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The Falls by Emily Mohn-Slate

Review by Cammy Thomas If I remember correctly, there’s a moment in the movie Zorba the Greek when the callow English youth asks Zorba, the wise old Greek, whether he’s married. Zorba, with some humor, says he’s a man…

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The Machinery of Grace: Cento Poems by Patrice Boyer Claeys

Review by Cammy Thomas Patrice Boyer Claeys grew up in Pennsylvania, graduating from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Manchester, U.K. Her first book of poems, Lovely Daughter of the Shattering was followed a year later by The Machinery of Grace in…

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Save Our Ship by Barbara Ungar

Review by Cammy Thomas It took a moment to figure out that in Barbara Ungar’s new book, Save Our Ship, the little dots and dashes in the alphabetical Table of Contents were letters in Morse Code, having to do…

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Caught in the Myth by Alison Stone

Review by Cammy Thomas Alison Stone has written three chapbooks, and six full-length collections of poetry, including Masterplan, a collaboration with Erik Greinke, and They Sing At Midnight, winner of the 2003 Many Mountains Moving award. Widely published, she…

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Dear Terror, Dear Splendor by Melissa Crowe

“As Far As Wishing Goes” Review by Cammy Thomas Melissa Crowe teaches in and runs UNC Wilmington’s MFA Program. Author of two chapbooks, Cirque du Crève-Coeur, and Girl, Giant, she has published widely, and is coeditor of Beloit Poetry…

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The Bones of Winter Birds by Ann Fisher-Wirth

“Nothing Was Simply One Thing” The Bones of Winter Birds by Ann Fisher-Wirth Review by Cammy Thomas Ann Fisher-Wirth is an accomplished writer, scholar, and Fulbright recipient. A professor at the University of Mississippi, she has written many books…