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Mary Mackey: Travelers with No Ticket Home

Zara Raab In a sense, Travelers with No Ticket Home is a study in ethnobotany, the ways people and their cultures relate…

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Laurie J. MacDiarmid: Consolation Prize

Karla Huston In her debut collection, Laurie MacDiarmid, a Georgetown Review Press prize-winner for 2011, presents readers with narrative and…

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It was a terrible cloud at twilight

Kristina Marie Darling In her second book of poems, It was a terrible cloud at twilight, Alessandra Lynch offers readers a…

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James Longenbach: The Iron Key

Michele Balze James Longenbach’s collection of poetry, The Iron Key, follows two previous collections, Threshold and Fleet River.  Of Fleet River, I am most familiar. …

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Eve’s Red Dress

Sherry Chandler Eve’s Red Dressby Diane LockwardWind Publications2003$14 The poems in Eve’s Red Dress are about “Losing the Blues.” Like any honky-tonk…

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Mayweed by Frannie Lindsay

Jacqueline Kolosov “Grace,” one of the first poems in the collection, is a poem of praise. Here the speaker praises…

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Twigs & Knucklebones

Carrie Meadows Sarah Lindsay’s Twigs & Knucklebones is an ambitious poetry collection, with its center section, “The Kingdom of Nab,” every bit…

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Loveliest Grotesque

Kristina Marie Darling Loveliest Grotesque, winner of the Kore Press First Book Award, introduces readers to Sandra Lim’s spare, lyrical…

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Imaginarium

Maggie Paul The poems in Lynn Levin’s second book, Imaginarium, reveal a mature heart smitten by the elusive promise of happiness…

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Shara Lessley: Two-Headed Nightingale

Christian Anton Gerard Shara Lessley: Two-Headed Nightingaleby Shara LessleyNew Issues Poetry & Prose2013$15.00 One of the central concerns pervading Percy…

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