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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,...

The Waiting Room: Fiction by Harry F. Rey

The Waiting Room Glasgow 2020 "Michael?” I call out into the waiting room. The smell of fresh paint and flowers is overwhelming, almost making me want...

It’s Not Over: Poetry by Mark J. Mitchell

It's Not Over The NAMES Project in Atlanta Just behind The Silver Skillet past the parking lot, a seamstress works—mostly alone—Names are kept here—sorted, folded, catalogued. Shelves are full and...

The Prettiest Star: Review

The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels Hub City Press Lambda Literary Award-winning author Carter Sickels pulls no punches in this unsparing and deeply felt novel that turns...

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