Browsing: mother writer

Poetry

Alana Ruben Free and Akilah Mosley, Co-editors “Stretch Marks”  – “Stretch Marks” is collection of poetry by a group of English language writers who have, temporarily or permanently, made their home in Israel. Whether born speaking…

Book Reviews

Review by Judith Swan  – When the 19th century’s Anna Laetitia Barbauld addressed the less-than-classical theme of motherhood, the terms “sentiment” and “romanticized” were not the pejoratives they are today. Indeed, the cultivation of sentiment or emotion was a middle class…

Book Reviews

Review by Nancy Vona  – The best books can be enjoyed over and over again.  Kyle Potvin’s chapbook Sound Travels on Water is one such book:  a satisfying collection of poems with nuances of meaning that emerge on subsequent readings.  Potvin…

Book Reviews

Review by Kathrine Yets – Everything comes down to the center of Tami Haaland’s collection When We Wake in the Night—the heart. No matter how hard I try, I am funneled there. The collection is divided into five sections—As Many…

Book Reviews

Review by Zara Raab – Levi’s earlier books, Once I Gazed at You in Wonder, winner of the 1998 Walt Whitman Award, and Skyspeak (2005), give a large place to relationships: to a mother whose death she grieves and a…

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…

Prose

Seven years ago, we left our Upper West Side co-op for many reasons. My husband needed a driveway. My toddler deserved a bedroom with windows. I had to get out of the kitchen — that narrow room, where, cramped in…

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