Creative Nonfiction

Snail Love

Rachel Ann Brickner

    Provenence: Submission.   Rachel Ann Brickner is a writer and multimedia storyteller from Pittsburgh. Currently, she’s finishing her MFA in fiction at the University of Pittsburgh where she’s at work on her first novel and a memoir about debt. Her work has previously appeared…

The Bathtub

Andra Emilia Fenton

  He started rotting on a Monday. His belly was full of maggots by Wednesday. They exploded his middle and throat. I smelled him on Thursday. “Like a gas leak or rotten eggs,” I e-mailed the owner of the building. But no one came. By…

Fear and the Web of Knowledge

Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D.

  I have always been fascinated by ‘fear’. I think it is a powerful emotion, that if it does not paralyze, it can actually embolden to action. This much we know from the fact that fear stimulates the production of epinephrine (also known as adrenaline)…