Witness Curtis Smith

Witness Curtis Smith

Curtis Smith’s stories and essays have appeared in over sixty literary reviews and have been cited by The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Mystery Writing, and The Best American Spiritual Writing. He has published three novels, An Unadorned Life (by the now defunct Neshui Publishing), and Sound and Noise and Truth…

Nathaniel Philbrick to Read at Rowan University

Nathaniel Philbrick to Read at Rowan University

Award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick will be the featured speaker of the President’s Lecture Series this month at Rowan University. Winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction and a finalist for both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in history and the Los Angeles Times Book Award,…

History Lessons: An Interview with Nathaniel Philbrick

History Lessons: An Interview with Nathaniel Philbrick

Nathaniel Philbrick, recipient of the National Book award for his historical maritime narrative In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Penguin), sat down with us recently to discuss his love for history and the incredible learning process of creating larger works of…

Mitchum: Helping ‘Shape’ the Way They Will Surf Again

Mitchum: Helping ‘Shape’ the Way They Will Surf Again

by David Brennan A former U.S. Coast Guardsman, Stephen Mitchum is a surfer and independent surfboard shaper. From his shop in Cape May, New Jersey, he hand-shapes and glasses customized surfboards, including bamboo surfboards made from eco-friendly materials. He is currently involved in the local…

To our Readers and Artists:

To our Readers and Artists:

Since the summer of 2013 we have been proud to feature the exceptional artwork, prose and poetry of artists from across the United States and, indeed, from across the globe. The editorial staff remains committed to this mission, and we are glad to announce that…