The Offbeat: With Abandon by Chris CobbThe Offbeat: With Abandon by Chris Cobb

The Offbeat: With Abandon

EditorChris Cobb, Kristen Nowicki, B01

Paperback | January 1, 2009

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With Abandon is the eighth volume in the independent literary series, The Offbeat, devoted to publishing a diverse collection of voices, and to promoting contact and discussion among writers. The Offbeat is run entirely by Michigan State Undergraduates, and is centered in East Lansing. The mission of The Offbeat is to provide an alternative literary outlet for writers from Michigan and beyond, and to call attention to voices both emerging and established.
     The Offbeat: With Abandon features a wide array of writing that cuts across genres, highlighting the best work by authors ranging from professional journalists to undergraduate writers. Thrown into the mix are voices from professors of literature, graduate students in creative writing, and even a few of our editorial staff. In this volume, writing is an act of faith, a documentation of the joy and terror of life, and above all, an act of witness.

Title:The Offbeat: With AbandonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:145 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Michigan State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0870138405

ISBN - 13:9780870138409

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Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
Editor's Note by Chris Cobb
Editor's Note by Kristen Nowicki
I. Scraps of Faith
Heaven's Back Door
Photograph by Chris Szejbach
Carolina Farms, Jaspal Singh
From Where Kynson Stands,Victoria Schall
THE TREES BEHIND THE DEMONSTRATION HALL, MLala
War, Brittany Baker
I fi lled the gas tank for reasons of my own. [Dec. 26th, 2006 | 03:47 am, Mike Davidson
Autumn Rains in Port Alberni,Patrick Arnold
Chicken Curry Nights,Jaspal Singh
Strangers and Stranger Friends,Shannon Brown
Existed Elsewise,Jonathan Beagley
reviving february,Julie Bolitho-Lee Shades of Love: English Toffee,Jaspal Singh
We Humans,John Sparagowski
Scraps of Faith,Samantha Hederman
II. This Is Why We Tell Stories
Guardian,
Photograph by Chris Szejbach
Remembering Charlie,Frank Accavitti III
The Face in the Tower,Trisha Poling
Discovering Race,Matthew Serafin
Moonless Burmese Nights,Jaspal Singh
Interview of Miron Varouhakis,Chris Cobb, Kristen Nowicki
Journey to Death ,Miron Varouhakis
Anaesthesia ,Dan Akinlolu
III. An Ending and a Beginning
Noir ,Photograph by Samantha Hederman
BLOW or THE LONESOME SAX PLAYER ,MLala
Inked ,Lauren "Ren" Strachan
Pearl Necklace: Rani Haar,Jaspal Singh
A Doll Between,Megan Ernst
Closet ,Laura Jensen
Blue Eyes ,Jennifer Ismirle
The Black Strip (Something's Missing).,John Sparagowski
Visitation ,Shannon Brown
Penumbral Shadows ,Samantha Hederman
Red Umbrella,M. E. Eckler
The Egg Raid,D. Harlan Wilson
desTulieries,Megan Ernst
So the boy shot a can fi lled with plaster and toy soldiers[Aug. 28th, 2007 | 11:46 am,Mike Davidson
Untitled,Maria Nowak
Editor and Author Biographies
About The Offbeat
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