By Kathryn O’Donnell Our mission at Long River this issue was to find and publish pieces that are next, not now. “Next” shouldn’t be reserved solely for ideas that have never been discussed before. “Next” could be looking at a story that’s already been told from a new perspective. The parameters of “next” are defined… More What makes a story “next”?
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” (Atticus Finch from “To Kill A Mockingbird”) One often tries to escape the memories of their high school experience. The overcrowded hallways filled with fifteen-year-old “soul mates”… More Saying Goodbye to One of the Greats by Emily Zimmer