First, There was the Comb Jelly

We are excited to present our featured story from our inaugural issue, Beginnings, by Kirsten Reneau. Reneau is working on her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of New Orleans. Her work has also been accepted into The Threepenny Review, Hobart, Hippocampus Magazine, etc.

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In Conversation with Kirsten Reneau

When I sat down with Kirsten Reneau, I did not know entirely what to expect. What I learned from our conversation is that she’s not just a writer, but a passionate and articulate proponent of Creative Non-Fiction; she is a student and a teacher, and an editor in her own right at Bayou Magazine. To say we got along well is an understatement.

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Recipe in Exile Trailer

‘Recipe in Exile’ is a beautifully illustrated short film that we have had the privilege to publish in our inaugural issue ‘Beginnings’. It’s a moving film about displacement, violence, adaptation, culture, and heritage.

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Subscriptions Available

Subscribe to the Epoch Journal Today! Each issue of the Epoch Journal brings numerous works by authors and artists inspired by true life and their lived experiences.

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Pre-order BEGINNINGS today!

Epoch literary journal is thrilled to announce that our inaugural issue, ‘Beginnings’, is available for preorder. This approximately 160-page journal of creative non-fiction collects the stories of 28 writers and 5 artists exploring what ‘Beginnings’ means to them.

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