2010



A Catch in the Throat of Allah

In the most recent chapbook from Parallel Press, Lynn Shoemaker examines the stages of grief, anger, and frustration in the wake of 9/11; “I admit that at first we wanted […]




Cherma

Jacqueline West’s poetry has appeared in journals including St. Ann’s Review, Inkwell Journal, Pebble Lake Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Barnwood, and Briar Cliff Review, and has twice been nominated for […]



2010
Driving to Heaven

The poems of Tracy Youngblom juxtapose the experiences of “earthly existence” with that of the possibility of eternity. She “maneuvers [her child] through the crazy / rush hour of his […]




Late Life Happiness

Barbara L. Greenberg is the author of The Spoils of August (1974), The Never-not Sonnets (1989), What Nell Knows (1997), and Fire Drills: Stories (1982). She has taught creative writing […]




Li Po Comes to America

Inspired by the eighth-century poet, Li Po, Alex Stolis compares him to the “beat generation” of the 1950s. Throughout the poems Stolis imagines the experiences Li Po would have had […]




St. Cecilia’s Daze

Australian-born Katrin Talbot has found many opportunities to combine her love for music and word. One such opportunity is her chapbook of poems, St. Cecilia’s Daze, the newest publication from […]




That Red Dirt Road

Kay Sanders first connected with Wisconsin sitting at her fourth-grade desk in the deep south, reading Little House in the Big Woods, never dreaming that Wisconsin would one day become […]