I’ve just gotten an email. Hope fades like a rainbow as I scan to the part where they tell me that my story isn’t a good fit for the magazine and...
“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”
Real-World Experiences, inside and out.
- Nature Writing
- Travel Writing / Global Voices
- Incredible Stories
- Heroic Memoirs
- Real-Life Crime Stories
- Animal Stories
- Tales of Survival
- Food Writing
- Inner Discovery
Did He Know? Did We Know? (For farmer Gajendra Singh who hanged himself in 2015, and for the six farmers of Mandsaur, India, killed by the police...
We've been so happy about Madison King's active and generous participation in our RIFF Facebook group, sharing an array of observations and always...
Hearing stories recently from so many young black men and women picked at emotional scabs from invisible wounds accrued over the years. We — meaning...
So, I’ve been traveling in a pandemic for eight months because this was the year to write full-time and finally leave America with Trump behind....
(Riff—a phrase synonymous with tune, refrain, groove, sample, jam, strum, noodle—only here "riff" plays with words instead of lyrics or strings.)...
My husband has always had ideas—lots of ideas. He’s relentlessly curious, willing to pursue any cockamamie theory that intrigues him. These...