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Introducing New StS Blog Editors

StS Blog Editor: Sarah Batcheller is a Fiction writer in the MFA program at George Mason University. Her work has been published in Breakwater Review, in which she was selected as a finalist in the 2017 Breakwater Review Fiction Contest, ...

PRIDE 2017

It is a tradition dating back to 1970, with the nation’s first Pride Parade in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Here in June of 2017, there will be weeks filled with events and parades commencing around the nation ...

So To Speak Blog Update

Readers, please bear with us as we are transitioning into new leadership. A very exciting time for our journal and blog! We look forward to introducing you to our new blog editor, Sarah Batcheller, and assistant blog editor, Alison Ross, very ...

Portrait of a Pre-Existing Condition

By Hannah Rose Neuhauser On the surgery table, I dreamt of drowning. Fish opened and closed their mouths in dreamsicle-orange water. Everything bubbled, pulling me under. I lay without sensation. But my body was exposed, plattered. My skin peeled back. My ...