All Seeing

Conceptions of God are constantly in flux, which is what yields so many different religions. In Lake Woebegone Days, Garrison Keillor humorously describes numerous disputes among church congregations over the interpretation of scripture which lead to factions developing which cause the congregations to split. Baptists and Methodists primarily disagree over the method of baptism, and … Continue reading All Seeing

Worthy, Part 13

As their time with Jillian continues, she gets progressively more inebriated. This leads to more sarcasm and vitriol toward her father. Abigail begins to wonder exactly what the point of it is. Neil hasn't contributed much to the conversation, occasionally affirming some fact Jillian provides or deflecting some insult. An hour or so after they … Continue reading Worthy, Part 13

Interview with author G.M. Lupo

Here’s an interview I did with Marietta Rodgers for her blog.



Today, I’m speaking with the illustrious and accomplished author of Freedom & Consequence, The Cheese Toast Project, A Tale of Two Sisters, Crazy Like the Foxes and The Long-Timers.

M: Were the stories written for, Freedom & Consequence written all at once, with the idea of making a book, or were they written at various different times in your life?

G: These stories were written over the past 20-30 years, starting around the time I was in college. The oldest story in the collection, “Suzi Thunder,” was written while I was an undergrad at Georgia State University around 1985 and appeared in the GSU Review, Georgia State’s literary magazine that year. The more recent stories, set mostly in Atlanta were written over the past two or three years and published first on my blog. The versions here are edited and expanded from what was on my blog. “A Bad…

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Worthy, Part 10

Abigail and Neil are seated in the reception area of Professor Grant's office. Daniel enters and approaches the receptionist. He glances at the name plate. "Hello, Stella, I'm Dr. Hawkins. Professor Grant should have called you." "Yes, Dr. Hawkins, but I'm not Stella. She's out sick. I'm Daisy." "I see. Well, Daisy, Professor Grant said … Continue reading Worthy, Part 10