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Review: What We Pass On by Maria Mazziotti Gillian

Posted in October 11, 2014
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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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Review: Dogwatch by R.S. Gwynn

Posted in October 11, 2014
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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

Posted in October 11, 2014
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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: Feeding Wild Birds by Robert Haight

Posted in July 15, 2014
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David James Review of Feeding Wild Birds Robert Haight Mayapple Press, 2013 75 pages ISBN: 978-1-936419-27-2 [purchase link] Many books of poetry offer insights into the personal lives of their authors. Upon reading, we feel like we know these poets …

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Review: Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting by Kevin Powers

Posted in July 15, 2014
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Brian Fanelli, Contributing Editor Review of Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting Kevin Powers Little, Brown, 2014 96 pages, perfect bound ISBN: 978-0316401081 Prior to releasing his debut poetry collection, Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting, …

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Review: Body on the Wall by Michelle Wing

Posted in July 15, 2014
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  Zara Raab Review of Body on the Wall Michelle Wing Hilo, Hawai’i: Saddle Road Press, 2014 Paper, 103 pages ISBN: 980991395200 http://saddleroadpress.com “Body on the Wall,” the title poem, appears in the potent second section (called “Fire”) of this …

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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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