Since we slipped into October with this issue, we have to wish you all a happy month of spooks and scares leading up to that mysterious night when (some people say) the veils between the worlds thin. Hope you enjoy each world presented here--every poem and essay its own wildly original and strange and familiar world that we are lucky to travel between at will.
how awesome our Sweet contributors are? Very awesome. Here's a list of Sweet contributors who are Best American Essays Notables this year: Lee Ann Roripaugh, Jason Tucker, Amy Monticello, Jacqueline Doyle, Dinty W. Moore, Nicole Walker, Joe Wilkins. Sweet writers rock!