Category: Author Notes

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Author Notes: rob mclennan

by rob mclennan

Contributor rob mclennan discusses his work in Issue XIX of The Puritan.

One of the triggers for the short story, “The Matrix Resolutions,” was the disconnect I saw between the second and third films in The Matrix trilogy, a disappointing and surprising bafflement that occurred amid two films that were supposedly constructed as a near-single unit.

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Author Notes from the Vaults: Wendy Fox

by Wendy Fox

Wendy Fox, contributor to Issue XVIII of The Puritan, recalls some of the woes, as well as the triumphs, of pinning down the unwieldy. 

“Zinc” is part of a larger work, a novel that does not yet have a home.

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Author Notes from the Vaults: The Present ‘House’ of Story by Gary Barwin

by Gary Barwin

Puritan contributor Gary Barwin shares personal experiences, the burning questions they ignited, and “House,” the poem that emerged from it all. You can read his poem in Issue XI.

Many days, before I can help myself, I’m at the breakfast table reading stories of violence in the newspaper.

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Author Notes: Aleah Sato

by Aleah Sato

Recent contributor Aleah Sato discusses her poetry in Issue XVI: Winter 2012 of The Puritan

“…These fears that fell to my lot out of every day stirred a hundred other fears, and they stood up in me against me and agreed among themselves, and I couldn’t get beyond them.

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Author Notes: Eric Lloyd Blix

by Eric Lloyd Blix

Read Eric Lloyd Blix’s short story “Project Ω” in Issue XXI: Spring 2013 of The Puritan.

An Itemized list of Facts, Observations, and Impressions of the the Contemporary World vis a vis the Short Story, “Project Ω,” by its own Author, that,

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Author Notes: Camille Martin

by Camille Martin

Read Camille Martin’s poetry in Issue XXI: Spring 2013 of The Puritan here.

Anselm Hollo: Motes & Pellets

My work appearing in The Puritan is from a manuscript of short poems entitled R Is the Artichoke of Rose.

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Author Notes: Kevin Hardcastle

by Kevin Hardcastle

Read (and listen to!) Kevin Hardcastle’s fantastic story “Bandits” in Issue XXI: Spring 2013 of The Puritan here.

The Puritan: Hi Kevin Hardcastle! Does your story have an interesting origin story/compositional history you’d like to share? This could include interesting factoids or bits of research that informed the work.