Past Excerpts

Excerpt from What’s in a Name by Ricky Rapoport Friesem

This essay was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Nonfiction. Read the rest of Ricky's essay & more in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue available in print or digital format. My name came about, quite...
Robbi Nester

Excerpt from My Bison by Robbi Nester

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue and was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Fiction. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a...
Basmah Sakrani

Excerpt from Follow Follow Follow by Basmah Sakrani

The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue and was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Fiction. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase...
Farhana Qazi

Excerpt from The Jhelum River by Farhana Qazi

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a subscription and save. My voice fades almost to silence in the vast...
JULIA B LEVINE

Excerpt from Visitation by Julia B. Levine

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue and was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Poetry. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a...
YEHOSHUA NOVEMBER

Excerpt from In the World of Time and Space by Yehoshua November

The following poem appeared in our Fall 2017 expanded issue which is available for digital download. Those who share duplexes, who live in apartments, know each other’s secrets—muffled love cries, silences after tragic news filters through the...
Roz Giuditta

Excerpt from When I Come Back by Roz Giuditta

The following poem appeared in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for digital download. Lord, if you must take me someday, Let me come back as part of the ocean, Let me come...
Hedy Habra

Excerpt from Or What If She’d Chosen to Drown in a River of Down...

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. Some want to drown in their dreams or in amber drink, others in denial, whilst he thinks of a river of...
DHEEPA R. MATURI

Excerpt from Three Days by Dheepa R. Maturi

The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. Day One When Meena’s husband died, she was told that his soul would try very hard to hold...
DAVID VINCENTI’S poems have appeared in journals including Presence – A Journal of Catholic Poetryand Edison Literary Review, and anthologies including Rabbit Ears: TV Poems; he has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His first full-length collection is A Measure of This World: Galileo’s Dialog with the Universe (2015). David lives and writes in New Jersey. (@DVincentiPoet)

Excerpt from Proverbs From the Owls by David Vincenti

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. It was the first place winner of the 2018 Carriage House Poetry Prize. for Elizabeth In the woods, the...