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January 21, 2011


So, so true and well written, Anna. I've been meaning to do a why stories are important post forever, but there's just so much to say. You really captured it beautifully.

Yes, and isn't making literature and journalist students take creative writing a little like making them expand their abilities through play? Doesn't this seem a bit reminiscent of this:


I realize this may just be my obsession, but I think there's a thematic link here....

Wonderful post! Can't wait to see what unfolds.

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  • Isak is a space to celebrate tales and truth in the curious, joyful way embodied by the writer for which it is named. The name "Isak," after all, means "laughter," as she was fond of pointing out.

    By tales, I mean fiction (especially short fiction), as well as other literary and artistic narratives. By truth, I mean the world in which we live. I especially have my eye on creative social justice.

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