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Review by Margie Shaheed While reading Mandatory Evacuation Zone I was drawn in by the lush journey that spans generations to familiar and unfamiliar places. I take liberty and use the word places here figuratively as well as literally…

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Review by Judy Swann Andrea Potos is obsessed with John Keats, as she says in “Verse Virtual.” So it feels natural to see her cite from his letters in “Morning of my 56th Birthday,” the opening poem of her…

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Review by Jennifer Martelli In her poem “Number Four,” Heather Sullivan writes I would hang there, pinioning wildly, clawing for ledge or outstretched root, something to help gain purchase . . . . Coming home from work your shadow joins…

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The ProCreate Project, the Museum of Motherhood and the Mom Egg Review are pleased to announce the 24th edition of  this scholarly discourse intersects with the artistic to explore the wonder and the challenges of motherhood. Using words and art to connect new pathways between the academic, the para-academic, the digital,…

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Review by Barbara Ellen Sorensen The final poem in Margaret Rozga’s book of poems Pestiferous Questions titled “Why Jessie?” warns, “History is a timeline / Those who do not know history / leave it lying underfoot / We trip on…

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Review by Sarah W. Bartlett It becomes quickly apparent that Tina Kelley is quite at home as parent, journalist, and poet. Her themes are as familiar as family, thorny as politics, clever as language, and as varied as the…

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Review by Christine Salvatore Astrobolism: The result of being struck by a star. The blasting of plants by the sun in high summer. From the Greek astron, and bolis, or missile. So begins Caroline Crumpacker’s debut book of…

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Review by Issa M. Lewis   Any creative writing teacher will tell you that conflict is at the heart of fiction; stories require dissonance, tension, to capture our attention and help us connect with the characters. Alex Behr’s Planet Grim…

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Writing Menopause: An Anthology of Fiction, Poetry and Creative Nonfiction Jane Cawthorne and E.D.Morin (Eds.) Review by Bunny Goodjohn [W]hen a woman ceases the fretful struggle to be beautiful…[s]he can at last transcend the body…and be set free from…

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