Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Book Reviews

Review by Jennifer Martelli Field Guide to Autobiography is a mingling of sound, disintegration, and copulation, using the gorgeous Latinate language of insects and oceanic creatures, to reach this tragic and “absolute brightness” of life. The very title of the…

Book Reviews

Review by Ros Howell Ellen Meeropol’s third novel, Kinship of Clover, explores difference, interconnectedness and the potential for new life to grow in the ashes of tragic loss. Her characters are linked together like winding tendrils leading back to…

Events

Please join us this Sunday for a Reading: MER at Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza – Sing Out Sister Sunday, May 28, 2017 Readers: Keisha Gaye Anderson     Tina Kelly     Colleen Michaels Deena November     Lee…

Mother Dispossessed - Poetry

Heaven Halloween was my mother’s favorite holiday. My youngest brother was quite a pro gathering candy and money at a time when it was safe to go into strange buildings. Starting with the building nearest, he would fan out in…

Book Reviews

Review by Eve F.W. Linn Alexis Marie Chute’s memoir, Expecting Sunshine: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Pregnancy After Loss, documents with intimate detail and incident her recovery after the loss of a child.…

Book Reviews

Review by Marcene Gandolfo Many people associate the Tarot with fortune-telling and supernatural experience, but this is a somewhat limited perspective. Most historians believe that the Tarot first manifested as game-playing cards. Others view…

Book Reviews

Review by Issa M. Lewis Peonies are relatively fragile flowers, both to grow and to maintain in cut flower arrangements. They require the right balance of light and water to thrive, and have difficulty growing in close proximity…

Gallery

GUARDIAN: The female is the warrior, her armour protects her words, her children. She is steely, cold, an austere goddess. Mira Ho is a Nottinghamshire-born artist who studied at Derby University and is currently doing a Masters in Contemporary Arts…

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