This month's issue

Announcements

01.05.2016

We invite you to join Sun authors, along with editor and publisher Sy Safransky, for two lively weekends of writing and conversation in 2016.
Click here for details

12.29.2015

The Sun is searching for a part-time manuscript reader and a full-time associate editor.
Click here for details.

07.01.2015

The Sun now accepts Readers Write submissions online. Click here for a list of upcoming topic deadlines. You can also mail submissions to Readers Write, The Sun, 107 N. Roberson Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.


The Sun Interview

The Kids Are All Right David Lancy Questions Our Assumptions About Parenting

by Mark Leviton

“Parenting trends are less about what’s good for the child and more about parents’ need for affirmation. The message of my work is that parents have far less impact than they think they do.”

MORE

Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Night Of The Moose

by William Giraldi and Sarah Braunstein

After the crash

MORE

Twenty-Three Weeks

by Genevieve Thurtle

“Seconds before my water breaks, twenty-three weeks into my pregnancy, I roll onto my side and hoist myself out of bed. Pain has jarred me from sleep. It’s early, the morning sky still black.”

MORE

Photo Essay

Where The Wild Things Are

by Alain Laboile

Children at play

MORE

Poetry

The Same Movies

by Joan Murray
MORE

Readers Write

Breakfast

by Our Readers

A chocolate sundae, a perfect joint, a freed man’s first meal

MORE

In This Issue

image

Sunbeams

“Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.”

William Stafford

MORE

Letter to the Editor

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

WRITE