Tag Archives: Fall 2014

Review: Everyone I Love Is A Stranger to Someone by Annelyse Gelman

Posted in October 11, 2014
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  John McCarthy, PQ Contributing Editor Everyone I Love Is A Stranger To Someone Annelyse Gelman Write Bloody Publishing Paperback, 80 pages 978-1938912429 http://writebloody.com/shop/products/everyone-i-love-is-a-stranger-to-someone-by-annelyse-gelman/ Encountering a book as self-aware and honest as Annelyse Gelman’s Everyone I Love is a Stranger …

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How Many Whats in a Name?

Posted in October 11, 2014
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Here’s our publication called Poets’ Quarterly. There are plenty of other online journals of and about poetry, and there’s even one out there called Poetry Quarterly, a name close to ours—but none of them do what we do. What makes …

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Review: What We Pass On by Maria Mazziotti Gillian

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  Brian Fanelli, PQ Contributing Editor What We Pass On Maria Mazziotti Gillan Guernica Editions Paperback, 440 pages ISNB: 978-1550713046 http://www.guernicaeditions.com/title/9781550713046 For decades, Maria Mazziotti Gillan has defended the narrative form in poetry, especially through her workshops, interviews, and personal …

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In Conversation with Suzanne Lummis

Posted in October 11, 2014
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Georgia Jones-Davis  Suzanne Lummis’ collection Open 24 Hours won the Blue Lynx Poetry Award in Washington State and will be published in Fall 2014. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Ploughshares, The Hudson Review, The New Ohio Review, and …

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Review: Dogwatch by R.S. Gwynn

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  Ann E. Michael, PQ Contributing Editor Dogwatch R. S. Gwynn Measure Press, 2014 Hardcover, 107 pp ISBN 978-1-939574-07-7 www.measurepress.com I have found that among readers of poetry perhaps the most ardent opinions involve the use of end rhyme in …

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Review: Deviants by Peter Kline

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by Shauna Osborn, Contributing Editor Deviants Peter Kline Stephen F Austin State University Press Paperback, 64 pages 9781622880294 http://www.tamupress.com/product/Deviants,7630.aspx “Deviant behavior is an unwillingness or inability to comply with societal rules of conduct; its inherent condition is one of alienation …

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Review: Book of Asters by Sally Rosen Kindred

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Sherry Chandler Book of Asters Sally Rosen Kindred Mayapple Press, 2014 Paperback, 62 pages  ISBN: 978-1-936419-34-0   http://mayapplepress.com/book-of-asters-sally-rosen-kindred/ From asters to zinnias, Sally Rosen Kindred speaks a new language of the flowers with a vocabulary taken from the Asteracea, the aster …

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Neurology and Poetry

Posted in October 11, 2014
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Ann E. Michael, Contributing Editor For me, reading about consciousness, neurology, the evolution of brain development, and scientific studies on neuropsychology is oddly soothing. The findings in these articles and books often mesh well with books I read about Buddhism, …

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Review: Eye to Eye with Maria Terrone

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Dawn Leas, PQ Contributing Editor Eye to Eye Maria Terrone Bordighera Press Perfect Binding, 115 pages ISBN: 978-1-59954-070-2 http://www.bordigherapress.org/OrderBooks.html In March, I had the opportunity to briefly meet Sara Michas-Martin whose book I later reviewed for the spring issue of …

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Review: This Visit by Susan Lewis

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Mary Kasimor This Visit Susan Lewis BlazeVOX Paperback, 104 pages 978-1-60964-169-6 http://www.blazevox.org/index.php/Shop/new-releases/this-visit-by-susan-lewis-384/ In Susan Lewis’ latest collection of poetry, This Visit, she informs the reader of the paradox of being alive in the poem, “Severence:” “the world too beautiful/despite these …

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