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.

April 17 2009

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

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

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."

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.

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.

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

August 23 2008

“Hours Partitioned” by Patresa Hartman

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

“Sunday Morning” by Kathryn Magendie

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

August 20 2008

“Dolphin Daze Gratitude” by Barbara Quinn

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

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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