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The Mulberry Tree, Fall 2013


Writing Invitational Features Continued from Print Magazine

The Tide King by Jen Michalski, cont'd

Embers by Kerry Graham, cont'd

Next Year in Jerusalem by Samantha Cameron, cont'd

The Tonic of Wildness by Emma Reisinger, cont'd

Yesterday by Martin McGowan, cont'd

Gifts of the Chesapeake by Karen Wathen, cont'd

Home by Rita McDermott, cont'd

Writing Invitational Web Picks

Excerpt from Ba'ahshri is Burning by Rob Friesel

Rob Friesel is a software engineer by day and a science fiction author by night. He was raised on William Gibson and Margaret Atwood before getting seduced by the footnotes under David Foster Wallace's bandana. His writing tends to involve lost artifacts and revolutions. He graduated from St. Mary's in 2001 and still misses his weekly meetings with Jeff Coleman.

Chapter 7 Ba'ahshri is Burning (PDF)

Trust by Rebecca Klempner

Rebecca Klempner’s writing has previously appeared in a variety of print magazines, as well as online at Tablet Magazine. She is the author of one picture book, A Dozen Daisies for Raizy. She graduated from St. Mary's in 1996. 

Trust (PDF)

Dear Mockingbird by Greg Fisher

Greg Fisher is a blogger whose weekly posts to Open Letters to My Enemies have a strong St. Mary's alumni following. He graduated from St. Mary's in 2005. 

Dear Mockingbird

"Leather-Tramp" by Antoinette Gabrielle Caligiuri

Antoinette Gabrielle Caligiuri is a first-year student at St. Mary's.

Leather Tramp (PDF)

"NO" by Lisa Zimmerman

Lisa Zimmerman graduated from St. Mary's in 2013 and enjoys writing in her spare time.


"Strawberry Skies" by Daria Vaseneva

Daria Vaseneva is a sophomore at St. Mary's.

Strawberry Skies (PDF)

Annual Report, Fall 2013