The second time I met Octavio de Gyvez Gallegos, he greeted me wearing only a bath towel. We stood facing each other for a moment, me on the barren street of his hometown, him in the open-air entryway of his family’s house. He tugged carefully on the towel, tucking it under his armpits. He laughed… [Read More]
Wendy Call has served as writer-in-residence at national parks, universities, visual art centers, a historical society, and a public hospital. She co-edited the anthology Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide, created the digital story map Sqebeqsed Stories , and wrote No Word for Welcome, winner of the 2011 Grub Street National Book Prize for Nonfiction. Her essays and narrative nonfiction have also appeared in The Georgia Review, Guernica, Michigan Quarterly Review, Orion, Terrain, and thirty other journals. She teaches creative writing and environmental studies at Pacific Lutheran University.