Posts Tagged "pocosin"

Eugie Foster Award Shortlisted “Pocosin”

by on Jun 23, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Two years ago the writing world lost a great author, Eugie Foster, to Lymphoma. In her honor, an award has been founded for innovative short fiction.  The shortlist for this year has been released and we are proud to announce that Ursula Vernon’s “Pocosin” from Issue...

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Pocosin

by on Jan 6, 2015 in Short Fiction | 18 comments

5000 WORDS Author’s Note: Pocosins are a type of raised peat wetland found almost exclusively in the Carolinas. The name derives from an Eastern Algonquian word meaning “swamp on a hill.” They are a rare and unique ecosystem, today widely threatened by development. This is the place of...

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