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Review: Miraculum, by Ruth L. Schwartz

By on July 21, 2013

Reviewed by Marguerite Sargent   Miraculum Ruth L. Schwartz ISBN 978-1-932870-59-6 Autumn House Press   In Miraculum, her stunning and vital fifth collection, Ruth L. Schwartz writes with thoughtful precision and praise of the wounded. These poems have a way

Telling Two Stories in One Breath: An Interview with Tyehimba Jess

Telling Two Stories in One Breath: An Interview with Tyehimba Jess

By on July 12, 2013

by Jessica Kinnison     American poet Tyehimba Jess entered the MFA program at New York University in 2002 with half of his poetry book leadbelly written. His colleagues knew what he was going to bring to every workshop—another leadbelly

Monsters, Video Games, and Design: An Interview with Rebecca King

Monsters, Video Games, and Design: An Interview with Rebecca King

By on July 5, 2013

by Lori Barrett     Rebecca King is the Founding Editor and Designer at Origami Zoo Press. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University in 2011. Her fiction has appeared in decomP Magazine, >kill author, Dogzplot, and others. The Fourth

Review: Solecism, by Rosebud Ben-Oni

By on July 5, 2013

Reviewed by Linda M. Robertson   Solecism Rosebud Ben-Oni ISBN 978-0-944048-50-4 Virtual Artist Collective   In a 2010 interview for Camera Obscura, Rosebud Ben-Oni says, “The identity of a Mexican bordertown is problematic; the transience, violence and instability of its