Sliver of Stone: Issue 15

Visual Art by Henry Hu and Fabrice Poussin. Nonfiction by Rachel Richardson and Jena Schwartz. Poetry by Jennifer A. Reimer, Robert Beveridge, CL Bledsoe, Susan J. Erickson, Karen L. George, Barbara Laiolo-March (here and here), and January Pearson. Fiction by Leah Browing, Elise Glassman, Ken Poyner, and Mika Yamamoto. New Publication: Jennifer McCauley and Susanna Lang. Behind the Scenes with Sliver of Stone editors. VISUAL ART Henry Hu: Personal, Intentional Fabrice Poussin: Photographs NONFICTION Not Yelling, But Screaming, by Rachel Richardson The Space Between Lives, by Jena … [Read More...]

Issue 15: Behind the Scenes

For Issue 15, Sliver of Stone welcomes four new editors! POETRY - Born and raised in Colombia, Stella Hastie now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. She writes in many genres and her work reflects her experiences as a Colombian-American who observes, explores, and questions the world from a variety of perspectives. Stella holds a BA and an MA in English Literature from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Her poetry has appeared in Southern Poetry Review, Sanskrit, Listen Listen, Huellas, and she's had several articles published in local newspapers and magazines. # NONFICTION - … [Read More...]

Issue 15: New Publications

Congratulations to Jennifer McCauley, Sliver of Stone's fiction editor, for the publication of her poetry-prose collection SCAR ON / SCAR OFF (Stalking Horse Press). The final cover is done and the book is available to order on the press website and at all major bookstores online.     Jennifer Maritza McCauley’s SCAR ON / SCAR OFF runs the borderlands of mestiza consciousness, by turns neon-lit and beating, defiant and clashing, searching and struggling, in fistfuls of recognition, in constant pursuit of intersections and dualities. Drawing on Audre Lorde, Gloria Anzaldua, Toni … [Read More...]

Jena Schwartz: The Space Between Lives

“Wisdom is the ability to distinguish between things; to make sense out of confusion.” I met my wife in the space between lives. Both of our marriages to men had ended. In the name of sovereignty, we’d also severed the transitional relationships with other women that had respectively followed classic trajectories from headlong to toxic. In fact, we’d supported each other in making … [Read More...]