Monthly Archives: March 2013

Celebrating Women Writers

Black Dress by Julia Kasdorf Poised as a cruise ship, Maxine Kumin passes through the crowd, willowy and gray, someone’s grandma by now but still lovely, and my mind goes straight to Anne Sexton- a sex pot in a coffin. Kumin says … Continue reading

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Are We Writing for Fear Itself?

(Image selected by Aaron Winston, Editorial Assistant, found Here) As FDR said (that’s President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for those who are unaware), “The only thing to fear is fear itself.” Indeed, it seems that fear itself has become somewhat of a … Continue reading

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Poetry: Beauty in Words

Lazy about Writing Poems by Tony Barnstone,Willis Barnstone, Xu Haixin With time I become lazy about writing poems. Now my only company is old age. In an earlier life I was a poet, a mistake, and my former body belonged to … Continue reading

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Tired of Windows

Tired of Windows by Sharon Black I’m tired of windows cluttered with neon lights in the shape of ice cream cones and milkshakes not to mention the handwritten poster of Today’s Specials. I’m tired of everything co-opted — fields used for football … Continue reading

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Vampires vs. Werewolves

Vampires stories were never new to the world of literature, they were only better. Find here a short extract from Eva Marie Ginsberg’s captivating short story The Village Vampire published in Artful Dodge 44/45. To read the rest of this story and … Continue reading

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Writers Conference The Columbus State Community College will be holding its 10th Annual Writers Conference on Saturday, March 23, 2013 complete with writing workshops by renowned established authors and writers and a book fair where literary magazines and journals, including the Artful Dodge will … Continue reading

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Introducing….Artful Dodge!

Artful Dodge is an Ohio-based literary magazine that publishes work with a strong sense of place and cultural landscape. Besides new American fiction, poetry and narrative essay, we’re also interested in contemporary literature in translation — from all over the … Continue reading

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