Excerpt: Jane Silcott

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From Everything Rustles The Inner Weed My mother had a white streak in her hair from her early forties on. It suited her. Gradually the rest of her hair grew in grey to match it, and then, like so many other women of her generation, she went to the hairdresser and had it blued. My … Continue reading

(Archive) In Place: Eric Pinder, Live at NK Gallery, Boston

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This episode is part of our In Place LIVE series. We are pleased to be able to bring you live performances from some of our favorite writers. Pinder’s reading was part of an evening a readings in support of the exhibit Keep Warm By Firefly at NK Gallery in Boston on August 3, 2012. Eric … Continue reading

In Place: Emily Robbins Bradley’s “Snow Globe”

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Emily Robbins Bradley has her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of New Hampshire. Her essays have appeared in the literary journals The Northern New England Review and Lifelines as well as the anthologies Voices of Breast Cancer and Voices of Caregiving. She works and teaches at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Although … Continue reading

Story: Marie Millard

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These Things Happen Otitis Externa. I had swimmer’s ear again. The nurse flushed my ear with warm water, but no wax came out. She peered through the otoscope again. “You have tortuous ear canals. That’s why you have this problem.” She tried again with the water. I grimaced at the pressure. She stopped. “Does that … Continue reading

(Archive) In Place: Eric Pinder, Live at NK Gallery, Boston

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This episode is part of our In Place LIVE series. We are pleased to be able to bring you live performances from some of our favorite writers. Pinder’s reading was part of an evening a readings in support of the exhibit Keep Warm By Firefly at NK Gallery in Boston on August 3. Eric Pinder … Continue reading

In Place: Eric Pinder, Live at NK Gallery, Boston

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This episode is part of our new In Place LIVE series. We are pleased to be able to bring you live performances from some of our favorite writers. Pinder’s reading was part of an evening a readings in support of the exhibit Keep Warm By Firefly at NK Gallery in Boston on August 3. Please … Continue reading

Excerpt: Anthony D’Aries

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From The Language of Men: A Memoir My father speaks his own language. A hillbilly twang of the Looney Tunes dialect – Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam – mixed with the African-American jive of the dirtiest comedians – Redd Foxx or Richard Pryor. His swearing is part of a well-oiled machine, except when a driver cuts … Continue reading

In Place: Christopher J. Anderson’s “The Book Store”

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This week we are pleased to feature our very own Christopher J. Anderson with an excerpt from his work-in-progress The Book Store. In addition to all he does at Extract(s) as creative director and editor, he’s working on two books and is raising two children, several chickens, and a hive of honey bees with his … Continue reading

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