Hats Off!! to Lori D. Johnson whose essay “A Lesson In Failure” was chosen for another Chicken Soup For the Soul publication—The Magic of Moms. Previously, the essay appeared in Chicken Soup’s Best Advice I Ever Heard. Also, Lori’s essay “The Trees of Mississippi: A Strange and Bitter Crop” won the Arkana Editor’s Choice Award in Creative Nonfiction. To read the essay and/or listen to an audio-recording of Lori reading it, visit Arkana: A literary journal of mysteries and marginalized voices (Issue #8).