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Interview: Marly Youmans, Author of ‘Glimmerglass: A Novel’, Poet and Teacher, Part 2 of 2

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'If I could tell my young self something, I'd say that she should not let anything take away her joy in making things out of words – that whatever tends to take away from that deep play and pleasure should be questioned.' Read More »

Interview: Marly Youmans, Author of ‘Glimmerglass: A Novel,’ Poet and Writing Instructor, Part 1 of 2

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'Anything that deepens your life is of use to a writer. Anything that makes you a bigger person on the inside is of use. Anything that helps you understand other people is of use. And anything that causes you to grieve, love, be sheltering, be upset, and feel joy is of use.' Read More »

Interview: Poet Jon M. Nelson, Author of ‘Reflections of Life’

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In addition to sharing his talent through his poetry, Nelson serves in the military. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Poetry Diversified,’ Compiled by Lucinda Clark

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"An Anthology of Human Experience" presents poetry by a variety of young poets. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Goddess Heart Rising’ by Roslyn Elena McGrath

Goddess Heart Rising by Roslyn Elena McGrath

I wonder why men don’t write books about the gods of mythology in this vein. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Suzanne Vega – ‘Live: Solitude Standing’

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It is a joy to hear and see Vega sing her hits. Read More »

Mine Eye Hath Played the Painter: Len Cariou in Video Sonnet on Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday

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New York Shakespeare Exchange is setting all of Shakespeare's sonnets one by one to short films set all around New York City. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Floats the Dark Shadow’ by Yves Fey

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Can the horror in the shadows of the beautiful city of Paris dim its lights to the world? Read More »

Book Review: ‘Are There Zombies in Heaven?’ by Eric “The Moebius Kid” Morlin

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This is poetry from a complex and gifted mind and also from the streets. It is not pretty but it is impressive and worthwhile for the reader. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Crystal Ships’ by Richard Sharp

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The turbulance of the Sixties and Seventies spawned a whole new generation. Can we remember the lessons learned and continue the progress? Read More »