You may already know Brevity Magazine for concise creative nonfiction, craft essays on writing, and its prolific blog. For nearly two decades, the magazine has published work from emerging writers and well-known authors alike, including Roxane Gay and Sherman Alexie.
We asked Brevity’s editors to consider this exceptional body of work and recall the piece that speaks to them the most.
Dinty W. Moore, Founder and Editor
Coming up on our 20th year of publishing brief essays, it is an undeniably tough task narrowing down the choices. “The Heart as a Torn Muscle,” by Randon Billings Noble is, however, a favorite of mine for both its honesty and its ingenuity.
The essay is about love, or more precisely, infatuation…
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