Foreword Reviews

  • Interview with the Author

    Margaret Hagerman

    Sadly, the US is far from the post-racial ideal so many of us are ready to give it credit for.

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  • Interview with the Author

    Cristien Storm

    To stay strong and whole often requires that you defend your you-ness.

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  • Book of the Day

    White

    White is a rare work of fiction in which one can get lost in storytelling and grow as a thinker at the same time.

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  • Book of the Day Roundup August 13-August 17

    Another week, another roundup!

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  • Where Are We Going?

    What comes to your mind when you pick up a graphic novel? Is it the pictures? The plot? What if instead, the thought was the destination?

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Book Review

The Essential John Reibetanz

by Peter Dabbene

Angled approaches, revealing inner character one carefully chosen word at a time, are a Reibetanz specialty. In the Porcupine Quill’s wonderful collection "The Essential John Reibetanz", exquisite poems focus on subjects both... Read More

Book Review

Pictographs

by Peter Dabbene

The pictographs read like nature-administered Rorschach tests, with interpretations revealing themselves after prolonged analysis. Pictographs: The Graphic Art of James Simon Mishibinijima showcases the intriguing and haunting art of a... Read More

Book Review

Triptych

by Aimee Jodoin

With her deeply searching observations and trippy, winding way with words, P. K. Page was ahead of her time. Renowned Canadian poet P. K. Page wrote a great quantity of spellbinding prose in her time, in addition to the poetry that made... Read More

Book Review

Fluke Print

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Dynamic line breaks, phrasing, and wordplay propel these poems forward. Divided into three numbered sections, Jeffery Donaldson’s "Fluke Print" explores writing, relationships, and heartbreak, always alert to the chance nature of what... Read More

Article

All about Animals

by Kara Hansen

Our planet is home to millions of species of animals and, from the most common to the most exotic, each one has something that makes them extraordinary in their own way. For instance, most frogs breathe through their skin, some fish can... Read More

Article

White Kids

by Mya Alexice

Reviewer Mya Alexice Talks Racism with Margaret Hagerman, Author of White Kids One of the flimsiest of racial stereotypes is the idea that poor, uneducated folks harbor the most intense racist sentiments, and that the higher up the... Read More

Article

Empowered Boundaries

by Kristine Morris

Reviewer Kristine Morris Interviews Cristien Storm, Author of Empowered Boundaries: Speaking Truth, Setting Boundaries, and Inspiring Social Change You, as an individual, exist in a small bubble, separate from the seven billion other... Read More

Book Review

The Essential Dorothy Roberts

by Peter Dabbene

This is an excellent entry into the work of a respected poet. "The Essential Dorothy Roberts" is a subtle and graceful poetry collection. Roberts, who died in 1993, came from a family of poets and was encouraged to follow in their... Read More

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