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Donna Baier Stein

MFA Johns Hopkins, Adjunct Professor of Writing at Fairleigh-Dickinson University. Poetry Editor, Bellevue Literary Review. Publication credits include Puerto del Sol, Prairie Schooner, Confrontation, Notre Dame Review, Kansas Quarterly, New York Stories, Beloit Poetry Journal, Washingtonian. She has taught at The American University, Johns Hopkins, Boston Center for Adult Education, Gotham Writers Workshop, and elsewhere. Her non-fiction book on writing is published by McGraw-Hill. She also publishes Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature.


Spring 1933

The boy was riding a dark horse, crossing a field of yellow-star grass and olive green shadows. A slip of a stream, logs so recently cut their ends were white and circled with clear, brown rings. One had the stump of a broken branch on its side. Th [...]