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Somebody Wants Somebody Dead

Somebody Wants Somebody Dead

Short stories by Phillip Gardner Phillip Gardner’s collection of stories Somebody Wants Somebody Dead pretty much corners the market when it comes to people living on the wrong side of the law —which is usually the right side of the law in these locales — and taking matters into their own hands. Throw in a […]

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Come Clearing

Come Clearing

Poems by Jackie K. White White’s poems oscillate between wildness and domesticity, damage and healing, the body’s presence and its absence. Ultimately her poems negotiate the concept of transformation both psychically and formally, specifically in her use of the cento form to reshape the sinews of the poem. As evident in her body centos, she […]

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Christmas in Illinois

Christmas in Illinois

Edited by James Ballowe “For those of us for whom the meaning of Christmas has been all but lost in an increasingly nasty blizzard of commercialism, this book provides a lovely and even necessary antidote.  Here you will find stories of celebrations (some of them surprisingly rowdy) and Santas and parades and traditions held dear, […]

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One Dog Happy

One Dog Happy

by Molly McNett “These are stories for people who love stories, who dig characters and dialogue and a little nudge of plot, who find the close observation of all those small marvelous encounters that make up our days so essential to short fiction. One Dog Happy is charming and generous, smart and lovely, the gift […]

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You are either the fire the hummingbird the California coast or the act of flying backwards In this story

You are either the fire the hummingbird the California coast or the act of flying backwards In this story

Poems by Kat Sanchez “It’s a brash wildride with so many moments of pure emotion & quiet waiting throughout.” –Nate Pritts Published by: H_NGM_N B__KS Publication date: July 2012 Download free at: www.h-ngm-n.com/chaps/ To order: www.h-ngm-n.com/orders

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The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter

The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter

by Susan Hahn “Susan Hahn’s achievement in The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter is remarkable—vivid and deeply moving.  A book unlike any I have read before, and a joy, I was sorry to reach its wonderful ending.” —David H. Lynn, Editor, The Kenyon Review “A beautiful, meditative novel that unfolds like one of the many […]

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Cracking Geodes Open

Cracking Geodes Open

Poems by Sherry O’Keefe In Cracking Geodes Open, Sherry O’Keefe crystallizes moments of experience and memory gathered or chiseled from relationships. Her finds range from the mountains and plains of Montana, to the farms and villages of Ireland, and the streets of Manhattan. With a deft use of direct narrative and spare lyrical forms, O’Keefe turns over each […]

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To find a new beauty

To find a new beauty

Poems by Andrea Witzke Slot Andrea Witzke Slot’s To find a new beauty is rich with cool, intelligent, and carefully crafted poems that often have a subtext of terror and darkness. She uses a variety of personae — including Penelope, Eurydice, Io, the nymph on Keat’s Grecian urn, a woman who marries her sister’s widower, […]

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Mountains of Light: Seasons of Reflection in Yosemite

Mountains of Light: Seasons of Reflection in Yosemite

Nonfiction by R. Mark Liebenow With his poet’s eye and poet’s sensibilities, Mark Liebenow leads us through one of the great American wild lands, Yosemite National Park. He also marks out a trail through an even wilder landscape, that of grief in the human heart. This is a journey of attentiveness and awareness to nature, […]

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Kibbe

Kibbe

Poems by Susan Azar Porterfield Susan Azar Porterfield movingly portrays the seeking of cultural roots in Lebanon and in her father’s former village of Kousba. What she offers is no less than a thrilling narrative of how we come to love the world, even among maimings, wars, and threats of translated confusions. These poems are […]

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