Founded in 1999 by Erin Elizabeth Smith, Stirring is one of the oldest, continually published online literary journals. This year we celebrate the last twenty years of thriving growth and change for this little slice of the internet. Thank you to our readers for the continued support. We look forward to the next twenty years with you.
NONFICTION BY GWYNETH HENKE
BOOK REVIEW BY ALESSIO FRANKO
Featured on cover page: Dumplings and Cupcakes for Breakfast, Kelly Moore, 2018; Vestige - Collection 1, Dana Potter, 2018; Positive Space, Olivia Lichterman, 2018; Guests, Ana Prundaru, 2011.
Katherine Bell is a fiction writer from Maryland who earned her MFA from Eastern Washington University, where she worked as a fiction editor for Willow Springs Literary Magazine. She currently serves as the Director of SAFTA Films with the Sundress Academy for the Arts in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her short fiction has appeared in Grub Street Literary Magazine, The Fem, and Connotation Press, among others.