The Scarf

Issue 8

Visual Arts by Carolennys Oullette, Madison Poulter, and Marcin Majkowski. Fiction by Claire Ibarra, Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams, J.T. Townley, John Hough Jr.,  Justine Manzano, Matthew Dennis, Teresa Milbrodt, and Valerie Valdes, Nonfiction by J. Michael Lennon, Erin Khar, Rebecca Cook. Poetry by Dave Landsberger, Yaddyra Peralta, John Sibley Williams, Joseph Mills, Katharyn Howd Machan, and Patrick Williams. Interview with J. Michael Lennon. A Conversation Between Poets Yaddyra Peralta and Dave Landsberger. FEATURED AUTHORSDave LandsbergerJ. Michael LennonYaddyra Peralta NONFICTIONI Should Tell … [Read More...]

J. Michael Lennon

J. Michael Lenon: A Masterful Biographer Takes on a Literary Heavyweight

When J. Michael Lennon, Emeritus Vice President for Academic Affairs and Emeritus Professor of English at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, became Norman Mailer’s authorized biographer in 2006, he must have felt like a fighter preparing for the bout of his life.  Yes, Lennon had known and worked with Mailer for decades. True, in addition to being chair of the editorial board of The Mailer Review, he had written or edited several books about and with Mailer. Sure, he was the past president of the Norman Mailer Society. But none of that diminished the task before him. Over a career that … [Read More...]

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A Conversation Between Poets

Date:       Feb 24 From:       Dave Landsberger To:         Yaddyra Peralta CC:         Marina Pruna, Me Yaddy, Your poems are really good. I liked them a lot. I want to talk about CHRIST STILL SWIMMING to start. Jesus swims through the poem and there's this tremendous humanizing in that act. I mean, Jesus obviously bathed, but the pervading image is of Jesus's miracle: walking on the water. That's a great engine for the poem. Is that where the poem began or was it elsewhere?   Date:       Feb 25 From:       Yaddyra Peralta To:         Dave Landsberger CC:         Marina … [Read More...]

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Rebecca Cook: I Will Not Give Over

Rebecca Cook, whose essay “Romance” appeared in the 2012 issue of Sliver of Stone, recently published her first book of poems, I Will Not Give Over (Nov. 2013 Aldrich Press). Her essay “Flame,” (Southeast Review) was a notable essay in 2103 Best American Essays. Her first novel, Click, is forthcoming from New Rivers Press in July 2014. Rebecca Cook was a Margaret Bridgman Scholar in Fiction at the 2009 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, has published poetry and prose in many literary journals, and has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Recent work has appeared, or is forthcoming, … [Read More...]

Masterful Biographer J. Michael Lenon Takes on Literary Heavyweight Norman Mailer

J. Michael Lennon

When J. Michael Lennon, Emeritus Vice President for Academic Affairs and Emeritus Professor of English at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, became Norman Mailer’s authorized biographer in 2006, he must have felt like a fighter preparing for the bout of his life.  Yes, Lennon had known and worked … [Read More...]

All That Glitters: Sliver of Stone Nonfiction

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AVAILABLE NOW! Fresh, fierce, and enlightening, All That Glitters is a find. The talented nonfiction writers in this collection invite us along on the complicated, sometimes scary, but irresistible pursuit of truth. —Lynne Barrett, author of Magpies and The Secret Names of Women Sliver of Stone magazine presents its first volume of collected nonfiction. From the mouth of a Seattle whale to a Nordstrom’s swimsuit department, from an Idaho fundamentalist church to a fathomless Florida lake, the fifteen stories in ALL THAT GLITTERS recount lives and identities unsettled by impending doom. Also included are four … [Read More...]

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