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The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld A Memoir by Justin Hocking Graywolf Press, February 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1555976699 $15.00; 266pp. Reviewed by B.J. Hollars   Part maelstrom, part ebbing tide, part ...

Book Review: The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld by Justin Hocking

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Nonfiction

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  Almost Any Shit Will Do Poems by Emji Spero Timeless, Infinite Light, March 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1937421137 $20.00   Emji Spero’s most recent collection, Almost Any Shit Will Do, enacts a ...

Book Review: Almost Any Shit Will Do by Emji Spero

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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Revising the Storm Poems by Geffrey Davis BOA Editions Ltd., April 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1938160288 $16.00; 92pp. Reviewed by Michael Luke Benedetto   Winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, Geffrey ...

Book Review: Revising the Storm by Geffrey Davis

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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  Mouth Filled with Night Poems by Rodney Gomez Northwestern University Press, February 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0810129771 $9.95; 46pp. Reviewed by Alix Anne Shaw   “Everything I see is drowning," ...

Book Review: Mouth Filled with Night by Rodney Gomez

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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  Tough Day for the Army Short Stories by John Warner LSU Press, September 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0807158029 $22.50; 168pp. Reviewed by Daniel Pecchenino ..... John Warner, a teacher, blogger, editor, and ...

Book Review: Tough Day for the Army by John Warner

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Fiction

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  Blood Makes Me Faint But I Go For It Poems by Natalie Lyalin Ugly Duckling Presse, June 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1937027339 $14; 72pp. Reviewed by Alyse Bensel   Blood Makes Me Faint But I Go For It, ...

Book Review: Blood Makes Me Faint But I Go For It by Natalie Lyalin

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers & Fatherhood Edited by Stephanie G’Schwind The Center for Literary Publishing, May 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1885635358 $19.95; 256pp. Reviewed by B.J. Hollars   If ...

Book Review: Man in the Moon edited by Stephanie G’Schwind

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Nonfiction

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  The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards Poems by Rachel Mennies ISBN-13: 978-0896728547 Texas Tech University Press, March 2014 $21.95; 88 pp. Reviewed by Doug Ramspeck   In this accomplished ...

Book Review: The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards by Rachel Mennies

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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BJ Hollars’ latest book, Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction (University of New Mexico Press, 2014), is unlike anything else you will read this year. Part archival deep-dive, part photography ...

Interview: BJ Hollars, Author of Dispatches from the Drownings

Editor Blog, Fiction, Interviews, Nonfiction