Priscilla Long
Contributor History

Priscilla Long is a Seattle-based writer who teaches writing and serves as senior editor of the online encyclopedia of Washington state history. Her work appears widely in publications such as The Southern Review, The American Scholar, Ontario Review, and Passages North, and her awards include a National Magazine Award. She is the author of Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 20, 2018
You can’t live forever in fear   of language. Or well,
you can.
But it’s pathetic.  
March 13, 2018
Come late spring the branches bear

creamy blooms then pulpy orange half-sweet

three- or four-stoned fruits that slip to the dirt

that all things living leave behind, dirt
February 27, 2018
You dwell at green lights
longer than expected.
Thoughts that had gone far
are slow in returning.
The Bard Fiction Prize winner Laura van den Berg reads from her work.
Monday, April 2, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema