April 30 2009

“Illegitimate” by Adnan Mahmutovic (novella excerpt)

A raw and tender portrait of a Bosnian refugee woman striving to turn her streetwalking profession into a legitimate and respected enterprise in Munich, Germany.

Buy the book at http://cantara.squarespace.com/illegitimate.

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April 17 2009

“Milonga for a Blind Man” by Lois P. Jones (poem)

"Borges’ blindness lives in a dappled corner of this labyrinth."

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December 1 2008

“You’re Dead Joe” by Jadon Rempel (poem)

"Joe is dead and the dynamic between mentor and apprentice takes on a new form in his passing."

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October 26 2008

“Cruise Control Memory on I-65″ by Megan Roth (poem)

A poem that embraces visual fragments of youth, a mashup of images that fly by like highway scenery when one looks back on the devastatingly gorgeous span of time called childhood.

R&T Best of the Net (Sundress Publications) nominee for 2008.

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October 3 2008

“The Obituaries” by Tim Mayo (poem)

"What dark reasons lurk behind the habit of reading the obituaries?"

R&T Best of the Net (Sundress Publications) nominee for 2008.

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October 2 2008

“Owl” by Chris Crittenden (poem)

The raw dark majesty of the owl devoured me, making this perhaps the best I've written.

R&T Best of the Net (Sundress Publications) nominee for 2008

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August 23 2008

“Hours Partitioned” by Patresa Hartman

Year of Gratitude inspirational essay. Read it at http://barbaraquinnyearofgratitude.blogspot.com

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“Sunday Morning” by Kathryn Magendie

An inspirational piece from Year of Gratitude blog (YOG).

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August 20 2008

“Dolphin Daze Gratitude” by Barbara Quinn

An inspirational piece from Year of Gratitude blog (YOG).

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August 19 2008

“Absolution” by Erin McKnight (story) read by Maggie Hughes

"Absolution" is one writer's journey into a personal history littered with coal mines.  The ancestors that toiled in these depths provide the inspiration for this piece of creative nonfiction—as well as every written word that shall follow.

R&T Pushcart nominee for 2007.

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