Consequence Magazine addresses the Culture of War: Conversation on May 10th

May 7, 2013

CONSEQUENCE Literary Magazine

Join CONSEQUENCE Magazine on Friday to celebrate the launch of a new issue!

Friday May 10, 2013, at 7 pm
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street, corner of Dartmouth and Boylston Streets
Copley Square, Boston

A Conversation and Reception
John A. Parrish, M.D. (Autopsy of War)
Laura Harrington (Alice Bliss)

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About War

When writers address the subject of war, they face tough choices about what material to include and how to give voice to the unspeakable. The writer’s job, then, is to examine what drives nations into war, how civilians as well as soldiers respond to war, and the lasting impacts on individuals and society that are ignored or under-reported. Laura Harrington, author of Alice Bliss, and John A. Parrish, M.D. author of Autopsy of War, will read excerpts from their work and discuss writing about war from their respective points of view, touching on how personal experience and memory have affected their work and their lives.

Issue 5 of CONSEQUENCE features fiction by David Abrams, Homero Aridjis, Andrew Barlow, Anne Korkeakivi, and Margaret Luongo; poetry by Peter Balakian, Martha Collins, Jill McDonough, Ed Ochester, Joyce Peseroff, and Lee Sharkey; non-fiction by Stephen Dau, Lee Hancock, Judith Hertog, Joan Stack Kovach, and Elizabeth Weber; translations by Erica Mena, Nguyen Ba Chung, Afaa Michael Weaver, and Bruce Weigl; and art by Laylah Ali.

CONSEQUENCE Magazine is an international literary journal addressing the culture and consequences of war. They publish annually: short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, visual art and reviews. CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible. Submit, subscribe and donate to the magazine here.
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