“He conjures the fire
again and again every
night and huddles near her while shadows
leap and dance and menace
on the alley walls.”
“It was clear
while I grieved
yesterday's violence in today's
newspaper pages, she
had focused on survival”
“But his hidden, cloaked nature spurred in Graciela a desire to confide in Freddy, in the same way you might feel free, in the darkness of the confessional over at St. Raymond’s, to tell Father Dennis things about your life that you somehow never told anyone else.”
Recalled in a Different Light: 50 Years of Roanoke Review celebrates the many people who have brought our literary journal to life for the past five decades: the writers, editors, readers, and supporters.
Frederick C. Wilbur - Fall 1968 (then and now)
"In the Distance" - Julie Hamilton, oil on canvas, 36" x 48"