Leaning Into It – by Doug Canter

Leaning Into It – by Doug Canter

We’re kicking off the Spring 2019 online issue with something that is really worth the read. We hope you find Doug’s story as stirring as we did. Here it comes: _________________ Leaning Into It Days after I decided to travel to the Blue Ridge Mountains on a motorcycle, I bought a new bike after years …

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New Editors & Themed Issues for Spring 2019

New Editors & Themed Issues for Spring 2019

Hey there, everyone. Spring has yet to come (in the northern hemisphere at least,) but winter’s breadth has done little to stop the slew of exciting ideas pouring from our elated hearts. Because the Hedge Apple is continuously spun with the preferences of student-interns, editors change with the seasons. That cycle of change results in …

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The Hedge Apple Is In Print!

The Hedge Apple Is In Print!

Hey, everyone! The wait is over, the Fall 2018 edition of the Hedge Apple is officially available on Amazon! It’s been an awesome semester, and we are excited to share this amazing collection of work from a very talented group of contributors. In this edition of the Hedge Apple, you can expect to encounter top-of-line …

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Miss Laura Considers What Kind of Woman She Is By Laura Sweeney

Miss Laura Considers What Kind of Woman She Is By Laura Sweeney

I have been her kind.  – Anne Sexton     Who doesn’t trade her scholarship for cucumber facials, herbal essences, or swap recipes and gossip.   Whose wrist doesn’t drip with bling and grandmother’s wedding ring is worn on her right hand.   Who trades sapphires for Cape Cod earrings she buys antiquing.   Who …

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30 Yards By Bob Chikos

30 Yards By Bob Chikos

At 13, I learned that quitting is a solo act, but success is a team effort. In 1988 I entered high school an obese, unpopular, D student. I wasn’t interested in high school for the intellectual discourse, as a route to college and career, or to explore different subject areas. I just wanted to play …

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Deadfall By Paul Lamb

Deadfall By Paul Lamb

  How could it have been worse? Not only the three-hour drive, mostly into the setting sun, and their wooden conversation, mostly about nothing, but in the last half mile of forest, just before they finally got to the cabin, a tree lay fallen across their road. David had watched the tree for a few …

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The Collection By Danielle Davis

The Collection By Danielle Davis

“I’m not too sure about this,” Suzanne said. She stood just inside the threshold of the front door, shifting her weight from one foot to the other and glancing around like she was expecting something bad to happen. The hallway smelled like old people and boiled eggs, and just faintly underneath it all, a hint …

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