Daily Archives: June 26, 2009

flatmanCrooked Fiction Contest

Creative Writing Alum, Kaelan Smith, who runs the new literary anthology flatmanCrooked, would like to announce their first annual fiction contest. The 2009 Flatmancrooked Prize for Excellent Writing Done During a Period of Great Fiscal Renewal is officially live. Aimee Bender, who wrote The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, amongst other books, and who teaches at the USC […]

The Old Man From Highwater

Swann Li I             In the early morning when Father Fan came home, on his back a bamboo tub of newly dug-up peanuts, muddy and wet, the rain was still falling. Shafts of water were beating on the stone slabs in the yard, splashing up into hundreds of fuzzy dandelion blossoms, wetting the feathers of […]