Tag: nonfiction

Sleep. by Madalynn Mumme

Sleep. by Madalynn Mumme

How wonderful a state of consciousness is. An aspect of every living being – the proof of our humanity. Throughout history, it has been a pillar upon which we can strive. Work can only be properly done with proceeding slumber. There could be no change […]

On Dreams and Dreamers: A Liberal Arts Reflection by Davis Smith

On Dreams and Dreamers: A Liberal Arts Reflection by Davis Smith

Why is it that artists since the dawn of recorded civilization have constructed their works upon the archetype of the dreamer and the dream? Let us define “dream” not only as an ideal which rules our passions and pleasures—a synonym for “aspiration”—but as an epitome […]

Return to the Unfamiliar: Study Tour Reflections by Davis Smith

I. Unrootedness  We moderns exist in a vacuous vault, floating about without roots in the tenuous, unanchored space of corporate life, entertainment culture, and the Internet. The Western world has succeeded in creating societies that are very efficient and very happy, but cut off from […]

Interview with Kaci Schneidawind

Interview with Kaci Schneidawind

This past spring, we sat down with Kaci Schneidawind to talk about her work featured in the spring 2020 issue of Inkwell. 1. Both of your published pieces in Inkwell are creative nonfiction essays. What draws you to writing in this genre?  I had never […]