“The First Few Steps” is written from a mother’s point of view as he watches her only child start school for the first time. She has to navigate the uncertain nature of her husband’s addiction and her mother’s judgmental prying. Written by Matthew McGevna. First appeared in Hofstra University’s Windmill. Full text here.
Like This Afternoon Forever’ is inspired by the story of two Catholic priests who fall in love amid deadly conflicts in the Amazon between the Colombian government, insurgent groups, and drug cartels. Tell us more about the book. Colombia, early 1990s. For decades, the country has suffered a three-sided conflict between the cartels, the guerrillas, […]