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Category: September-October 2021
REVIEW: The Good Poetic Mother: A Daughter’s Memoir by Irene Hoge Smith
In telling the story of a mother’s abandonment and eventual life as a poet and paramour of Charles Bukowski, the memoir reveals a true, hard, beautiful vision within.
REVIEW: Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops: A Memoir by Allison Hong Merrill
The memoir traces the author’s early life in Taiwan, examining the powerful cycles of abuse into which she was born her journey to break them.
REVIEW: What Happened to Paula: On The Death of An American Girl by Katherine Dykstra
Through the story of one girl’s murder, the writer examines evolving attitudes about the roles women are forced to assume in American society.
REVIEW: Mobile Home: A Memoir in Essays by Megan Harlan
The memoir in essays excavates all the layers of what home is from the perspective of someone whose childhood home was never one place.
INTERVIEW: Clinton Crockett Peters, Author of Mountain Madness
Nothing gets you out of a rut like travelling, I can’t wait to do more.
INTERVIEW: Esteban Rodríguez, Author of Before the Earth Devours Us
After graduation.. I started working at a coffee shop and just spent all my off time at that coffee shop writing poetry.
INTERVIEW: A Conversation with Megan Stielstra
I think our dreams and our fantasies are just as much a part of our memory as any lived experience.
INTERVIEW: Anne Liu Kellor, Author of Heart Radical: A Search for Language, Love, and Belonging
“What is the blood of the heart? Can we afford to give it away? Must we feel pain before opening?”
After by Sophie Scolnik-Brower
After Sam dies, pieces of him embed themselves in every man I date.