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about essay—from the French essai—was the word Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) used to define a new type of writing that was an “attempt” or “trial” to think clearly on the page. in such writing, Montaigne wished to “speak to the paper, just as [he spoke] to someone [he] met for the first time.” the late …

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rivercraft is SU’s long-running magazine for literary fiction and poetry. flagship celebrates SU’s commitment to its study abroad program. The magazine publishes travel-themed works of all genres.  the sanctuary magazine is SU’s magazine for genre and speculative work. They accept virtually all genres and forms—prose, poetry, comics, scripts, slam works, etc.—and they specialize in the strange and …