Tag Archives: January 2013

Revisiting Jack Gilbert… by Brian Fanelli

Posted in January 29, 2013
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Bedside Table Series: #3by PQ Contributing Editor Brian Fanelli During my M.F.A. course work at Wilkes University, I plowed through dozens of poetry collections and essays. One of the books on the list was The Great Fires, poems by Jack …

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Top of the stack… by Shauna Osborn

Posted in January 19, 2013
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Bedside Table Series: #2by PQ Contributing Editor Shauna Osborn Full discloser—I do not own a nightstand. What I have instead is a rather large stack of books that live on the floor next to my bed. They stay there until …

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Ghost in a Red Hat by Rosanna Warren

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Ghost in a Red HatRosanna WarrenW.W. Norton &Company Inc.,  2011 Perfect Binding,  99 pages ISBN: 978-0-393-34370-0Purchase at wwnorton.com Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Dawn Leas Reading Rosanna Warren’s Ghost in a Red Hat is like taking a long walk in …

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Vermont Exit Ramps by Neil Shepard

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Vermont Exit Rampsby Neil ShepardBig Table PublishingPaperback, 44 pagesISBN: 9780984956760Purchase link Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Brian Fanelli Anyone who has ever hopped in the car for a cross-state or cross-country road trip will find familiarity in the images in …

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The Kangaroo Girl by Judith Baumel

Posted in January 3, 2013
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The Kangaroo Girl Judith Baumel GenPop Books Paperback, 78 pages ISBN: 9780982359433 Purchase at SPD Books Reviewed by Edan Mohr                                                            Judith Baumel’s latest book conveys both a playful nostalgia and a haunting regret. In navigating a course through personal history, …

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Space, in Chains by Laura Kasischke

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Space, in Chainsby Laura KasischkeCopper Canyon Press, 2011paper, 110 pages, $16                                Purchase Link Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Arthur McMaster Michigan poet Laura Kasischke’s latest volume, her eighth, won the National Book Critic’s …

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Shouters and Whisperers: An interview with Mary Ruefle

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Author Mary Ruefle Shouters and Whisperers:An interview with Mary Ruefle Interview by Georgia Jones-Davis Mary Ruefle is the author of Madness, Rack and Honey: Collected Lectures (Wave Books, 2012) and Collected Poems (Wave Books, 2010). She has published ten books …

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She Returns to the Floating World by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Posted in January 3, 2013
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She Returns to the Floating Worldby Jeannine Hall GaileyKitsune Books, 2011ISBN: 978-0-9827409-2-7 Purchase Link  Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Ann E. Michael  When a writer chooses to call upon myth and folktales in her work, readers generally feel comfortable—most readers …

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Essay: A Public Poesy

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Denice Rovira Hazlett A Public Poesy Essay by Denice Rovira Hazlett *Poesy: [poh-uh-see, -zee] noun, plural po•e•sies. The work or the art of poetic composition. Sometimes you plan a poetry event, but can’t ensure even a modest modicum of success. …

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Painting Czeslawa Kwoka, Honoring Children of the Holocaust

Posted in January 3, 2013
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Painting Czeslawa Kwoka, Honoring Children of the HolocaustPaintings by Lori Schreiner, Poems by Theresa Senato EdwardsUnbound ContentPaperback, 58 pagesISBN: 9781936373277Purchase Link   Reviewed by PQ Contributing Editor Brian Fanelli Too often, history is reduced to names and dates in textbooks, or …

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