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Author Conversations: Jenny Drai and Elizabeth J. Colen

  JD: Hi Elizabeth! I thought I’d jump right in and say that as I was reading What Weaponry, which you call a novel in prose poems, and The Green Condition, which you call an essay, I started thinking a … Continue reading

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A Review of American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton

A Review of American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton by Assena Fairuz Author and Film Co-Producer/Co-Director Lise Pearlman’s book American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton is a welcome exposition of the key components in the 20th century’s Civil … Continue reading

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Cristina Deptula Interviews Lise Pearlman

  Lise Pearlman appeared in Stanley Nelson’s acclaimed 2015 film “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” as the country’s leading expert on the 1968 Huey Newton death penalty trial. She then moved to the Bay Area where she attended … Continue reading

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Growth, Wildness, and ‘80s Jingles: A Conversation

  BRANDI GEORGE: We first met at Northern Michigan University. I was getting my M.A. in Lit, while you were pursuing an M.F.A. in Poetry. I still remember the first poem of yours I encountered, a villanelle titled “Of the … Continue reading

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The New Age of Political Protest

The New Age of Political Protest by John Sandford Friedrich Clouds hung low above Logan Circle in the final hours of the Obama years.  Over two-hundred black clad protestors commandeered the statue of the eponymous general, chanting as school buses … Continue reading

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Bunkong Tuon: An Immigrant

  I was appalled when President Trump signed, last Friday, the Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which temporarily denies entry for refugees and immigrants and, more specifically, bans those coming from … Continue reading

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An Interview with Dale Bridges

Felix Morgan sat down with Dale Bridges over pancakes to discuss his current projects, writing processes, and the rather gloomy state of the world in general. Felix: Tell me about your work as a journalist. Dale: I had come back … Continue reading

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