In “The Magic City,” Andrew Spear documents summer life in Glouster, Ohio. Our art editor, Suzannah Showler, interviews him about the Appalachian town that let him in.

Latest Online Issue
39.2 Spring 2015

Our current issue features work from: Sarah Crossland, John Paul Davis, Gabrielle Hovendon, Andrew Spear, Corey Van Landingham and many more.

“Does an Asian man have the right to write the story of a Black woman? What about a cisgender woman writing the story of a transgender man? A wealthy blind woman creating a character who’s white and male and straight and living in abject poverty?”

In this Special Feature, fiction-writer David Ebenbach explores what “right” an author has to write from the perspective of someone outside his or her cultural/racial/gendered/socio-economic experience.