Germ Magazine guest author

Germ Magazine guest author
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… is a contributing guest author for Germ, which means the following criteria (and then some) have been met: possessor of a fresh, original voice; creator of fresh, original content; genius storyteller; superlative speller; fantastic dancer; expert joke teller; handy with a toolbox; brilliant at parties; loves us as much as we love them.

I sometimes think we are like a knotted pumpkin, or a twisted and misshapen bed of autumn squash, beautiful in our imperfections.       Curtis Dunlap lives near the confluence of the...

In second grade, she cut her hair, taking the blunt art class scissors and squeezing off a thick lock in the middle of her forehead. a Her mother grounded...

How odd that you prefer   Spirits talking   over a woman alone on a stage.   So be it. I will tell you   I am a flute   the wind whispers through.   Listen...

Martini’s was a small family-run grocery store, just a five-minute drive from Grandmom’s house. I hadn’t been in yet that summer, what with all...

"I moved to North Carolina from Michigan seven years ago to pursue a career in art. It was a bit scary being in a...

She wears white leather kid gloves, a pillbox hat over her blonde coiffure. The time is April 1956 on the newsreel on the classic...

  after a photo triptych by Agafia Polynchuk   Panel I. It is a slice, but not sauce and cheese and toppings. Rather, it is nutty bread slathered in icings,...

Panteen lived above the Barb-B-Q across the street. Mama first toodle-ooed to him from the window she had ventilating her cigarette. “Look at his wicked wink,”...