Candy Necklace: An Excerpt and Author Response

BY JIM DANIELS Many readers of Sycamore Review are also writers. So we wanted to pose a few craft questions to contributor Jim Ray Daniels that might illuminate his process and techniques when writing his heartbreaking story “Candy Necklace” which can be read in its entirety in Issue 23.1-Winter/Spring 2011. Shelley bit another hard, tasteless … Continue reading Candy Necklace: An Excerpt and Author Response

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Your Guide to Painting With Radium: An Excerpt and Craft Response

BY SUSAN FRITH Many readers of Sycamore Review are also writers. So we wanted to pose a few craft questions to Susan Frith that might illuminate her process and techniques when writing her beautiful story “Your Guide to Painting with Radium” which can be read in its entirety in Issue 23.1-Winter/Spring 2011. First, consider your … Continue reading Your Guide to Painting With Radium: An Excerpt and Craft Response

Discovery as a Lifetime Habit: Edith Pearlman’s Binocular Vision

BY CONOR BROUGHAN Sycamore Review is honored to publish “Last Words,” a new story by Edith Pearlman, in our forthcoming Winter/Spring 2011 issue. On January 11th, Lookout Books published a volume of her new and selected stories which we review below. Be sure to check back for an interview with Edith Pearlman at the end of … Continue reading Discovery as a Lifetime Habit: Edith Pearlman’s Binocular Vision