Three Pieces from “A Wrinkle in Time”

Today, Lise Quintana and Kevin Sharp explore three pieces submitted for NonBinary Review Issue #17, A Wrinkle in Time: “Time Wrinkle” by Amanda Rodriguez, “Wrinkles” by America DeGraw, and “Other Mother” by Gita Ralleigh. Time Wrinkle by Amanda Rodriguez When I think of A Wrinkle in Time, it summons up my father’s voice. His precise cadence, his … Read More

“Fifteen I Remembers” by John Repp

Today, Lise Quintana and Kevin Sharp explore “Fifteen I Remembers” by John Repp, submitted to Zoetic Press for the Viable chapbook series. Inspired by Joe Brainard’s “I Remember” (via Kenward Elmslie’s “One Hundred I Remembers”); the spell Valdez is Coming cast in summer, 1971 (Landis Theater); the coil of mosquito dope flavoring the summer night’s … Read More

“Dear Firebird” by Becky d’Ugo

Today, Lise Quintana and Andrea Blyth explore “Dear Firebird,” by Becky d’Ugo, submitted for the Dearly Beloved anthology. Dear Firebird, Ashes to ashes, Funk to funky, We know Major Tom’s a junky Do you remember a guy who once bought you a drink and told you, “That’s for smiling at me”? You were glowing, sparkling, … Read More

“David Bowie: Sound and Vision” by Julie Greenberg

Today, Lise Quintana and Kolleen Carney explore “David Bowie: Sound and Vision,” by Julie Greenberg, submitted for the Dearly Beloved anthology. I saw him walk in as I was eating Cheetos and processing a credit card order for a customer.   My throat started to close, electric zaps shot up to my head causing an intense … Read More