Do You Remember, 48" x 54", Oil on Canvas

Story of the Ghost

  They sit on the curb just past the customs booth: three dudes staring into the distance, faces hangdog, eyes vacant. Dreadlocks flow down their backs and rest limp on the sidewalk beside their bodies, looking like unearthed roots withering for lack of soil. Above them, the flags of two nations whip in a stiff breeze, while twenty yards off loom the struts and cables … Continue reading Story of the Ghost

Interview with Marilyn Martin

Marilyn Martin is our featured nonfiction writer for volume 5. We are proud to feature her latest essay in this issue, “Chameleons,” about a road trip her father took her family on in the 1960s. An excerpt from the essay appears below: We had been driving forever. Outside my window, trees covered in Spanish moss flashed by. The last time I’d walked on solid ground was at a rest stop in South … Continue reading Interview with Marilyn Martin