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Issue 35

 

The Webzine of Personal Stories…


Jonathan Kravetz — Note from the Editor — A Farewell

Those who know me well know I’m prone to exaggeration, so please forgive me when I say that Ducts has published, since its inception in 1999, 47 billion new pieces.  And I’ve put my eyes on every single one of them.  That’s a lot of eyeballing.  After all that time, alas, my energy has waned and my eyeballs have begun to blur.

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Highlights From This Issue


 
Fiction: Dean Alfar
This is the Story
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Essays: Amy Landau
Rat Love in New York City
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Memoir: Julie Albright
The Stakes
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Poetry:  B.K. Fischer
Self Conscious and others
Art Gallery: Jacqueline Bishop
Living Gratefully: An Interview With Artist Earl McKenzie
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Humor:  Louis Wittig
Barrister Abraham Akitu Can Take No More
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Essays
Fifty Years Without A Dad by Fredricka R. Maister • Rat Love in New York City by Amy Landau • Hacked By My Mother by Marcia Butler
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Memoirs
The Store by Laurie Izes • Tiger, The Kitten by John Quilty • The Stakes by Julie Albright
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Fiction
This is the Story by Dean Francis Alfar • The Dog, the Devil, and the King of Heaven by Nikki Alfar • The Splintered Mirror by Robert Hamburger
Art Gallery
Living Gratefully: An Interview With Artist Earl McKenzie by Jacqueline Bishop • Evelyn Hankins of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Discusses the Need for More Women to Become Tastemakers by Jacqueline Bishop
Poetry
Self Conscious and others by B. K. Fischer • Frost Advisory and others by Gerry LaFemina • Ablutions by Quincy R. Lehr
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Humor
Barrister Abraham Akitu Can Take No More by Louis Wittig • Walton Family Checks Into Rehab For Wealth Addiction by David Wesley