The Good Life Review

Author Q&A with Jessica Pulver

This week’s Author Q&A is with Jessica Pulver. Jess is a mother, social worker, and aspiring gardener nestled in the woods outside Portland, Maine. She majored in Creative Writing at Swarthmore College over twenty years ago and recently returned to the writing life. Her work is forthcoming in Literary Mama, Waccamaw Journal, and Kaleidoscope Magazine,…

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Author Q&A with Lauren Davenport

This week’s Author Q&A features Lauren Davenport, a writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Lauren writes fiction, nonfiction, and has been a New York Public School Educator of high school students for over twenty years. Her short nonfiction essay, Failure, is about her profession and teaching experiences and we asked Lauren to share a little…

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Author Q&A with Noelle Nori

This week’s Author Q&A features Noelle Nori. Noelle holds an MFA in Writing from the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University. Her fiction has appeared in Crack the Spine and The Write Launch and she was longlisted for The Masters Review 2021 Novel Excerpt contest. Her short fiction, “Let it Burn,” appears in our autumn issue…

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Author Q&A with Briana Wipf

This week our featured author is Briana Wipf. Briana is at work on her doctoral degree with a focus on medieval literature and digital humanities. By her own account, she’s currently “neck-deep” in writing a dissertation that she wouldn’t recommend anyone read even when it’s finished. We would recommend, instead, her short fiction, Take Your…

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Author Q&A with Ernie Sadashige

When we said that part of our mission was to publish stories and poems that “reveal the complexities hidden in the heartland and beyond” what we were talking about are pieces like the one from Ernie Sadashige. His story, Ersatz Coffee, shines a light on a part of Nebraska (and US) history that is not…

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Author Q&A with Anne Whitehouse

This week’s Author Q&A is with Anne Whitehouse. Anne lives in New York City with her husband and daughter, and is the author of a novel, Fall Love, as well as numerous poetry collections, short stories, essays, and feature articles. She’s excited about her newest chapbook, FRIDA, about Frida Kahlo, that is forthcoming from Ethel Zine…

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Author Q&A with Bridgit Kuenning-Pollpeter

This week’s Author Q&A features Bridgit Kuenning Pollpeter. Bridgit is a mom and freelance writer from the Midwest. She is a graduate of the MFA in Writing Program at the University of Nebraska whose work has appeared in 13th Floor Magazine, Hippocampus Magazine, Random Sample Review, and elsewhere. In this Q&A Bridgit elaborates on her writing…

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Author Q & A with Alex Sese

This week’s Author Q&A is with Alex Sese. Alex is a native of the Philippines who currently lives in Illinois as a full-time copy editor in medical communications and freelance fiction and nonfiction editor for Subtle Script Editing. Her story, “Love, Dad,” was this year’s winner of the Honeybee Prize in Fiction selected by guest…

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Issue #7 Cover Image: Braided Platte by Kim Sosin

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