Author Archives: Elise Petracca

About Elise Petracca

Elise is a senior at Washington and Lee University. She is from Manhasset, NY and is studying English and Creative Writing.

Who Reads Short-Shorts?

  “Omissions are not accidents.”    –Marianne Moore For a class on modern professional communications, I have been assigned the topic “the future of the book.” So, through research and my own personal opinions, I have to determine where the … Continue reading

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Why We Write

While perusing my late uncle’s poetry collection Anniversary Songs, I read the words that comforted him during his final years, words that he wrote, no less. While many of James Wronoski’s poems are written for his wife in an attempt … Continue reading

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An Answer a Day

I have an annou ncement to make: three months into 2014 I am still going strong with my New Year’s resolution.  I commend those of you who don’t share this problem, but for whatever reason I rarely follow through.  I … Continue reading

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