Kahini Quarterly Archives

Please enjoy the artistic work, interviews, and craft lectures from past editions of Kahini Quarterly. Bios reflect the specific time in which a writer’s work appeared.

Artistic Work | Interviews | Craft Lectures | The Foundational Elements of Artistic Writing
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Artistic Work

black has every right to be angry
Ashley Elizabeth
July, 2020
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A Gatsby Story
Amina Gautier
July, 2020
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Lessons in Kinyarwanda
Lee Gulyas
July, 2020
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sheillahOur Voices
Sheillah Abaho
April, 2020
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This Balcony I Sit On
Nicholas Samaras
April, 2020
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Selfie
Andrea Walker
April, 2020
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evaSociety Mimics
Nandutu Eva
January, 2020
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greenwellPoem
Western Illinois Tug-of-War League
E. A. Greenwell
January, 2020
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Arborist / Abortionist
Susan Rich
October, 2019
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Dendrochronology
Amy Karon
October, 2019
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A Day of Thrush Songs
Anita K. Boyle
October, 2019
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The Promise of Apocalypse
Allen Braden
July, 2019
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The Uses of Color
Jaya Spier
July, 2019
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Furnace
Michael Daley
July, 2019
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Falling Light
Lorraine Ferra
April, 2019
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What Was He Thinking My Grandfather
Samuel Green
April, 2019
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Catholic Church
E.A. Greenwell
April, 2019
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The Restlessness of Cattle
Toni Hanner
January, 2019
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Hexagrams 44
W. Nick Hill
January, 2019
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Making a Fire
Betty Kaigo
January, 2019
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To Live
Elegy
Ilya Kaminsky
October, 2018
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King of the Real World
Kurtis Lamkin
October, 2018
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Miscarriage
Jenifer Browne Lawrence
October, 2018
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Play of Light
Wayne Lee
July, 2018
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How We Count in the South
Erin Belieu
July, 2018
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Sacrament
Jenifer Browne Lawrence
July, 2018
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Postcard to My Aborted
Jenifer Browne Lawrence
April, 2018
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One Art
Wayne Lee
April, 2018
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Café At The End Of Time
Gary Lemons
April, 2018
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Because a Baby is in One Arm
Rachel Mehl
January, 2018
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A Hole in the Ice
Dream Fragment on the Eve of My Beloved’s Wedding
Timothy Liu
January, 2018
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Unsleeping, 3:25 am
Timothy Liu
October, 2017
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Tableau d’Haiti
Tim Mayo
October, 2017
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Driving to Work on a Thursday in October: Tonight You Will be Camping at the Coast
Rachel Mehl
October, 2017
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Walking a Friend Through, and Finally Out Of, an Abusive Relationship
Wairimu Mwangi
July, 2017
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Ceilings
Nancy Pagh
July, 2017
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Shadow
Tish Pearlman
July, 2017
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Afterlife
Tish Pearlman
April, 2017
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Moths
Paul Piper
April, 2017
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The Constellations of Slate Belt, Pennsylvania
Sean Prentiss
April, 2017
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Postcard From the North Shore
Tamara Sellman
January, 2017
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The House of Nails
Sayantani Dasgupta
January, 2017
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Flies
Bill Ransom
January, 2017
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Beach Peas
Cake and Bread
Lois Rosen
October, 2016
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Quiet
Michael Schein
October, 2016
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Tonight
Ssegujja Ronald Ssekandi
July, 2016
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Dakini with Flutes at Ugyen Choling
There is Nothing You Cannot Ask of Me
Kim Stafford
July, 2016
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The Cu Chi Tunnels
George Such
April, 2016
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A Note to the Dead
Meredith Trede
April, 2016
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How She Comes to Understand Her Baptism
Maya Jewell Zeller
April, 2016
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My Mother aznd I Visit the Place She Gave Birth
Bedtime Story
Maya Jewell Zeller
January, 2016
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To Have and To Hold
Charisse Flynn
January, 2016
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108 Worldly Desires
Kathie Giorgio
October, 2015
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The Dishwasher
Andrea Walker
October, 2015
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My Grandma’s Last Story
Khemendra Kamal Kumar
October, 2015
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Randy Muses on Juniper Street
Winter Blooms
Shreyasi Majumdar
July, 2015
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Young In Fall
Megan Miller
July, 2015
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Fleeing Fat Allen
Donna Miscolta
April, 2015
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Noé
Deborah Poe
April, 2015
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Water Children
Midge Raymond
April, 2015
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Archeology After Dark
Jean Ryan
January, 2015
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On Vacation
Elizabeth Thorpe
January, 2015
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Sling Words
Dianne Butler
January, 2015
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Offshore Winds
Elizabeth Thorpe
October, 2014
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Patch Kit
Kathryn Trueblood
October, 2014
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The Snow-White Men of India
Sayantani Dasgupta
October, 2014
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El chiclero/The Street Vendor
María de Lourdes Victoria, translated by Martin Boyd
July, 2014
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Silence & Silhouettes
J. Phillip Walker
July, 2014
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These Things That Save Us
Theodore Wheeler
July, 2014
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Without You, Sister
Jean Paul Sekarema
April, 2014
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Kwibuka
Mutoni Shadad
April, 2014
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My Prejudices
Dennis Vannatta
April, 2014
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Joey
Andrea Walker
January, 2014
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Hot Oil, Monsoon Rains
Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor
January, 2014
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Accident on Mulholland Drive
Lindsay Pyfer
January, 2014
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Interviews

An Interview with Amina Gautier
And If They Have Eggs, Bring Me Six
July, 2020
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jlawAn Interview with Jenifer Browne Lawrence
In the Company of Trees
April, 2020
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An Interview with Wairimu Mwangi
Supporting the Next Generation
January, 2020
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Nancy-Canyon4The Inspiration of the Work
An Interview with Nancy Lou Canyon
October, 2019
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gladysAn Interview with Glaydah Namukasa
Navigating Language
July, 2019
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An Interview with Ananya Sarkar
Creating Character
April, 2019
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An Interview with Abha Iyengar
The Power of Narrative
January, 2019
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Craft Lectures

Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Gabriel García Márquez’s
Balthazar’s Marvelous Afternoon
July, 2020
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s
Cell One
April, 2020
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Gabriel García Márquez’s
One of These Days
January, 2020
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Alice Munro’s
Silence
October, 2019
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Alice Munro’s
Soon
July, 2019
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Alice Munro’s
Chance
April, 2019
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Alice Munro’s
Runaway
January, 2019
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s
Imitation
October, 2018
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From William Trevor’s
Teresa’s Wedding
July, 2018
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Raymond Carver’s
Why Don’t You Dance
April, 2018
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Gabriel García Márquez’s
Eyes of a Blue Dog
January, 2018
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Gabriel García Márquez’s
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
October, 2017
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Terry Tempest Williams’s
An Unspoken Hunger
July, 2017
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s
Ceiling
April, 2017
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Reading As a Writer: Inspiration From Alice Munro’s
The Bear Came Over the Mountain
January, 2017
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