SmokeLong Weekly for January 19, 2017:

Missed Connections

by Kevin Hatch

I was driving southbound on Clementine towards the Whole Foods. December fifteenth and I was stopped at a red light. You were in the lane beside me with your friends in a powder blue Toyota and as you pulled up I noticed you were looking in at me. You were in a blue dress, red … Continue reading Missed Connections

Issue Fifty-Four

December 19, 2016

This Week’s Reader:

Ashley Inguanta

Ashley Inguanta is the author of three collections: The Way Home (Dancing Girl Press 2013), For The Woman Alone (Ampersand Books 2014), and Bomb (Ampersand Books 2016). Her work has most recently appeared in The Rumpus, The Florida Review, Artborne Magazine, Bartleby Snopes, and Paper Nautilus. Last year she received an Orlando Weekly "Best Of" award for her poetry. When she's not writing, you can find her teaching at Valencia College, Writer's Atelier, and Sunlight Yoga.

Read the interview with Ashley Inguanta

Review: Looking Back, Moving Forward: Reflecting on Life Happening in Jack C. Buck’s Deer Michigan

  By Santino Prinzi In many of the stories in Deer Michigan (Truth Serum Press, 2016), characters reflect on memories of what once was and how the world around them has changed, whether they wanted it to or not. In these moments, we find loss, anger, and regret, as well as happiness and hope. “Hoop … Continue reading Review: Looking Back, Moving Forward: Reflecting on Life Happening in Jack C. Buck’s Deer Michigan

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