Photo by Christina Schmidt

Photo by Christina Schmidt

 

Welcome

Welcome to Under the Sun’s third online issue. We’ve had a productive year with many submissions from which our dedicated staff and I culled a wonderful packet of excellent essays. Before you start reading those . . .

 

 

 

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A Short History

Under the Sun began as a class project. The first time I taught a course I had recently created, Art of the Essay, the students, all six of them, produced such inspired writing (well, five of them did) that we began kicking around the idea of publishing it . . .

 

 

 

 

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Book Reviews

Our review section features Jill Kandel’s So Many Africas; Theo Pauline Nestor’s Writing Is My Drink; and Sarah Beth Childers’ Shake Terribly The Earth.

 

 

 

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Previous Authors

What are the authors doing who published their work previously in Under the Sun? Find out about their newest publications, prizes, blogs, and websites.

 

 

 

Ruminations

Once a week I walk through doors that click and lock behind me and head to a program’s room. I rearrange the straight-in-line tables into a circle and wait for my students to be released to come to class. Doors click and beep and the women walk in. They are dressed in orange. …

 

 

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