M. Remark’s Necessities for Prose

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Things I think I need to write (mostly in order): – a laptop – white space – a comfortable, supportive chair – books that I love or haven’t yet read piled nearby -… Continue reading

Bildungsroman, Travel, and Romance: A Review of Jade Sylvan’s Kissing Oscar Wilde (2013)

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Kissing Oscar Wilde: A Love Story In The City of Light Jade Sylvan Write Bloody Publishing, 2013 Jade Sylvan’s recent book is anything but average. Kissing Oscar Wilde is a more bildungsroman, a chronological narrative… Continue reading

Author Summer Wood Shares Her Space and Her Lovable Writing Companion.

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I have a desk. It’s that flat space where I stack things so tall that the piles wobble and slide into one another. Every so often I clear a space and try to re-establish my authority, but… Continue reading

National Short Story Month – Barb Johnson Reads From “The Invitation”

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Bayou’s celebration of National Short Story Month continues with UNO’s own Barb Johnson reading an excerpt from “The Invitation,” a short story collected in her acclaimed 2009 book, More of This World or Maybe Another. In… Continue reading

PROCESS—Amy Sauber

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Welcome to the blog series, PROCESS. In this series I ask artists of various mediums about their artistic processes. I’ve decided to open the door to visual artists and composers of music alongside… Continue reading

PROCESS—Jessica Jarva

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Welcome to the blog series, PROCESS. In this series I ask artists of various mediums about their artistic processes. I’ve decided to open the door to visual artists and composers of music alongside… Continue reading

Famous Short Story Film Adaptations

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With short story month now underway, one of the first questions that comes to everyone’s minds may be: Who really reads short stories aside from MFA students and high school English classes? As… Continue reading

Issue 61 Launch Party: Readings, music and more!

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Issue 61 is here! Come celebrate with us in a varied evening of readings, music, and prizes. Bayou contributors will read. Editors will dance. Writers will drink in the way that only writers can drink.… Continue reading

National Short Story Month – What To Look Forward To

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National Short Story month is finally upon us! To celebrate, Bayou staff members have compiled some terrific content, including story reviews, interviews with fiction writers, audio clips of readings, and info about New… Continue reading

Echoes – Lily Duffy Reads Charles Olson

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Echoes is a digital reading series featuring writers from around the country reciting their favorite poems, along with a recording of the poet themselves reading their work. This week, poet Lily Duffy reads… Continue reading