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New Story Posted: “I Dream of Being Warm Again” by Emma Reed Jones

We at Newhandsweepstakes are pleased to welcome our newest contributor, Emma Reed Jones (currently of Eugene, soon to be of Oakland, PhD freshly minted) and to bring you the first of a series of pre-eminently evocative short-stories penned by Emma, … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “Cleopatra’s Needle, Part Two” by David Alexander Craig

Check out the second installment of David’s evolving psycho-sci-fi-supernatural-dream-myth series, “Cleopatra’s Needle,” here or under the “Writings” tab above. From the story: Somehow, you’ve been drawn into Cleopatra’s needle, but the interior space is not at all what you would’ve … Continue reading

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New Essay Posted: “The Past is Prologue (More or Less)” by Michael Arria

Check out the new travel essay by newly-welcomed contributor Michael Arria here, or under the “Writings” tab. Michael hails from Boston, Massachusetts and is a friend of familiar Newhandsweepstakes contributor Amanda Rybin. His essay recounts a recent trip to Washington … Continue reading

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New Written Work Posted: “Workshop Comments, 2006” by Amanda Rybin

Check out Amanda’s insightful and hilarious string of writing workshop comments here or under the “Writings” tab. Here’s the author’s explanation of her piece: The following lines are excerpts from undergraduate creative writing critiques written by me about fellow students’ … Continue reading

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New Story Posted: “Cleopatra’s Needle, Part One” by David Alexander Craig

Check out David’s new story (the first of a planned multi-part “cycle” of supernatural short fiction) here, or under the “Writings” tab. As a taste, here’s the first paragraph: 1. You’ve been struggling with your dreams lately. The last two … Continue reading

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Postmodern Joke

Wrote this last night after hearing some very good news! I once tried to tell a postmodern joke to a girl I had taken to be postmodern. She was a graduate student with me at the University. We were philosophy … Continue reading

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