Archive for September, 2015

A Matter of Tasty by Tabitha Blankenbiller

Walking in the door at Tasty ‘n Sons on a December morning revealed quintessential Portland. The industrial space was modern and chic, with generous natural light beaming through the floor-to-ceiling garage window restaurant front. The utilitarian look was softened by gleaming dark woods and communal tables, bridging the gap between contemporary and comfort. Like a […]

T.L. Sherwood Interviews Author Karen Stefano

One of the strangest things I’ve encountered in my writing life is that I have as much trepidation for the good as the bad. Being short-listed for the Gover Prize tossed me into an angst filled gravel pit. I kept my head down and did my job–which I adore. After handing in my interview with […]

On Lawns by Jackie Sizemore

If you grew up in the United States, there is a fifty percent chance you grew up with a lawn in the suburbs. My feelings towards lawns were indifferent until my family moved to East Amherst, New York, a suburb thirty minutes outside of Buffalo. My parents built the house, meaning they allowed themselves to be […]