Monthly Archives: July 2014

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JOANNA FUHRMAN AND TONI SIMON

By Joanna Fuhrman and Toni Simon: from FRIEND OF THE DEAD from HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO TELL YOU? from THE RULER OF RUSTED KNEES Selections from “Friend of the Dead” originally appeared in Paperbag, selections from “How … Continue reading

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A Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions 

A Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions by Angie Mazakis In a January 2010 blog post at HTMLGIANT, Elisa Gabbert, with the help of Mike Young*, cataloged popular “moves” in contemporary poetry, and the list, which is singular … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: KATIE WOODZICK

YEARNING By Katie Woodzick She delivers my sloe gin fizz and her slim hips testify to an ecstasy that has not yet been experienced. I want to trace the subtle protuberances of her hip bones (ghost-like, merely a suggestion of … Continue reading

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ALFRED CORN: Two Poems and a Micro-Interview

  Unions is Alfred Corn’s eleventh book of poems. He has also published a novel, Part of His Story; two collections of essays; and The Poem’s Heartbeat (Copper Canyon Press, 2008), a study of prosody. For his poetry, he has … Continue reading

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A Review of Kieron Gillen’s The Wicked + The Divine

A Review of Kieron Gillen’s The Wicked + The Divine By Tini Howard The Wicked + The Divine, written by Kieron Gillen and illustrated by Jamie McKelvie, has a lofty title. Convinced the phrase originated from Dante or Milton or … Continue reading

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Everyone is Guilty of Something

Everyone is Guilty of Something By John Unger Zussman Stories are transformative. They have the power to change our minds and open our hearts, to help us experience the world through other eyes and walk a mile in other shoes. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RACHEL MENNIES

By Rachel Mennies: AMIDAH FOR TEENAGE GIRLS We said it Friday nights in unison: blessed is Abraham, Isaac, patriarchs whose weight we felt against our chests, Jacob, whose brother filled his mouth with the sand of hate, who split sisters … Continue reading

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