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volume 21, issue 1

Beauty will save the world.

–Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Close-up of needlework by Dana Tait / Photo by Bruce Matsunaga

double lives: secret, subversive, and secondary artistic expression

A Note from the Editor: On Artistic Communication
Larry Ellis

about the chair

Catching up with Krista Ratcliffe
Kristen LaRue-Sandler



Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art .

—Leonardo da Vinci

editorial staff

Accents on English 2.0 is produced by the Department of English at Arizona State University.

Executive EditorsLarry EllisKristen LaRue-Sandler  |  Web EditorKristen LaRue-Sandler

Copy EditorsSheila LunaKira Assad

Newsletter CommitteeLarry Ellis (Chair), Kira AssadMeghan BacinoKristen LaRue-SandlerSheila LunaDana Tait

about the masthead image

Image icon ison-pink-mackintosh-roses-cushion.jpgTara Ison. "Pink Mackintosh Roses Cushion." Embroidery, fabric, pillow. 

Tara Ison is a Professor in the Department of English's Creative Writing Program. An award-winning fiction writer, Ison is drawn to knitting and needlework for the meditational relaxation it affords. Read more about her handiwork in Dana Tait's story, "One Stitch at a Time."