Featured Nonfiction: The Transit of Venus by Rebecca Gummere

Editor’s note: Rebecca Gummere’s gorgeous essay, “The Transit of Venus” was selected by Rebecca Makkai as the runner-up in New South’s 2015 Writing Contest. Here, Rebecca shares how her essay took shape and what she’s been working on since.  Rebecca Gummere: The essay is about the gradual decline and death of my mother, but it’s also about the transitory…

Issue: Adventure 8.2

“I don’t want milk and cookies; I want a spiritual experience.” – Vincent Poturica, “Paradise”

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New South Vol. 12, No. 2 (2019) Fiction by James Figy, Michelle Ross, Kim Magowan, Christine McSwain, and Lilly Schneider. Creative Nonfiction by Thomas Dai, Timothy Fitts, Michelle Menting, Ashely Adams and Jacqueline Boucher, and Oliver Baez Bendorf. Poetry by Isabelle Shepherd, Victoria C. Flanagan, Horatio H, TR Brady, Stephanie Bryant Anderson, Kristene Kaye Brown, Jeanette Beebe, Christopher Warner, Dylan…