Nonfiction 4.2

Looking Back on Louis by Mark Ari

Looking Back on Louis by Mark Ari

Nonfiction, Vol. 4.2, June 2010 I had deadlines. Time was getting away from me. That’s the thing with time: the more it eludes, the more we feel it pressing. The shorter it becomes, the wider and deeper and closer its shadow. I felt that, though […]

After the Fall by Deanna Hershiser

After the Fall by Deanna Hershiser

Nonfiction, Vol. 4.2, June 2010 The small airplane banks left, its hull vibrating under my boots. Out the front window, sunlight divides the clouds. It’s a sight I wish you could see. The other jumpers and I are nearing the correct elevation. Someone behind me […]

Getting Caught by Amy Monticello

Getting Caught by Amy Monticello

Nonfiction, Vol. 4.2, June 2010 We’re sweet on each other, but there’s just something about the fear of getting caught. Like the time I pressed him against the door of my mother’s Suburban, idling in the cul-de-sac on Robble Hill, and went down on him […]

Right Star, Wrong Movie by Garrett Socol

Right Star, Wrong Movie by Garrett Socol

Nonfiction, Vol. 4.2, June 2010 The quirky comedy Office Space wasn’t a box office success when it was released in 1999, but through the years it justifiably garnered cult status. Written and directed by Mike Judge, the movie focuses on a disgruntled computer programmer who […]

African Princess by Natalie Williams

African Princess by Natalie Williams

Nonfiction, Vol. 4.2, June 2010 I grabbed the wood of my staff, the thick walking stick I had now become accustomed to. It was warm in the hot baking sun. Without it I would have been lost—my steady friend. I moved it in my fingers. […]