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Charity Spotlight

Why I Like Workers Interfaith Network: They host the best damn picnic in Memphis Rebekah Jordan Gienapp sat in our living room and asked us what we thought about future campaigns They want folks to make a living wage They don’t want employers to steal employee’s wages They fight on, regardless of whether the state legislature intends to run...

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“Buck Up, You Fool!” or Crying at Your Own Writing

I’d been working on the short story for years. An early version was workshopped in Richard Bausch’s Moss Group. Later, the story received an Honorable Mention in the Memphis Magazine Short Fiction Contest. But I’d never successfully placed the story for publication anywhere. That’s because it wasn’t right. “Ain’t No Commies ‘Round Here,”...

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