“I never wanted to be a safe writer”: Interview with Hillary Leftwich

Jessica Walsh (JW) interviews Hillary Leftwich (HL) about Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock, an intense and lyrically agile collection newly published by the Haunted Doll House imprint of Agape Editions. Ghost Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock is now available for purchase. JW: The title of this collection is Ghosts…

Ariel Walks Into a Bar

Limps, really. Drops onto the first stool, starts rubbing her bare blistered feet. She nods upwards once to the bartender the way drunks do to signal whatever’s cheap. I gave up my voice you know–fought a bitch to get it back. And now it hurts to stand. Every step is glass. We let her talk….

Staff Picks for Spring Reading

Social justice is central to Agape’s mission, and we thought we’d share with you some books that have changed and challenged us.