"One large apple a day, one sleeve of graham crackers, a run across the city, a marathon walk in the afternoon, jump-rope drills, and still: I’d stare into the mirror and not see beauty. Beauty refused me."
"Hiding," creative nonfiction by Sandell Morse, appears in WTP Vol. VII #1. Read her essay on her grappling with Jewish history and identity.
Read "The Ban," a short memoir piece from Dean Kostos featured in WTP Vol. VI #9.
Dian Parker's short story "Otre Vez," from WTP Vol. VI #6.
Cynthia Close's personal essay explores the loss of her mother and family ties.
Fishing, alcohol, and World War II in Paul Corrigan's piece from Vol. V #9.
Why travel? Joan Frank's piece, from WTP Vol. V #8, highlights the little-known reasons why not.
In an excerpt from Contributing Editor John Skoyles's book The Nut File, Skoyles relates a series of quirky anecdotes from his own nut file.
J.D. Scrimgeour takes his sons on a visit to his alma mater in his personal essay "Columbia Elegy," appearing in WTP Vol. V #5.
“We were eager to live vicariously the experiences they would have preferred never to have had.” Stephen Davenport, "Too Young for World War II."