Screenplay: Out With Italians [Excerpt] by Tony Bianco

OUT WITH ITALIANS FADE IN: EXT. SANTA REY - DAY - ESTABLISHING A small fishing town in the San Francisco Bay Area. December 7, 1941. INT. LINO'S APARTMENT - PARLOR - NIGHT A small, simple apartment. LINO NOCCI, 35, wiry, handsome, a scar along the left half of his jawline, stands staring at his radio. …

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Nonfiction: Mary Szybist, Critically Acclaimed Poet, Graces City College’s Mission Campus by Adina Pernell

Critically Acclaimed Poet Graces City College’s Mission Campus By Adina Pernell Mary Szybist, the second guest in the City College Visiting Writers Series, is a critically acclaimed poet whose numerous awards and accolades include being a Pushcart Prize winner, and whose most recent book “Incarnadine” won the National Book Award for Poetry. “Incarnadine” is a …

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Nonfiction: The Almighty Dollar, by Howard Tharsing

The Almighty Dollar; an essay by Howard Tharsing Yesterday afternoon I walked a block or so to the Dollars and Cents store on Eddy Street between Leavenworth and Jones. I had passed it many times but had not gone in.  It looked small and dark, and the merchandise had been jammed onto the shelves, some …

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Nonfiction: The Moderating Influence of the Other Gender, by Howard Isaac Williams

The Moderating Influence of the Other Gender by Howard Isaac Williams Responding with an anger to exceed that of his adversary, the youth yelled and leaned his taut body toward his foe. The other young man stood his ground and yelled back. If either felt any fear, he showed none and both ignored the earnest …

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Meet the Editors 2017 [Part Two]

Today we're meeting the head genre editors! These talented folx are in charge of maintaining the submission logs of their specialty, organizing the submissions, and leading reader discussions. They're also responsible for editing, author revisions, proofreading, and work in conjunction with the Managing Editor to communicate with authors and artists. Bryce Riegel is our Fiction Editor …

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Editors Write: Craving IV

Forum Magazine is proud to present to you our fourth installment of "Editors Write," this time Forum's Non-Fiction Editor and Visual Arts Co-Editor, the wonderful Elise Stewart. This piece was inspired by the prompt "craving."  Please take a look, and always feel free to post your own work in the comments section below, or send …

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Rejection Letters Sent to Famous People

It's not easy receiving that cursed rejection letter in the mail, and often times it's no easier for a publication to decide not to publish your piece.  No matter if you ever receive a rejection letter from us or any other publication.  It certainly doesn't mean you lack talent, drive or a great career in …

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Introducing the Editors for Spring 2014

Introducing our team of editors for the Spring 2014 issue of Forum Magazine!  These are the people who, thanks to your contributions and the help of the graphics department on campus, are able to put together this fantastic magazine every semester. Katerina Argyres General Editor Katerina Argyres is currently enrolled in CCSF and SF State. …

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