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November’s Monthly Spotlight!

Complex human relationships are one of the driving forces found in all good writing. We want to read works that make us feel visible and vulnerable and strive to be better versions of ourselves. Yemassee Online’s November Spotlight features a varied collection of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that skillfully explores the ways in which these relationships unfold. We hope our readers are equally impressed by each of these offerings.

November‘s Spotlight features the work of
Lisbeth White, Anthony Warnke, Shala Erlich, & Richard Prins.

In addition to it’s featured place on our homepage for the next month,
you can also access the full November Spotlight at its permanent home here

all our best,
Melanie, Marcus, and Katarina
Senior Editors

26.2- the first official issue of the 2019-2020 year- is now available for purchase!



“The Worst”

“The Worst” by Shala Erlich I thought the worst was over. Surgery, chemo, hormonal treatment, which they don’t tell you is actually hormone-blocking treatment. So then: hot flashes, crappy sleep, looking for clothes that disguise Read more…

“American Sycamore”

“American Sycamore” by Lisbeth White did they forgetthe vibrationof our throatshummingin the shade? did they not delightin my sister’sclimbing habits,nor stretch their limbsto lift her? didn’t theyhear uswhispering secretinto peeling trunk,breath passedinto the whitebark beneath? Read more…

“True Story”

“True Story” by Anthony Warnke “My ego keeps banging the angry gong” – Arthur Rimbaud The #MeToo movement sweeps through the academy, then through American Buddhism, and back. Chairmen of the Reason Industry wear the Read more…

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