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Short Story Finalist: ‘The After Party’

In Jess Smith’s tense and troubling story, a wedding party turns dark.

Fernando A. Flores, guest judge for our 2019 short story contest, says his favorite stories are those that “take some kind of risk, strive for something great...Read More

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Combating Moral Injury

For some veterans, guilt and shame can linger years after combat — and it’s not PTSD.

Aaron Throckmorton decided to join the military the day the Twin Towers fell. A standout high school linebacker at Midland Lee (of Friday Night Lights fame), Th...Read More

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Hope After Violence

Women veterans are twice as likely as men to experience PTSD. We just don’t talk about it.

Women are twice as likely as men to experience PTSD. We just don’t talk about it....Read More

Military veterans and James Whitehead’s family and friends rallied at the Orange County Courthouse in December 2010 demanding “Justice for James.” by

Shades of Gray in Orange

After a black police officer kills a white war hero, a town begins its murky search for justice.

After a black police officer kills a white war hero, a town begins its murky search for justice. ...Read More

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