Picture a garden, circling it, a field on fire, rich with color, but in that color is lack, and at first, you can assume a grander theme; assume a seduction associated with color or vibrancy, but that’s one of the first things you learn in school: everything is made up of shades.
Miracles Come on Mondaysby Penelope CrayPleiades Press, 2020 Please lock me in the quiet room so I can once again concentrate and give Penelope Cray the attention she exacts from each story of her debut collection, “Miracles Come on Mondays,” published by Pleiades...
In her second collection, My Afmerica, Artress Bethany White grapples with the grief of generations of Black mothers in America. Her title reflects the reality that black skin, for many whites, is an unwelcome insertion into white consciousness of country, and, of course, that being Black in America is its own cultural experience, a world apart.
Vilnius was the last place she wanted to be. She distrusted its beautiful streets winding past courtyards full of cars and cats and huddled ghosts
Neil Shepard Prize in Fiction Judged by Molly Antopol Prize Winner: Sharon White Finalists: Daniel Riordan Sharon White Katrin Gibb Neil Shepard Prize in Nonfiction Judged by Amy Fusselman Prize Winner: Harry Leeds Finalists: Caroline Sutton Annie Dawid Harry Leeds...
Fall 2015 (Vol. 28, No. 2) FICTION: (2015 Neil Shepard Prize Winner) Sharon White, Nat Schmookler, Brooks Sterritt, Janis Hubschman, Anna Maria Hong, Maurice Carlos Ruffin POETRY: (2015 Neil Shepard Prize Winner) Annie Christain, J. Allyn Rosser, Joel Brouwer, Erin...
At their best, books are not just books but experiences that summon us back into a distant memory of ourselves and our parents. Noy Holland has accomplished this with Bird, to be released in November by Counterpoint Press.
My good girl and me was happy as goldfish till she got pregnant. She would handle it. We agreed.
Hearty and well-deserved congratulations to Elizabeth A. Powell! She is the winner of the 2015 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry judged by Maureen Seaton.
You had Hair on Broadway with naked actors/
while we had the tame movie version/
This book has the look and feel of a novel written for teenagers and subsequent movie adaptation.