Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Review of Heather Cousins’s Something in the Potato Room

A Review of Heather Cousins’s Something in the Potato Room by Jennifer Dane Clements Something in the Potato Room, the book-length poem that won Heather Cousins the Kore Press First Book Award, is an unexpected ars poetica. It is about … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ACE BOGGESS

  PROPERTY   By Ace Boggess (Today’s poem originally appeared in Rattle and appears here today with permission from the poet.) Ace Boggess is the author of two books of poetry: The Prisoners (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2014) and The Beautiful Girl … Continue reading

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A Review of Molly Beth Griffin’s Silhouette of a Sparrow

A Review of Molly Beth Griffin’s Silhouette of a Sparrow by Jeff Moscaritolo On your next trip to a bookstore, check out the YA section (if you weren’t already planning to), and conduct the following experiment: Find the books targeting … Continue reading

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When Your Student Dies During the Semester

Morning Glories Sensing Noon Or: When Your Student Dies During the Semester By Angie Mazakis Before class, already you know that you are going to teach how the complications of humor and death in this story—the writer’s careful balance of … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: MARK NEPO

BREAKING SURFACE By Mark Nepo Let no one keep you from your journey, no rabbi or priest, no mother who wants you to dig for treasures she misplaced, no father who won’t let one life be enough, no lover who … Continue reading

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Being Hannah Horvath: How Seriously Should We Take Girls?

Being Hannah Horvath: How Seriously Should We Take Girls? By Leslie Maxwell On “Females Only,” Sunday’s season three premiere of Girls, Hannah Horvath’s live-in boyfriend, Adam, doesn’t want to see her friends, who are coming over for dinner in an … Continue reading

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A Review of Eva Saulitis’s Leaving Resurrection: Chronicles of a Whale Scientist 

A Review of Eva Saulitis’s Leaving Resurrection: Chronicles of a Whale Scientist By Randon Billings Noble I read Leaving Resurrection: Chronicles of a Whale Scientist in the cold and dark. I was not in Alaska, on various boats and beaches … Continue reading

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