An Interview with Darrin Maier
An Interview with Darrin Maier Haley Laningham See more of Darrin Maier’s artwork in Vol. 40.1 here. Darrin Maier (b. 1985) is a mixed media artist who works and lives in South Jersey. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design and an Associate’s degree in photography. Darrin has been drawing and painting since 2014, and taught himself through experimentation with different mediums and self-directed study. For our 40.1 issue, we selected eight pieces originally produced
Book Review: Oh William!
Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout Esther Ifesinachi Okonkwo Elizabeth Strout’s Oh William! is the third book of hers featuring the tender, contemplative Lucy Barton. Here, unlike in its prequel My Name is Lucy Barton, William, Lucy’s first husband, takes center stage. The book begins with the sentence, “I would like to say a few things about my first husband William.” Lucy then goes on to spin a picture of William, providing vibrant details of his features, routines, tendencies
Poetry by Paige Sullivan
kate spade Girlhood mornings nested in her old sheets and shams, a palette of gentle ginghams—lilac, mint, baby girl pink. A single pillow-made-seat-cushion against me at my desk, then lost to the shuffle of years, probably living in someone else’s home. Someone says their sister got sick, died, and I find myself wanting to say, Me too, but the qualifications—well, my stepsister—well, we weren’t close—we only knew each other for a few years—the things that happened—it had bee