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From the Magazine: Misspoken

I sat at my desk in Ms. Delaney’s first-grade classroom, eagerly listening to her describe the different sounds associated with the alphabet. I drew curves over...

From the Magazine: Beautiful grit

This story was originally published in early May in “Grit,” the fourth issue of Talisman magazine. “Five, six, seven, eight!” Lights illuminated a formation...

From the Magazine: Reaching redemption

This story was originally published in early May in “Grit,” the fourth issue of Talisman magazine. His two kids knew exactly where he kept his alcohol. They wo...

From the Magazine: Cash cows

This story was originally published in early May in “Grit,” the fourth issue of Talisman magazine. On an unusually warm February morning, before the sun broke ...