Our 40th Issue, Ceiling or Sky? Female Nonfictions After the VIDA Count, is focused on the important contribution of female writers to the creative nonfiction movement, with strong new work from Judith Ortiz Cofer, Jenny Boully, Sue William Silverman, Laurie Lynn Drummond, Brenda Miller, Thao Thai, Lynette D’Amico, Diana Cage, Kristen Radtke, Sonya Lea, Debra S. Levy, Jennifer De Leon, and Deborah Jackson-Taffa.

Our Craft section features insight from our three guest editors: Susanne Antonetta examines “The Poetics of Urgency,” Joy Castro offers “On Length in Literature,” and Barrie Jean Borich discusses “The Craft of Writing Queer.”  

In Books, Kate Ver Ploeg reviews Cheryl Strayed’sWild, Sarah Fawn Montgomery reviews Mary Cappello’s Swallow, and Nuria Sheehan reviews Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother.