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Elephants by Nicelle Davis and Cheryl Gross

Review by Tessara Dudley As part of a year-long series of chapbooks about humankind’s relationship to animals, poet Nicelle Davis and illustrator Cheryl Gross have collaborated on this entry, which explores the precarious place of elephants in the world…

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The Walled Wife by Nicelle Davis

Review by Jennifer Martelli  – a [live] As she is buried [alive] structure is born. a [   ] live. (37) The Walled Wife is a four-part structure with the beating heart of the speaker/wife, conscious and watching as walls are…

Book Reviews

Becoming Judas by Nicelle Davis

Review by Marcene Gandolfo  – In Sunday school, when we chose roles for the Easter play, no one wanted to play Judas. Understandably so. Judas Iscariot was the traitor, the villain. Who would want to be Judas? Then we realized,…

Authors' Notes

Nicelle Davis on Becoming Judas

Author’s Note:  Nicelle Davis on Becoming Judas  – It could be said that Becoming Judas is a book about teeth. Many of the poems incorporate mouth images, and these images are constantly devouring each other.…

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Circe by Nicelle Davis

Review by Jennifer Jean – I love dark chocolate. The higher the percentage of bitter to sweet the better for me. No surprise then that I found myself gnashing on Nicelle Davis’ bitter-intensive poetry in Circe, her recent collection out…

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Nicelle Davis, Poems, and Cheryl Gross, Art

Dreams Against Absence I. First Night without my Son I gather the scent of my husband like a bed-sheet made of mice. Awake, the smell of our family scurries out from cracks in the walls. I cry this warmth made…

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The Forest of Sure Things by Megan Snyder-Camp

Review by Nicelle Davis The Forest of Sure Things by Megan Snyder-Camp Tupelo Press 2010 $16.95, Winner of the Tupelo Press / Crazyhorse Award for an outstanding first book – As a new mother, I’m often surprised how many of my…

Press

The Mom Egg with Nicelle Davis of The Bee’s Knees

Special Edition, Mom Knees: Editor Marjorie Tesser and The Mom Egg with Nicelle Davis of The Bee’s Knees Blog Marjorie Tesser is editor for Bowery Books, Bob Holman’s independent poetry press, and co-edited the Bowery anthologies Bowery Women: Poems and…

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Gifts from my Two-Year-Old Son by Nicelle Davis

  Nicelle Davis lives in Southern California with her son J.J. Her poems are forthcoming in Broadsided, Front Range, Mosaic, Moulin Review, The New York Quarterly, Offending Adam, Picture Postcard Press, SLAB…