Rachel Cantor's stories have appeared in magazines such as the Paris Review, One Story, Ninth Letter, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Fence, and Volume 1 Brooklyn. They have been anthologized, nominated for three Pushcart Prizes, short-listed by both the O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories, and awarded runner-up Bridport and Graywolf/SLS Prizes. She lives in New York, city of her heart, in the writerly borough of Brooklyn, but have at various points made her home in most U.S. states between Virginia and Vermont.
“Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” is a 2013 documentary film series produced by PBS. The six-part film is being screened at the New Castle branch of the Garfield County Public Library. Colleen Goodrich is a history instructor at Colorado Mountain College and has been leading discussions with viewers after each screening.
It’s cleaning week in Miles Phillips’ workshop. The scent of wood wafts through the air, and sawdust floats through the room. Phillips says that his shop is a bit dirtier than usual. It's important to keep his space clean because any speck of dust could scratch a very expensive instrument.