Issue 27 Nonfiction


September 1986
by Wendy C. Ortiz

The classrom was not his when he first arrived; it was the domain of substitute teachers for the first few weeks until he walked into the room.

I slid into my seat and stifled a groan. There was always the silent exasperation that came with new teachers; the need to learn their likes and dislikes, their mannerisms, and what one had to do for extra credit.

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The Spinster of Atrani
by Amber Paulen

Someone called my name and a figure came toward me—a shadow against the yellow lamplight of the road, and beyond that, of Atrani. It surprised me that someone knew me. I had been in the small town for only three hours and spent most of that time sitting in a damp cove where hearts and initials were etched into stone, watching the grey sky become night and the sea turn black and shimmery.

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