The FINAL Post

“End” © Laura Williams McCaffrey

All good things must come to an end — 

And so we’ve reached the end of our 2019 season, as well as the end of Thank you to all our submitters, all our writers, all of the many people who’ve put in the time and love has required. It’s been a pleasure to celebrate storytelling with such a devoted group. If you missed the initial goodbye from our current editors, click here

We’re leaving up our many fabulous short stories, poems, essays, and interviews, so people can continue to enjoy them. Keep writing, and keep supporting storytellers!

The YARN Editors

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