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Rebel Dykes: Review

Rebel Dykes Directed by Harri Shanahan and Siân A. Williams Riot Productions Reviewed by Chael Needle ebel RDykes is one of the best documentaries I have seen in...

Once Removed: Paul William Kruse: Drama Award

Once Removed by Paul William Kruse Synopsis: Once Removed is a documentary play for solo performance. In an effort to understand his own Queer history, playwright...

The Blood Husband: David Mohan: Poetry Award

The Blood Husband That first time we knew by the three spots of blood left in the snow outside your apartment, the style of night sky up above us... Drunk, we...

The Gift: Carolyn O’Donnell: Fiction Award

The Gift by Carolyn O'Donnell A toy koala sits on a shelf near my bed. This little bear has sat there, watching over me, for nearly...

Again, I Am Left to Wonder: Christina Robertson: Nonfiction Award

Again, I Am Left to Wonder by Christina Robertson Looking over my life, again, I am left to wonder what if Christian hadn’t died so young?...

Fruit of Our Labor: 2021 Christopher Hewitt Award Winners Announced

Fruit of Our Labor: 2021 Christopher Hewitt Award Winners Announced As a Vietnamese proverb reminds, “When eating fruit, remember the one who planted the tree.”...

Spencer Reece: Writer

A Grace of Words, Saving Graces In a new memoir, poet Spencer Reece pays tribute to the joy in the art that saved him, reflecting...

Plague Years: Review

Plague Years A Doctor’s Journey through the AIDS Crisis Ross A. Slotten, MD University of Chicago Press Reviewed by Hank Trout In 1992, a commissioner on the Chicago Board...

Better Davis and Other Stories: Review

Better Davis and Other Stories by Philip Dean Walker Squares & Rebels Reviewed by John Francis Leonard One of the most powerful tools used by an author is...

Buried Memories: Poetry by Robert Carr

Robert Carr is the author of Amaranth, published in 2016 by Indolent Books, and The Unbuttoned Eye, a full-length 2019 collection from 3: A...

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