Victoria Corchada Menendez

Victoria Corchada Menendez

Joan Miro was well known for saying he’d spent 90 years trying to paint like a child. At one of our recent launches at the Tap Room in Aiken featuring Julia Wendell and Evelyn Berry, Victoria Corchada Menendez, age 6, made the decision to become a poet and to...
Burn by Chloe Chun Seim

Burn by Chloe Chun Seim

Saturday morning. Hours before you’re due for your sister’s college volleyball game, before either you or your mother shuffle out of bed and greet the mildew and cigarette smoke layering your apartment. The doorbell comes to you first as a wren’s warble in your dream...
My Cousin Ruth by Marlene Olin

My Cousin Ruth by Marlene Olin

February, 2017.  We’re sitting at a swank, expense account kind of restaurant. I’m in D.C. for the AWP conference and visiting my cousin is an added perk. Since I’m stranded at the downtown Marriott, Ruth has come to me. Once her father worked with mine building...