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Never Turn Your Back on the Tide: Review

Never Turn Your Back on the Tide (Or, How I Married a Lying, Psychopathic Wannabe-Murderer and Kinda Lived to Tell) by Kergan Edwards-Stout Circumspect Press Reviewed by...

“So there will be no distraction”: Poetry by Simon Perchik

Poetry So there will be no distraction you shower at night, your hands kept cold as the same sound snow breaks off bit by bit whose only defense is...

He Lands in Palm Springs: Review

He Lands in Palm Springs by John Shekleton Mo Keijuk Press Reviewed by Raymond Luczak Considering the book’s premise of Father Joe Tierney, a defrocked Catholic priest living...

Howard: Review

Howard Directed by Don Hahn Disney+ Reviewed by Bruce Ward The AIDS epidemic of the 1980s/1990s robbed the world of too many talented artists from all creative fields,...

Dan: Poetry by Larry Schulte

Dan “when i want to kiss you, i kiss the ground.” Danez Smith The language you spoke from your hospital death bed unintelligible to the rest of us. Was...

The Other Passover: Review

The Other Passover by Joseph F. Delgado Ediciones El Laberinto/USA Distributor: Amazon.com Reviewed by Hank Trout The setting is now, the present. A mysterious disease nearly blankets the...

Pushcart Prize Nominees 2020

Puschart Prize Nominees 2020 Each year, the Pushcart Prize selection committee puts out a call to the small presses to submit their best work published...

Fag Hags, Divas and Moms on Audio

Fag Hags, Divas and Moms on Audio The audio version of award-winning writer Victoria Noe’s Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women...

Waiting on a Miracle: Poetry by Joe Bisicchia

Waiting on a Miracle Will wine ever flow despite all the vinegar in my veins? I know it shall arrive, the balm, whatever its welcoming face, sure...

Poets for Life: Philip F. Clark on Why Writing Matters

Poets for Life A&U’s New Poetry Editor on Why Writing Matters by Philip F. Clark “emaciation, grisly cancer, no future, heart of gold, passionate engagement with a great B film,...

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