Here’s a sneak-preview from our upcoming Fall 2020 issue, a beautiful essay by poet and music historian, David Kirby. We hope you enjoy this as much as we did and that it brings you some joy during these difficult times. THE RING-TOSS TEST: Why WILLIAM BELL’S “Any Other Way” is the PERFECT RHYTHM and BLUES […]
Let me tell you a story of a boy from the South whose dad was proud of his lineage in the Confederacy and often spoke of it. This boy, who was too small to know, wanted so much for his dad to love him and to accept him. He was a curious boy, a writer […]
While we hate to potentially miss out on great work, we’ve decided to close our submission portal for three months so that we can focus on putting together the Fall 2020 issue of the journal and record. Submissions will reopen in September.
I’m happy to announce that Opossum will be returning soon, following an extensive restructuring, and that we will begin accepting new submissions this December. But first—let me introduce myself as the new publisher and chief editor. I am Rima Ruhman, and I’ve been a Technical Writer/Editor for over 25 years. I joined Opossum after meeting […]