About Winnie Khaw

Winnie Knaw is a creative writing MFA candidate at California College of the Arts whose work is featured in Passages North, Palooka Journal, The Philadelphia Review, Eclectica, The Daily Satire and others. She was waitlisted for the 2013 Lit Camp conference in San Francisco, and was Chapman University’s nominee for the Association of Writers award in fiction in 2011. But mostly, she spends her free time being silly.

Cry, Exploration, Ceremony

Howl by Allen Ginsberg / Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko / Diving into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich. Collage copyright Empty Mirror.

Oppositional postmodernist literature is associated with the Beat movement and came about after the terrible, unforeseen destruction of World War II. While the modernists were positive about the human spirit …{read more}