Relief

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The theme that emerges in this milestone issue is two-fold. These works reflect the misfit-characters who are lost and questioning, set apart by race, mental illness, church expectations, and family dynamics. But the story doesn't end there. A theme of adoption ribbons through this issue, which ties complexity and redemption neatly into this conversation around belonging.

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Overview

The theme that emerges in this milestone issue is two-fold. These works reflect the misfit-characters who are lost and questioning, set apart by race, mental illness, church expectations, and family dynamics. But the story doesn't end there. A theme of adoption ribbons through this issue, which ties complexity and redemption neatly into this conversation around belonging.

Fiction in this issue by Rebecca Andem,Jason Hubbard Derr,Naphtali Leyland Fields,Susan Fish,CJ Giroux,and Brent Robison.

Creative Nonfiction from Kohleun Seo Adamson, Michael Dean Clark, Inez Holger, Kristina Roth, Laura E. Steer, and Kelli Worrall.

Poetry by Derrick Austin, C.N. Bean, Cindy Beebe, Heather Cadenhead, Maryann Corbett, Neil Dyer, Clare Gajkowski-Zajicek, David Holper, Brent House, Ryan Jessup, Ashley Makar, Jerome L. McElroy, Scott McWaters, M.V. Montgomery, Miriam Selle, Sara Stripling, Dana Yost, and Gabriella Yokoyama.

Cover Design by Rich Miles - design@backslap.co.uk Photography by Tony Au - http://www.kaleostudios.com/
Model: Ryan V. Brinkerhoff Background Texture by Leonid Ershov - http://zygat3r.deviantart.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979228452
  • Publisher: ccPublishing NFP
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

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  • Posted January 9, 2010

    Awesome Read-- Not typical

    I just happened upon this and I loved it! Filled with great short stories and poetry that is thought-provoking and entertaining. Not your typical Christian or religious content (not that it's disrespectful)-- really interesting perspectives.

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