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.
Lesley Wheeler reads…
Listen to the poems “Perimenopause” and “This Has Gone On Long Enough” read by the author herself.
Emilia Phillips reads…
Listen to the poem “Apostrophe in Oregon Hill” read by the author herself.
Jennifer S. Cheng reads…
Listen to an excerpt from the creative nonfiction piece “in between such shadows” read by the author herself.
Katie Berger reads…
Listen to Katie Berger read from two sections of her chapbook Swans.
Laura Madeline Wiseman reads…
Listen to the poem “Studs” read by the author herself.
Sally Rosen Kindred reads…
Listen to the poem “An Aftermath” read by the author herself.