by Corey Mesler I have been asked, from time to time, to say a little something about creativity, or more specifically, how I create as a writer of prose and poetry. I would like to throw some quotes about creativity at you because, for one thing, all artists, […]
by Frank Morelli What’s in a name? A title? Is it a simple attribution for the reference of outsiders? A sound that rolls from the back of one’s throat and attaches itself to an object for all of eternity? Why did we decide that a dog is called […]
“I grew up in the doctrinal Wesleyan tradition of discipleship and lemonade on the lawn, harmonized hymns and church camp in the mountains, singing beneath the wooden rafters of a chapel surrounded by hardwoods with the rushing waters of a goldminer’s creek not far behind. But I rejected these comforts because in my waxing adolescence I divined that my hungry sexuality was not welcome, and my outspoken questions unwanted.” ~ Laura Jean Moore
Today is contributor Rosalyn Marhatta‘s birthday. To celebrate, we invite you to read her poems, recently published in Issue 1.2. Happy birthday, Rosalyn!
We are pleased to announce that three new members will be joining us at Change Seven! Laurel Dowswell, whose fabulous short story “I Am the Eggman” which appears in Issue 1.2, will assume the role of Features Editor and oversee a new series called Change Artists/Change Agents coming soon. Yesterday, she gave us a […]
by Laurel Dowswell Change is an intimate friend. A bosom friend, as one of my favorite young bookish characters, Anne of Green Gables, hoped to “confide my inmost soul.” She takes our hand and squeezes, and hugs us when we bleed. Change doesn’t care if we screw up; […]
by Susan Woodring I come from a family of reluctant apologizers. Somehow, though, I learned how. From a very early age, I apologized. I apologized throughout my growing up. I apologized all the time, for things that were my fault and things that weren’t my fault. Did I […]
Shuly Cawood, whose poem “Puerto Escondido, Mexico,” which appears in our new issue, has written a lovely companion piece to the poem on her blog. You’ll find it here.
Issue 1.2 features the work of Donna Vitucci, Kathy Fish, Susan Tepper, Gwendolyn Joyce Mintz, Frank Morelli, Jan Parker, Val Nieman, Eric Rampson, Laurel Dowswell, Patty Somlo, Peter Haynes, Ron Hayes, Rosalyn Marhatta, Allison Grayhurst, Shuly Cawood, Howie Good, Spencer K. M. Brown, Terri Brown-Davidson, Justin Hamm, Dean Pasch, […]
Issue 1.2 of Change Seven will be waiting on you tomorrow when you open your eyes and fire up your portal to this new world where we all now abide. Here’s one more small taste of what you can expect to find. Art by Justin Hamm and a […]