Call for Submissions in Film Reviews

Call for Submissions in Film Reviews

  Litbreak Magazine is expanding its coverage of all forms of art and entertainment. We are especially looking for serious film reviews. Please read our policy before submitting your work. No submission fees or deadlines. We pay all contributors.    ...
The Hammock Half

The Hammock Half

  The difference between my life in Tennessee and my life in the big city amounted to hammocks. I said this slowly because he looked drunk— likely dim prior to drunk— nonetheless a certain shade of peculiar which seemed attractive. From a distance at first, and...
Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson

Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson

Why would anyone living today want to read Shakespeare? Thanks to Hogarth Press and their Shakespeare Project, I am finding out. I am only two books in, but reading the retellings after reading the plays is becoming an eye-opener for me. I have been told he is revered...
Three Poems by Mary Lou Maloney

Three Poems by Mary Lou Maloney

  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Poses His Mother for a Portrait   Let the tea cup hold your attention. Do not dare to raise your chin. I will make you ugly if you speak. I will paint an eagle on your head and he will flap wings on your ears. I could paint the...
Girl with Ice Cream

Girl with Ice Cream

It had been a rough summer; they had tried to sell the house, beginning in the spring, but had failed. Priscilla wanted to lower the price and move on, he would have just as soon stayed if no one met the price they’d agreed on, and so they sank into a state of silent...