Category Archives: From the Editors

  1. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    March 21, 2021 by The Citron Review

    The legend goes that one day when he was sixteen, my dad bent down to tie his shoes and could …
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    December 21, 2020 by The Citron Review

    A few years ago for nine uncanny weeks I dated a man who worked nights and each morning while the …
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  5. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    December 21, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Recently, I read an article about the physical and mental benefits of reading. The article detailed the theory of mind—the …
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  6. Notes on the Micros

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    December 20, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Crack the classroom windows, even though the air is freezing. Prop the door to get that science-approved cross ventilation. Gasp …
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  7. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    When I moved across the street from a park eight years ago I was surprised by how loud it was. …
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  8. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    My children have started to speak in hopeful sentences like “when coronavirus goes away…” and “when it’s safe to travel…” …
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  9. Notes on the Micros

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    September 23, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Sometimes we blow the bubble. It has to be big enough to hold us in. To keep the unwanted realities …
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  10. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    June 21, 2020 by The Citron Review

    It has finally happened: my boys have discovered video games. In February, my oldest pulled together his savings and birthday …
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