Past Excerpts

Jude Rittenhouse

Excerpt from Beyond Mummification by Jude Rittenhouse

We received so many wonderful Tifs* from our community on our theme “The Body.” Several were published in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue which is available in print or digital format. Hopis believed Spider Grandmother sang...
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Excerpt from Nuthatch by Ray Cicetti

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. I watch it fly across the yard, carrying...

Excerpt from Why I Read the Bible by Michael T. Young

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. I realized I’m a tree with an ethereal thirst. My...

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...