Gently Read Literature, February 2012

Gently Read Literature

February 2012

Reviews of Contemporary Poetry & Literary Fiction


Frightening & Familiar: Amy Henry on Timothy O’Keefe’s poetry collection The Goodbye Town from Oberlin College Press

Seasonal Patrons: Joe Sullivan on Matthew Guenette’s poetry collection American Busboy from the University of Akron Press

We Are All Implicated: Cindy St. John on Susan Briante’s poetry collection Utopia Minus from Ahsahta Press

Pivotal Yet Ordinary Moments: David S. Atkinson on Richard Duggin’s Why Won’t You Talk To Me: Selected Stories from Outskirts Press

Whatever You Eat You’re Gonna Shit: Christopher Crawford on Nick Demske’s poetry collection Nick Demske from Fence Books

The Deranging of Language: Langdon Dean Julius on Scott Wilkerson’s poetry collection Threading Stone from New Plains Press

Dancing with the Stars: Barbara Goldberg on Jay Rogoff’s poetry collection The Art of Gravity from Louisiana State University Press

The Country of Want: Rita Mae Reese on Shara McCallum’s poetry collection This Strange Land from Alice James Books

Joe Sullivan on 30 Under 30: An Anthology of Innovative Fiction by Young Writers from Starcherone Books

In the Aftermath:  Sandy Longhorn on Allison Joseph’s poetry collection My Father’s Kites from Steel Toe Books

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