Featured Works: Week of Aug 12 (August)

By on Aug 11, 2019 in Issue Archives

Baltimore Harbor, photo by Alyce Wilson

As summer winds to an end in the Northern Hemisphere, our contributors reflect on the season.

August Hymn” by Anthony Botti evokes the sultry feel of the end of summer.

The Porch” by Christine Kelley shares a blurry memory of babyhood.

Abundance” by David Sapp captures one perfect summer moment.

Susquehanna” by Christine Kelley recalls a hot day at the river’s edge with blunt detail.



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 and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative third grader, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.