Category Archives: Creative Nonfiction

  1. A Stream of Prayer

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar   When my family in India sleeps, I recite Aayat-e-Karima, a verse from the Quran, counting …
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  2. Barefoot Diptych

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Rachel Laverdiere   Click here to read the poem in the original formatting. Rachel Laverdiere writes, pots and teaches …
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  3. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    In her autobiography All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, Maya Angelou says, “The ache for home lives in all of …
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  4. Companion

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Jennifer Ronsman   It was 2:30 am in the summer of pandemic nightmares when I saw you from the …
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  5. Disdain Forward

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Jen Rouse   What if I start the story here, today, in a room with 15 people, a Dialectical …
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  6. Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Mother

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Kerry Herlihy   4.Her father has vanished again, maybe onto a tugboat on Lake Erie or into a bottle …
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  7. Notes on the Micros

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    June 20, 2021 by The Citron Review

    Where do inspiration and organization meet? Are they at war? Or is it more of a cooperative struggle resulting in …
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  8. Notes on the Micros

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    March 21, 2021 by The Citron Review

    Spring means baseball. I believe it’s a poetic game. The green expanse, the dust clouds, the quiet waiting for the …
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  9. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    March 21, 2021 by The Citron Review

    In “Autobiographical Notes” from the 1984 edition of Notes of a Native Son James Baldwin turns his attention to how …
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  10. Mr. Fix-It

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    March 21, 2021 by The Citron Review

    by Gabriela Denise Frank   My father’s eyes were shit brown. His words. For most of his life, he worked …
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Backyard Mosquito Hawk by Charlotte Hamrick, 2017.

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