Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Book Reviews

Review by Christina Mock  – Marianne Smith Johnson’s collection Tender Collisions is a rollercoaster of the loss, grief, joy, and love we experience every day. It pulls the reader out of the routine of daily life to remind her that life…

Book Reviews

Review by Mindy Kronenberg  – No one wants to talk about the sick child. Corrugated sadness, apologies baited with fear the mousetrap faces of those with healthy kids, shut. The difficult truth of these 21 skillful poems by Suzanne Edison…

Events

Mothers in Publishing: Changing the Literary Landscape – Join us on Saturday, May 7, in the Dewitt Wallace Periodical Room for “Mothers in Publishing: Changing the Literary Landscape” with editors Sarah Gambito (Kundiman), Karen Phillips (Words Without Borders), Mariah Ekere…

Book Reviews

Review by Lisa C. Taylor  – Is it possible for poetry to transcend grief? Can a visceral reaction in the body be expressed in language? In this debut poetry collection, Kelly Hansen Maher vacillates between an original vocabulary of loss— they…