Lit

The 1799 birth certificate has a poem in its design. We read it, admire the art, and then my daughter asks, “Daddy, what’s my birth poem?” I’m oddly embarrassed to...

Here I am again. All alone again. Don't know why I even bother. I've thrown the towel in, once or twice before. Now I don't know if...

I visited Tuila, a small Mayan village in Guatemala about eight hours from Guatemala city, to photograph children who were birthed by the village...

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    Denver seventh graders Olivia Maloney and Cameron Dreyer created "You Are Beautiful" for a school project.  The mostly silent film features a girl named...

So I sort of have a ridiculous amount of jobs. I'm a high school student, a college student, a literary agent assistant, an indie...

My friends and I were all at a house on Silver Street in Greensboro, North Carolina.  I can think of no reason for such...

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  Based on the short story "Jars" by Kevin Winchester Rick Polk:  Producer / Director / Editing Kevin Winchester: Screenplay consultant Actors: Rachel - Judy Simpson Cook /...

The following excerpt is from An Uncivil Union: The Battle of Burnsville. In April of 1864, forty Appalachian mountain women raided the Confederate storehouses in...

We could see Mr. Messick’s elephantitis though he wore a suit and tie every day to the sixth grade. Before lunch, wincing, he’d place...

Surrounded by darkness, the girl with hopeful eyes pressed ahead toward wavy lines shimmering in the narrow distance. Whirling and dancing, the lights reminded her...