This month's issue

Announcements

03.20.2015

The Sun is hosting readings and book signings to celebrate Sy Safransky’s new book, Many Alarm Clocks.
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02.24.2015

The Sun is searching for an Associate Publisher to direct finance, personnel, and business operations. We also have an opening for an Associate Editor.
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02.20.2015

This year The Sun will host two lively weekends of writing and conversation in May and October.
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The Sun Interview

The Molotov Cocktail Of The Imagination David Mason On The Power Of Poetry

by Leath Tonino

“Imagination, dreams, spirit, delight, craziness, goofiness, chaos, dance, song — they’re all important. Without them, we’re hardly human beings. In a materialistic society, the artist is always a bit of an anarchist.”

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Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Small Time

by Alex R Jones

A young writer with big dreams

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The Endless Soliloquy Of The Interior Paramour

by Sybil Smith

“On a cold morning at the end of January I am driving to a small town twenty miles away to visit one of my home-healthcare clients. We’ll call her M. She is eighty-nine, has one daughter who rarely visits, and is fairly healthy aside from a diagnosis of mild senile dementia.”

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Vote For Jesus

by Thomas Boyd

Is it too late to be your brother’s keeper?

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Fiction

A Kiss For Mrs. Sissle

by Poe Ballantine

“I met Marla around ten one night on the swing shift at the convalescent hospital. I was doing wheelchair wheelies and had just done three laps through the halls without dropping my front wheels once — a personal record. Marla, the new nurse’s aide, seventeen and all dressed in pink, did not look impressed.”

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Poetry

Fathers And Sons

by David Mason
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Readers Write

Appetites

by Our Readers

A forbidden treat, a secret stash, a sexual obsession

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In This Issue

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Sy Safransky’s
Notebook

“I’m looking at today’s impossibly long to-do list. To accomplish everything on it will take more than twenty-four hours. To not accomplish everything will leave me ill-prepared to leave town tomorrow.”

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Sunbeams

“The worst thing that can happen to a writer is to become a Writer.”

Mary McCarthy

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Letter to the Editor

If you’re thinking about writing us a letter, give in to the temptation.

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