The Offbeat: Volume 1is the inaugural title of The Offbeat literary collection series: a series devoted to publishing a divers selection of voices and to promoting contact and discussion among writers. The Offbeat is run entirely by Michigan State University students, with the goal of providing an alternative literary outlet for Michigan writers. The Offbeat: Volume 1features a selection of original fiction and poetry from a variety of authors, as well as commentary on Meg McClure, an emerging Michigan writer, written by Kathryn Tucker, and and Frank O'Hara, by Timothy Carmody.
The Japanese war pricked one of the biggest bubbles in history, and left Russia in a profoundly humiliating situation. Her navy was practically destroyed, her armies soundly beaten, her offensive power temporarily reduced to zero, her treasury exhausted, her pride laid in the dust.
Gathers stories, essays, memoirs, excerpts from novels, and poems by more than 130 Jewish writers who worked in the Russian language. This two-volume set is organized chronologically. The first volume spans the nineteenth century and the first part of the twentieth century.The second volume covers the period from the death of Stalin.
From showing the world's right to the epoch of '76, and sketching the progress of the century in its wider aspect, a natural transition is to the part played in illustrating the period by the people from whose political birth it dates, and who have made the task of honoring it their own.
Words Upon the Way is the eleventh volume in the independent literary series, The Offbeat, devoted to publishing a diverse collection of voices and to promoting contact and discussion among writers. Run entirely by Michigan State undergraduates, the mission of The Offbeat is to provide an alternative literary outlet for writers from Michigan and beyond, and to call attention to voices both emerging and established. The Offbeat: Words Upon the Way is a call for stories of progress, movement--travel. This volume includes a wide variety of writers and focuses on both the pleasant and tortuous transitions in life. From departure to destination, this part of the series explores the essential moments of a journey.