Yearly Archives: 2013

Book Reviews

Review by Ellen Miller-Mack – I may not be the best person to equate marriage to a sonnet, but I feel it nonetheless, in Amy Dryansky’s generous and lovely book, Grass Whistle. The speaker is rooted in a traditional family…

Authors' Notes

Author’s Note: Margie Shaheed on Mosaic – “These are the poems of a storyteller clearly connected to her African ancestry, oral tradition, and the history of Black people in America.” Dr. Mary E. Weems, Ohioana Quarterly, Summer/Fall 2013 Mosaic is…

Book Reviews

Review by Tara Betts and Marjorie Tesser – Note: In Looking Up Harryette Mullen, Barbara Henning interviews Harryette Mullen by means of a correspondence. Poet Lee Ann Brown suggested that poet and educator Tara Betts and MER Editor Marjorie Tesser also…

Book Reviews

Review by Suzanne Kamata – What a voice! With her dark sense of humor and her lively, inventive prose, Kirstin Scott, author of the award-winning Motherlunge, can make even the most mundane aspects of suburban life – recycling, for instance…

Authors' Notes

Author’s Note:  Nicelle Davis on Becoming Judas  – It could be said that Becoming Judas is a book about teeth. Many of the poems incorporate mouth images, and these images are constantly devouring each other.…

Events

MOM EGG Review and Half-Shell Press Present On the Half-Shell a new literary series Wild West Wild East Featured readers: Holly ANDERSON Nicelle DAVIS Kate GALE Kristin PREVALLET Marjorie TESSER Monday, September 16th at 6 PM (doors at 5:30)…

Book Reviews

Book Note by Jim Elledge – Using Hurricane Sandy as the backdrop and nominal reason for writing Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination, May Joseph investigates how vulnerable—and dependent—New York and New Yorkers are to ecology. Although…

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