“A Lifestyle” by Fernando Sorrentino
(Translated by Thomas C. Meehan)
–“…entertainment, I let my thoughts wander. I have no fear or ambitions — in a word, I’m relatively happy.” Now who can say that?
(No working title) excerpt: “We are the black swans…” by Katharyn Howd Machan Dedicated to the Women’s Writing Workshops founded by Beverly Tanenhaus
“We Become Wind Waterbird Medicine” Bosque de Apache by Ann Filemyr
(No working title) excerpt: “At twenty, I discovered women’s music festivals…” excerpt by Bonnie J. Morris
“Beltane” by Marian Spadone
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.