Review by Angela KubinecThe Garden of the Fugitives, winner of the 2013 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, is a collection by Ashley Mace Havird.
Review by Angela KubinecIt is the eternal southern gothic truth, and it sounds like a rotten spoiler. It tests the stuff of any southern writer.
Review by Joy RalphA large part of why I fall off the map each late spring and early summer is the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).
Review by Angela KubinecMorris shares tales of the many ways we travel, in our minds and with our bodies.
Review by Donna RobertsI’m always intrigued when a plot that has been done before—many times before, until it’s almost a cliché—can come across fresh and new.
Review by Joy RalphAt first glance, this is a deceptively simple-sounding romance: talented dancer falls for mysterious, powerful and possibly dangerous client.
Review by Angela KubinecP.W. Bridgman’s book is a collection of short stories and flash fiction that illustrates the importance of “standing” wherever one finds oneself.
Review by Joy RalphHow does an author tell a fresh and interesting story when an audience already knows how everything is going to end?
In Lucy we see the parts of ourselves that are at once hardened, and yet remain vulnerable, toughened and yet desperate, conquered and yet not fully defeated.
Our ever-intrepid staff has reviewed their reading lists for 2016 and presents a small sampling of their favorites.
review by Angela KubinecThe path to self-actualization includes sabotage. It is crowded and messy. It trips us on the worn out shoestrings of our relation to the world.
by Camille GriepEugenia Panisporchi’s lives are unraveling. All of them. Tarquini gives us a contemporary story, but with a twist.
by Diane YannickThere is no rating low enough to compensate for the way this book has ruined my life. Whatever you do, don’t read it as it will haunt you.
by George DrewThere is much to recommend the poems in Neil Shepard’s just-released collection, Hominid Up: their beautiful lyricism, their range, and their sheer poetic intelligence.
The Poisonwood Bible is a masterful example of a tale unfolding from unique perspectives.