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Love, Bully Love | Book Review

Love, Bully Love | Book Review

Bully Love by Patricia Colleen Murphy ISBN 978-1-950413-03-4 Press 53, April 1, 2019 9 x 6 paperback, 84 pages The neighbor’s poppies have turned dusty. The day’s end breathes this, another storm. […] What was here is now gone. This evening we inhale the dry skin of...
Bully Love by Patricia Murphy | Interview

Bully Love by Patricia Murphy | Interview

Patricia Murphy is an American writer and teacher based in Arizona. She teaches at Arizona State University and is the founding editor of Superstition Review. Her first book, Hemming Flames, was published by University Press of Colorado in the summer 2016 and went on...
The Summer of Dead Birds | Book Review

The Summer of Dead Birds | Book Review

The Summer of Dead Birds by Ali Liebegott ISBN: 9781936932504 Feminist Press, 2019 103 pages, $17.95 The fourth book by Ali Liebegott, a double Lambda Literary Award winner and writer for the television show Transparent, is an elegy of loss and life, heartbreak and...
Sestina for My Mother | Poetry

Sestina for My Mother | Poetry

Atlanta Writer’s Club Presents… The Natasha Trethewey Prize for Poetry Winner: Elizabeth Bracken   Sestina for My Mother   When I was four, I would sit in a brown wooden chair in the kitchen and my mother would braid my hair. Then she would turn...
Cultivation | Poetry

Cultivation | Poetry

Cultivation Why do our bodies make things they do not need? Seeds from a fast food kids’ meal in a backyard whiskey barrel make juicy little red globes on the vine. Replication is supposed to be a highly regulated routine, a pageant of proteins and cytoskeletal...

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