Interview: Writer and Teacher Vicki Mayk to Host “Healing Through Our Stories” Retreat in June


By day, Vicki Mayk works in marketing and communications in higher education where, among other duties, she edits a university alumni magazine. Also by day—and sometimes by night—she teaches writing on campus and within the community. Part of her community-based writing efforts include working with the bereaved at St. Luke’s Hospice in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She’s…

Interview: A Conversation with D Watkins by Rachael Marks

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On the overnight train to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, last month, I tormented my tired seatmate by keeping the overhead light on and sifting through a stack of printed pages, scrawling illegible notes in the margins and occasionally snorting at something that I found funny, or horrifying, or both. These were essays written by Baltimorean struggler-turned-literary-supernova, D…