Featured Works: Week of Nov. 20 (Thanksgiving)

By on Nov 19, 2017 in Featured

Our yummy #Thanksgiving dinner.

This week in the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday for food, family, and a host of hang-ups. Our contributors this week touch on one of those troubles, namely family friction.

Pet” by Rob Hunter reimagines an animal nuisance as a member of the family.

Approximately 465 Words of Sterling Wisdom” by Janice Canerdy offers tips to figures out if you’re annoying.

Past, Present, Popcorn” by Brett Riley links the making and consumption of a snack food with family dynamics.

About

Alyce Wilson is the editor of Wild Violet and in her copious spare time writes humor, non-fiction, fiction and poetry, keeps an online journal, and is working on a book, Belated Mommy: How to Cope With Being an Older Mom. Her first chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs; her e-book/pamphlet, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags (which she plans to update this year); her book of essays and columns, The Art of Life; and her humorous nonfiction ebook, Dedicated Idiocy: How Monty Python Fandom Changed My Life, can all be ordered from her Web site, AlyceWilson.com. She lives with her husband, cat and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative second grader, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.