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Release of the Winter Solstice 2022 Collection

We officially released our Winter Solstice 2022 Collection of personal human stories today! Consider taking some time this winter season to sit by a fire or at a cozy cafe and read some of these engaging and moving stories and poems. Thank you to all those who submitted and our contributors this season! With gratitude,The…

How to get your story published

Four things to try when your creative nonfiction story gets rejected No one likes getting their story rejected from a literary magazine, but it can be difficult to know what to change and revise in the hopes of getting it published.  Most often, because of the number of stories they receive, literary magazines will send…


We all have a story to share. Our stories – our experiences in life, what we’ve gone through, what we’ve learned, where we’ve been, who we’ve met – are a large part of who we are. But how often do we get to share them freely in an empowering way? How often do we feel heard, respected, and understood?

At COALESCE we want to empower you to share your story. Stories are at the center of our human experience which bring us together. Authentic and honest sharing and deep listening can help us connect with one another, cultivate greater empathy, understanding, and compassion.

“Understanding and Love are not two separate things, but just one. To develop understanding, you have to practice looking at all living beings with the eyes of compassion. When you understand, you cannot help but love. And when you love, you naturally act in a way that can relieve the suffering of people.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

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Thank you for helping us connect one another through our stories.

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