By Jameelah Crawford ● 2023
Inspired by True Events • CONTENT WARNING: Gun Violence “Where did you get the nickname ‘Blaze?’” Fatimah tilted her head, then took a sip of water. “That’s my rap
By Mary Barghout ● 2023
Maybe in learning the shapes of your strength You will one day be able to return To the small sounds of your softness Maybe your softness is The most courageous
By Tara Flaherty Guy ● 2023
Danna was already terminally ill when she parachuted into my life and landed a permanent place in my heart. I was presenting a PowerPoint on Zoom to a half dozen
Submit your unpublished creative nonfiction stories, personal essays, and flash fiction to be considered for our Fall 2023 digital magazine!
Applications are now open for the 2023 Community Editor Apprenticeship! This program from Saint Paul Almanac is a paid apprenticeship, designed to teach an equity-focused, democratic editorial process. Apply from Feb 17 - Mar 17.
Calling all writers and poets! Saint Paul Almanac invites you to submit your original, unpublished fiction, creative non-fiction or poetry to our COURAGE writing contest. Submit from Feb 9 - 28.
We’re thrilled to announce the winning entries in the Spring 2022 Storytelling Contest! Sponsored by Saint Paul Almanac and University of St. Thomas Sustainable Communities Partnership. Our contest theme was
Join us for our reading series to celebrate the launch of Volume 13: A Path to Each Other! Happening around town and virtually November 16 - January 28.
By Chong Yang ● 2022
Cia lub ntiaj teb los ua koj lub vaj Tus njuj neeg yog ib lub paj, xim twg los zoo Txoj kev tsaus ntuj yuav tsis kav Ib pliag xwb,
By Diane Wilson ● 2022
The Oceti Sakowin, or Seven Council Fires, which includes the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota peoples, carry an origin story that teaches the sacred nature of water. This relationship is embedded
By Ty Chapman ● 2022
At fifteen, I watched a cop shove a child down concrete school steps, his body flailing between impacts. His skull battered to fragments. Crimson rivering down a well-ironed shirt.
By Julia Klatt Singer ● 2022
Each word a stone. We can build a wall or a path to each other.