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KS16: Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor Love makes you lazy. This is what I thought, trying to consider how I was going to write my first—and last—letter from the editor. Everyone involved in this issue, and in the fifteen issues preceding it, … Continue reading

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Thanks

Kaya wants to thank everyone who’s worked on and read KS over the years, the Oakes family for literary DNA and support, the Telegraph Stories readers and musicians, and Sage for high levels of tolerance. Special thanks to Jeff T. … Continue reading

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Psych Out

Psych Out by Sophie Beck illustration by Molly Crabapple So there’s this psychic. And he is the subject of animated conversation one afternoon at my hairdresser’s. As it happens, my hairdresser, his protégé hairdresser-in-training, and the client in the chair … Continue reading

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Ambulatory Poesy: Altered States

Ambulatory Poesy Altered States by Danielle Henderson illustration by Nancy Bach I left in a snowstorm. Whiteout conditions: Skating carefully through the smooth white flakes, slowly shedding the small towns and smaller worlds. Unable to see 10 feet past the … Continue reading

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Foods We Miss: Grandma’s Kringla

Foods We Miss Grandma’s Kringla by Jennie Gruber My mom will be the first to tell you her mother wasn’t the most exciting of cooks. We’re talking Midwest here, people: salt poured over fresh fruit, and salad made by opening … Continue reading

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Them Apples

Them Apples by Deborah Crooks illustration by Marie Rich I grew up on five acres of land that held an oddball collection of fruit trees. Located on the outskirts of the Pajaro Valley of Santa Cruz County, we lived in … Continue reading

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The Executioner’s Special

The Executioner’s Special by Andrea Fischer illustration by Manny Silva PART OF my apprehension about flying has always been the thought that, should the plane crash, a plastic-wrapped meal warmed up next to what amounts to an airborne outhouse would … Continue reading

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Post Office Days, Bierhall Nights and Hotel Rooms

Post Office Days, Bierhall Nights and Hotel Rooms by Jeff T. Johnson illustration by David Wilson I SPENT most of November living in the Boca Raton Renaissance, Florida, a resort hotel in a wealth-infused wasteland. When I was offered a … Continue reading

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In Defense of Sentimentality

In Defense of Sentimentality by Jen Burke Anderson illustration by Emily Oinen I was walking to my local pub one night when my foot fell on a stray Sunday newspaper magazine page lying on the ground. It was the baby … Continue reading

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How to Be an Artist Board Game

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