Washington Signature
[ Search and Navigation ]   [ View Full Site ]

Cherry Tree


A National Literary Journal @ Washington College

The Stump

The stump is a platform of blond wood / in the gray winter… / It is a door into the underground of old summers.
- Donald Hall, “Stump”

The Stump
 is where our contributors stand to read their work aloud to the wide web-audience. Below are audio recordings of select contributors reading their poems, stories, essays, and literary shade from the pages of Cherry Tree.

FROM ISSUE 3:

  • Charlotte Covey reads…

    Listen to the poems “love potions (ingredients),” “pluck,” and “because your blood wasn’t theirs” read by the author herself.

     

  • Cody Walker reads…

    Listen to the poem “Just Now” read by the author himself.

     

  • Matthew Thorburn reads…

    Listen to the poems “The New World” and “First We Felt Young” read by the author himself.

     

  • R.M. Fradkin reads…

    Listen to an excerpt from the short story “Out-of-Office” read by the author herself.

      

  • Martha Silano reads…

    Listen to the poems “Ode to My Sad Life,” “Tree Language,” and “Marriage” read by the author herself.

     

  • Robert Vivian reads…

    Listen to the lyric essay “God-Husks” read by the author himself.



     

  • Tyler Mills reads…

    Listen to the flash essay “Body” read by the author herself.

     


  • Lynn Melnick reads…

    Listen to the poems “Advisory” and “You Live Long Enough” read by the author herself.

     

  • Michael Chin reads…

    Listen to the flash story “The Nobler Pursuit” read by the author himself.

     

  • Doritt Carroll reads…

    Listen to the poem “medicare” read by the author herself.

     

  • Lauren Camp reads…

    Listen to the poem “Confluence by the Sand” read by the author herself.

     

  • Paul Bone reads…

    Listen to the poem “Red-Winged Blackbird” read by the author himself.

     

      

     

  • Matthew Lippman reads…

    Listen to the poems “Parking Lot Poem with Abe Lincoln” and “Parking Lot Poem Reading about the Rape Guy” read by the author himself.

     

      

Listen to readings from Issue 2 »
Listen to readings from Issue 1 »