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Why I Started Writing Screenplays

I was skeptical when I first heard someone say that the best writers today are in Hollywood working on movies and TV shows. Then again, until recently, I subconsciously bought into the notion that actors and directors are the underlying forces behind cinematic productions. You just put these people on a set, give them a […]

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Mann Kann Nicht Alles Haben: A Meditation on the Poetry of Adam Zagajewski

Adam shows us in this piece how “we gravitate towards the art we see ourselves most reflected in, where there is space for us to enhance our own unique myth within the confines of the tale itself. If offers us an escape. It offers us a salvation.”  Sometimes that means finding new ways to say […]

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On “Walter” and Writing: An Interview with Ed Winkofsky

On “Walter” and Writing: An Interview with Ed Winkofsky

Ed Winkofsky is a writer and lawyer in Chicago. His short story “Walter” appeared in FWJ’s fall 2012 issue. He is currently writing more Walter stories. We asked him to tell us a bit more about Walter and his writing process. Here is what he says. Why did you choose an amusement park parking lot […]

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Editor’s Prize and Guest Editors!

Fifth Wednesday is happy to announce both the winners of the 2011 Editor’s Prize as well as the guest editors for our Spring 2012 issue. First, let’s get to the winners… Poetry: Winner: “Alphabet of Eels” by Norman Lock Published in the Fall 2010 edition of Fifth Wednesday, “Alphabet of Eels” was selected by judge […]

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