Robert Clark Young

DEATH TO AMERICA By Robert Clark Young an excerpt from the novel Chapter One: A Suitcase Nuke Scuddy Scudalczyk was standing on the roof of the Abu Ghraib Prison, hitting golf balls with Flynn Parrish.  Scuddy always hit harder and more accurately when he was mad, and he was mad this afternoon, but also disgusted, … [Read more…]

Taylor Branch

EXCERPT FROM THE CARTEL by Taylor Branch This is an excerpt from Taylor Branch’s Byliner Original The Cartel  CHAPTER TWO Founding Myths FAME AND CONTROVERSY have been constants since the birth of organized college sports. A newer factor, relatively speaking, is the institutional control of wealth by adults. In 1859, players from Williams College accused Amherst … [Read more…]

The Practicing Writer

There exists an expansive array of online resources for MFA students and practicing writers, and one that I find beneficial is Erika Dreifus’ daily dose of e-mail updates of The Practicing Writer. Each morning, I awaken to an inbox of Monday Markets/Jobs/Opportunities, which feature available jobs in academia, as well as the publishing market. Here, … [Read more…]