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BOOK REVIEW: Mass for Shut-Ins by Todd Robinson

BOOK REVIEW: Mass for Shut-Ins by Todd Robinson

The poems in Todd Robinson’s Mass for Shut-Ins are simultaneously societal and intensely personal, gleaned through a lens of unifying solitariness, the sense that “We, anonymous cannon-fodder” share...

BOOK REVIEW: The Woman in the Moon by Marjorie Saiser

BOOK REVIEW: The Woman in the Moon by Marjorie Saiser

Loyal to an esteemed attention to detail, an ability to mine complexity from the simplest of life’s offerings, Marjorie Saiser’s The Woman in the Moon is set firmly on a foundation of reflection and...

BOOK REVIEW: Saudade by Traci Brimhall

BOOK REVIEW: Saudade by Traci Brimhall

As youthfully seductive as it is disturbingly woeful, few collections have captured nostalgic grief with the lyric eloquence of Traci Brimhall’s Saudade. A 2017 publication of Copper Canyon Press, Brimhall’s...

BOOK REVIEW: frontpew@paradise by JV Brummels

BOOK REVIEW: [email protected] by JV Brummels

What is a cowboy? In the twenty-first century world of glowing screens and averted eyes, have we lost appreciation for “red-grass hills,” “Old skinny cows / bellies round with calf” and manure...

BOOK REVIEW: What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

BOOK REVIEW: What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

Published by Wayne State College Press in 2018, Barbara Schmitz’s most recent collection, What Bob Says (Some More) is simultaneously a tribute to a lifelong love and an honest, oftentimes humorous,...

BOOK REVIEW: Gathering Place by David Wyatt

BOOK REVIEW: Gathering Place by David Wyatt

In Gathering Place, published by Wayne State College Press in 2016, David Wyatt uses a voice of almost candid nonchalance to address the complex, existential inquiry of some of life’s simplest moments....

BOOK REVIEW: It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki

BOOK REVIEW: It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki

Published in 2016 by Logan House, an imprint of WSC Press, Greg Kosmicki’s It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere is a refreshingly sincere collection that examines the surprisingly complex mundanities...

BOOK REVIEW: The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

BOOK REVIEW: The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

Who doesn’t want to be the first to discover something? What about someone? What about forty-three someones? Published by WSC Press in 2017, The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets...

BOOK REVIEW: What is Left Behind: Garden Elegies by Stephanie A. Marcellus

BOOK REVIEW: What is Left Behind: Garden Elegies by Stephanie A. Marcellus

Published by Finishing Line Press in 2017, Stephanie A. Marcellus’s What is Left Behind: Garden Elegies is a poignantly relatable collection, a brief but thoroughly imaginative reflection on...

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