Past Excerpts

Jessica de Koninck

Excerpt from After Babel by Jessica de Koninck

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2020 which we’ve decided to share not just with our paying subscribers but with our full community free of charge during these astonishing times. If anyone wishes...
Lois P. Jones

Excerpt from The Scent of Ariel by Lois P. Jones

The following poem appears in our Fall 2012 Print Issue 21, and was awarded first prize in Tiferet’s 2012 Writing Contest. The entire issue is available in Kindle format. -- When the shuttle arrives at the old...
Presenter Priscilla Orr

Excerpt from Intrusion by Priscilla Orr

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. On the shoreline, you surface if only in memory, love akin to infrared waves—invisible to the...

Excerpt from Outside Grenoble by Jennifer Barber

The following poem was the 2019 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Poetry and will appear in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. Subscribe today to receive it and one more issue with a one-year subscription. What I remember most is...
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...
Michelle Bigley

Excerpt from Crecer: Growing in Buenos Aires by Michele Bigley

The following essay appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. In the cold rain, wearing a jacket I believed waterproof, I exited Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires’ most...

Excerpt from Pomegranate Juice by Antoinette Mehler

The following story appears in Tiferet’s Summer 2017 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate digital download.       There it was again. A loud, frantic intake of breath. Raw baying gasps followed by a hoarse...

Excerpt from For Virginia Woolf by Susan Jackson

This poem appears in our Summer 2016 digital issue. The entire issue is available for download. As I walk the wind driven winter beach I bend to gather stones pummeled, tumbled, sand-smoothed water-rounded stones bending like kneeling a form of...
SIHAM KARAMI

Tif on Faith by Siham Karami

The following Tif on Faith was featured in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. While a "tiff" is defined as a "petty argument", a "Tif" is anything but petty--it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful...
Jane O'Shields Hayner

Excerpt from Refusal and the Dark-Skinned Doll by Jane O’Shields-Hayner

The following piece appears in our Winter 2016 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. IT TOOK EVERYTHING I HAD TO OPEN THAT GLASS AND STEEL DOOR, PULLING WITH ALL MY MIGHT,...