Semi;Colon

Introducing the latest issue

  It seems fitting that our issue is being released this week because this Thursday is Persian New Year. For Iranians, Noruz is celebrated on the first day of spring, which is something I have always loved. If the new year that began in…

March 18, 2019
Essays

Elizabeth Kadetsky

To see Elizabeth Kadetsky’s comics in full view, click below: Elizabeth KADETSKY comic1     _________________________ Elizabeth Kadetsky is author of a memoir (First There Is a Mountain, Little Brown), a story collection (The Poison that Purifies You, C&R Press) and a novella (On the Island…

March 17, 2019
Interviews

Punctuate in Conversation with Elizabeth Kadetsky

Elizabeth Kadetsky is not afraid of venturing into the varied ways of storytelling or to different parts of the world. She is the author of a memoir First There Is a Mountain (2004), a story collection The Poison that Purifies You (2014), and a novella On…

March 17, 2019
Essays

Laura Manardo

For Sale: Death and Coyote Jaws I woke up on a Friday morning hungover, and walked, blue Gatorade in hand, toward Andersonville. Today, on purpose, I would step into Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities for the first time. I had been in pursuit of…

March 17, 2019
Essays

Jane Babson

  Lost and Re-found It may well be true that my son David’s Chromosome 7 is partly responsible for an overnight journey to Lost Lake in the Mt. Hood National Forest that I recently took with him and his staff, Jose.  I say this…

March 17, 2019
Essays

Kirsten Voris

Birth Stories Dad was still filling out the paperwork as I arrived, umbilical cord looped twice around my neck. “I guess she did an okay job,” Mom says, when I ask her to tell the story of my birth. She means the nurse. A…

March 14, 2019