Category Archives: Nonfiction

By The Waters: Nonfiction by Annalise Mabe

“The sea is not a question of power I have to learn alone” —Adrienne Rich, “Diving into the Wreck” On the playground, we draw lines in the sand with sticks. There is us and there is them. There is safe on base, or unsafe—free or

Edge People: An Essay by Sarah Boudreau

The flies emerge from the salt-drenched mud of the northeastern coast. Though they do not swarm, like a plague of locusts they descend on the sinners and the saints of the salt marsh. Unlike locusts, they draw blood. Their bite is a shock of pain;