl imagines her body losing a dimension, her self as a pocket door.” This feature is also available, in slightly different format, on Medium. Panthera leo leo; or, a Civics Lesson A girl walks down the hallway in junior high wearing stone-washed jeans and a choker, assuming no one will touch her though many...
“Parenting in the Negative,” an essay by Will Stockton. On deficits in the adoption of an older child.

“Parenting in the Negative,” an essay by Will Stockton. On deficits in the adoption of an older child.

“David said that he hated school, which meant teachers and other students: ‘They get me in trouble.’ Home-schooling would allow him to spend more time with us, he said.” Photograph by Chad Hunt. 2019. – This feature is available, in slightly different format, on Medium. – Parenting in the Negative Deficits in the adoption of...
“Don’t Know Much About the French I Took,” a poem by Ron Smith.

“Don’t Know Much About the French I Took,” a poem by Ron Smith.

High school lessons in perspective. “I remember ‘Fermez la bouche,’ not, I think, ever directed at me …” To enjoy this feature as a broadside, drag the image to your desktop–or scroll down to read it in plain text. This poem is also available, in slightly different format, on Medium. 0 Don’t Know Much About the...