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Sandra Gail Lambert accepted at Yaddo!

Sandra Gail Lambert accepted at Yaddo!

By on May 16, 2012

Sandra Gail Lambert, whose story “Marine Biology” appears in issue 8 of The Fourth River, was recently invited to a residency at Yaddo, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious writer’s colonies.  Yaddo alumni include Kim Addonizio, Mary Jo Bang, Amy Bloom,

Interview: In the Flow with Evan Morgan Williams

Interview: In the Flow with Evan Morgan Williams

By on May 15, 2012

by Nicole Bartley   Evan Morgan Williams, 47, is a writer from Portland, Oregon. His character-driven stories explore personal interaction, as well as the modes and nature of communication. He has published over thirty stories in literary magazines, including Witness,

Poem: “Neighbors on Elizabeth Street,” by Katharyn Howd Machan

Poem: “Neighbors on Elizabeth Street,” by Katharyn Howd Machan

By on May 1, 2012

They understand each other, these two houses: worn wood painted once, twice, thrice then let to weather where it will, hurricanes’ kiss, rain’s promise. Porches down and porches up, balconies, storm-shuttered windows, screens against jewel-winged beetles, bats that might settle,