Photo by Jacob Schepers, "Downtown McBain"
September 4th, 2013 | 8:00am

 

A handmade dress passed down

from your mother finds space

in the cedar chest at the foot

of the bed. The chest, a relic

of your father’s, bore a new

 

September 3rd, 2013 | 8:00am


Terese Svoboda is the author of several books of poetry and prose, most recently the novel Bohemian Girl, which Booklist named one of the ten best Westerns of 2012. Her fourth novel, Tin God, was re-issued this year. Zinzi Clemmons caught up with her during a mild August to discuss Sudan, life in foreign cultures, and multi-genre writing.
 

August 23rd, 2013 | 8:00am

This week, as an end-of-summer treat, we present you three stories by The Common contributors originally published in our special Summer Fiction Issue.  Enjoy!

August 21st, 2013 | 8:00am

This week, as an end-of-summer treat, we present you three stories by The Common contributors originally published in our special Summer Fiction Issue.  Enjoy!

August 19th, 2013 | 8:00am

This week, as an end-of-summer treat, we present you three stories by The Common contributors originally published in our special Summer Fiction Issue.  Enjoy!