Keeping Room
IMG_0969 Shining Black and White by Hannah Bissell
On 04/03/2015 | 4 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked our contributors to respond to this spring-related prompt: Using the following ...

Chapbook_TwoWhiteBeds_Cover_20140427 The Writing of ‘Two White Beds’ by Laura Cherry
On 03/27/2015 | 2 Comments |

Editor's note:  Winner of Minerva Rising’s inaugural chapbook contest, Two White Beds by Laura Cherry ...

RONyPwknRQOO3ag4xf3R_Kinsey Warm by Norma Hawthorne Shafer
On 03/20/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked Minerva Rising contributors to respond to this great prompt from PW.org: ...

bk pages The Words of Others by Jessica Ciosek
On 02/27/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked Minerva Rising contributors to respond to this great prompt from PW.org: ...

KADLEC-WAGNER photo This Kind of Warm Music by Julia Kadlec-Wagner
On 02/20/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: We asked Minerva Rising contributors to respond to this great prompt from PW.org: ...

photo-1417434743061-9873e0beaed6 Dogs pray, too by Lee Schwartz
On 02/13/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn’t ...

snowflake Creature Comforts by Jessica Ciosek
On 02/06/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn’t ...

norma Small Comforts of Home by Norma Hawthorne
On 01/30/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor’s note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn’t ...

flowers A Reminder to Myself of What I Love by Jane Ellen Glasser
On 01/23/2015 | 0 Comments |

Editor's note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you? Conversely, what doesn't comfort ...

dreamstimefree_197673 To the Woman Eating on the Eastbound Midtown Direct by Mary Brancaccio
On 01/16/2015 | 4 Comments |

Editor's note: This month, we asked Minerva Rising contributors: What comforts you?  Conversely, what doesn't ...

dreamstimefree_79279 On Becoming Ordinary by Lee Schwartz
On 01/09/2015 | 1 Comments |

Some days I feel beautiful. Well, not beautiful in an outward Meryl Streep radiance, but ...

poinsettia Tears for Christmas by Jessica Ciosek
On 01/02/2015 | 2 Comments |

We tried then, didn’t we, to keep up the pretense of a normal Christmas.  We ...

FullSizeRender The Holidays by Norma Hawthorne
On 12/19/2014 | 2 Comments |

It’s California 1956. Land of pink, baby blue and gold-flocked Christmas trees spun with silver ...

photo (4) Ten Notes on Christmas by Wendy Wakeman
On 12/12/2014 | 2 Comments |

1. My very first memory is a Christmas memory. I was two and three-quarters, in ...

Jefflombardo.com Small Pleasures by Jessica Ciosek
On 11/21/2014 | 0 Comments |

“Don’t sweat the small stuff," they say, followed quickly by, “It’s all small stuff.” My ...

IMG_5701 Incomplete List of Small Pleasures by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 11/14/2014 | 0 Comments |

First sip of coffee in the morning; going to bed knowing I can drink another ...

dreamstimefree_205591 The Life and Death of Great Brooklyn Diets Circa 1950 by Lee Schwartz
On 11/07/2014 | 1 Comments |

My family is from diets.  The lips, the jaws, the tongue of diets.  My entire ...

dreamstimefree_197673 Hungers by Janet Garber
On 10/31/2014 | 3 Comments |

So many hungers in me. A gorge rimmed red with teeth howls from in my ...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Eat While You Write: Writing Prompt by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 10/24/2014 | 0 Comments |

If you noticed the Halloween candy for sale in August, you know it has been ...

beef Comfort Food by Jessica Ciosek
On 10/17/2014 | 0 Comments |

I made beef stew on a Wednesday because it is my daughter’s favorite and she’s ...