The transformation to bird woman happened so quickly in the past three years. Having my binoculars with me everywhere I go is surely the first clue that I’m always on the hunt.
Toni Morrison passed away late last night, at the age of 88. May she rest in power, and may we treasure gratefully all she has written. Here are her words from our Archives. Toni Morrison’s speech “Unspeakable Things Unspoken: The Afro-American Presence in American Literature”
No longer offering opinions,
still quiet in the quiet.
She has been worn out.
Our readers are ready: Submissions open today, August 1st, and extend through December. Send us your work. We will be reading for General Submissions, for our Special Issue on Water, “Not One Without,” and for MQR Online. “Thousands have lived without love; not one