Alisha Fisher: Nature-Inspired Shamanistic Fashion and Photography

SHAMANISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY Alisha Naomi Fisher’s artist statement: I combine costume with jewelry, body-painting, hair design and background art in my work. I also take pictures. I make myself and my models blend in with their surroundings whether I am doing scenes in nature or in the city. I have studied Fine Arts in College and at university, […]

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A Post-Racial Manifesto by Sodalis

  A Post-Racial Manifesto by Sodalis   This body is considered ‘black’ by this society, but it does not mean much to me as a person. It only means something to me insofar as other people define it for me. The colour of my skin is not a sufficient criterion for me to adhere to a certain behaviour […]

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Flash fiction – “Sand” by Fletcher Goldin

Sand                                                                —Fletcher Goldin      Fine and white, it tingles under your feet, between your toes.  But under your nails it grates.  Green fills the sea, foam tinges its waves; salt fills your nose.           The bright sandcastle is new and smooth, the stooped man old and cracked.  The castle must be young, […]

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Freelance Writing Gigs site – November’s issue coming very soon!

November’s issue is on its way – the theme will be Choosing to Create Amidst Challenges. Includes a novel review, photography, essays, and flash fiction. Also – encouraging everyone to check out another good opportunity for publication, the Freelance Writing Gigs site at http://www.freelancewritinggigs.com This site attempts to collect freelance writing jobs (onetime things, major […]

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Two charity shoutouts – children’s art needed around the theme of Good Ideas, and encouragement to visit the site of a poet/writer fighting Lyme disease

I’m also helping to put on an art auction of very young children’s art to benefit a global humanitarian project of San Jose State University’s Entrepreneurial Society. As the quarter proceeds we will brainstorm and decide on an organization dealing with some global issue (malaria, AIDS, hunger, child labor, pollution, tree planting, clean water, literacy, […]

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