[REVIEW] The Black Emerald, by Jeanne Thornton
Instar Books 178 pages, ebook, $10 Review by Caitlin Corrigan Jeanne Thornton’s collection of stories, The Black Emerald, is consistently smart, sometimes quite brilliant, and almost always just flat out fun.
Pictures of You: Jennifer Pieroni
“Jump,” by Jennifer Pieroni Here I am at the age of four training a kitten. If I could, I’d invite five kittens like this in today, just to watch what they do. I can’t.
Pictures of You: Deborah Jiang-Stein
“The Fuel of Rejection,” by Deborah Jiang-Stein I love to roller-skate. It’s one of my favorite things to do, a place where risk is safe, most of the time, and where the smooth surface in the roller rink and good wheels and bearings make all the difference in the ride.