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so to speak summer 2015 issue

art + writing by: Katie Hogan / Jennifer MacBain-Stephens / Jane Lewty / Sophia Galifianakis / Loretta Oleck / Meg Eden Kuyatt / Madelyn Garner / Denise Duhamel + Julie Marie Wade / Molly Sutton Kiefer / Jenny A. Burkholder / Melanie Figg / carly gates / Michelle Brown / Stephanie Dickinson / Aurora Masum-Javed / Caitlin Scarano / Karen An-hwei Lei / Stephen Skowron / Brynne Rebele-Henry / Melanie Batchelor / Rachel Martin / Lise Lacasse + J.T. Townley / Dawn Newton / Read More >

Art

Fiction

Endlessly Repeating

Rachel Martin

Slowly and deliberately, her lips began to move. Soft words fell from her mouth and were cast out to sea by the deafening sound of the ocean’s lullaby. Her eyes steadfastly held their gaze. Her strong, tanned shoulders squared off in defiance with the immensity before her.

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Nonfiction

10 Ways to Get Her

Denise Duhamel + Julie Marie Wade

You should ask yourself: do you really want to get a woman like this? Do you really want to get/win her? Do you really want to get/understand her? If you are the type of person who likes the status quo, she will soon frustrate you. If you like dainty and domestic, you’d best look elsewhere. Hers is a wild spirit—any attempts to help/control/change her will end in a mess. If you are a fan of Pygmalion, do not mistake her for Eliza Doolittle.

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Poetry

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Meet StS Assistant Poetry Editor

Meet StS Assistant Poetry Editor

Ben Brezner

As a white, heterosexual male, I have a lot of privilege. I’ve spent a lot of years having the world reflect a “Thumbs up, buddy,” at me more often than I deserve. I’ve benefited in both concrete and fungible ways. It’s my responsibility to actively contribute to a more equitable redistribution of privilege. Helping put the voices of feminist poets out into the world is one small way that I can do that.

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Meet StS Assistant Editor

Meet StS Assistant Editor

Melanie Tague

At the moment, Melanie is most interested in the oppression of the prison population and how the literary world and this journal can do more to reach out to those in prison and work toward helping reforms happen within both the justice and prison systems.

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Navigation Press

Navigation Press

Sarah Irvin

Navigation Press (established in 2006) brings artists with national and international reputations to work directly with our students in the creation of an original edition of prints. “The creation of an edition this large could not be done by one person, it is important that students learn about the community of a printshop.”

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