Recto: On Becoming an Artist by Karen Walrond

I am an artist. This is the first time I’ve ever typed that sentence. I am an artist. It feels strange to do so, even as my fingers rapidly tap the letters on my keyboard to form the statement. While my intellect can comprehend this statement, it’s taking a bit longer for my soul to […]

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Verso: My So-Called Writing Life by Susan Wagner

People ask me all the time what I “do” and I have been wondering, recently, when exactly I will be able to say to people, without laughing or cringing, “I’m a writer.” Because really,what does that mean? I am a writer. Everyone writes. When I was a teacher–an adjunct, actually, which meant that I taught […]

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