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Recommended Reading #7

“32 Names for Future Hybrid Tulips” by Traci Brimhall “Magic City Ruse” by Ariel Francisco “The Field of Rooms and Halls” by Richard Siken “Kitchen Coven” by Avra Elliott “Vows (for a gay wedding)” by Joseph O. Legaspi “Adolescence” by Nin Andrews “Sea Church” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil “Essay on Craft” by Ocean Vuong “Science and Magic: Wind in Seven Hayao…

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Recommended Reading #5

“The Third Stage” by Kendra Fortmeyer “Stepping Over My Shadow and Stepping Into Another” by Adam Clay “Dis Mem Ber” by Joyce Carol Oates, in Boulevard #94 “We May Be Like Fish” by Anna Lea Jancewicz Issue #19 of the Adroit Journal Poetry, February 2017 issue The daily poetry found at the Rise Up Review, for these politically turbulent times…

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retrospectives

2016: The Retrospective

This year was certainly a year. It was full of good and full of godawful, in equal measure. High peaks and deep valleys. However, I know most people want it to just end already due to all the political outrage and deaths of several cultural icons (and subsequently, many childhoods). I know there’s a lot of uncertainty in the air.…

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Recommended Reading #1

I’ve decided to retire the Carousels¬†on this blog and turn it into a regular Recommended Reading feature instead. These lists will include anything noteworthy I’ve been reading lately that I want to share with all of you. There’s just so much out there now, and sometimes it’s hard and very time-consuming to find the real gems. If you have anything…

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